Impact of pandemic on physical activity in key settings

2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey,

April 13, 2022

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The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute (CFLRI) conducted a survey in 2020 and 2021 called the Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport survey. In comparison to typical levels of physical activity prior to COVID-19 (prior to March 2020), adults in this survey were asked ratings of change in their level of physical activity in various key locations.



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Self-Report Population Data

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of adults report participating in ‘somewhat or much more’ physical activity in their local neighborhood, now compared to the pre-pandemic period

The CFLRI is currently conducting a study of physical activity opportunities in Canadian schools. If you have received an invitation to participate in this and have any questions regarding the study please contact us at Thank you for your participation!