The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute has studied the physical activity levels of children and youth through a study called CANPLAY (the Canadian Physical Activity Levels Among Youth Study). CANPLAY uses pedometers to measure daily steps. Results from this study are based on data collected in Year 9 (2014-2015) and describes physical activity levels among children and youth ages 5-19 years using objective measures (using pedometers to measure the number of steps taken daily).


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The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute has studied the physical activity levels of children and youth through a study called CANPLAY (the Canadian Physical Activity Levels Among Youth Study). CANPLAY uses pedometers to measure daily steps. Results from this study are based on data collected during the two time period from 2014-2016, and describes physical activity levels among children and youth ages 5-19 years using objective measures (using pedometers to measure the number of steps taken daily).


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Results from this study are based on data collected from 2008-2009 and describes physical activity levels among adults aged 15 years and older, using objective measures (using pedometers to measure the number of steps taken daily).


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Top Search(es)

Physical Activity Levels

Key Research Area(s)

Physical Activity

Population(s)

Adults

Publication Type

Reports and Publications

Data Collection Method(s)

Objective Measures Surveys

This study explores individual factors in their relation to physical activity and sport, including awareness of messages, knowledge, beliefs about the benefits, attitudes, self-efficacy, behavioural control, intention, and initial steps to becoming active.


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2015 kids CANPLAY (Pedometer study),

May 6, 2016

The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute studies the physical activity levels of children and youth through a study called CANPLAY (the Canadian Physical Activity Levels Among Youth Study), which uses pedometers to measure daily steps. CANPLAY also examines other factors associated with physical activity levels of children and youth. Using data collected in 2014-2015, CANPLAY data shows that 77% of Canadian children, aged 5 to 19 participate in organized physical activity and sport.


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2014-2016 kids CANPLAY (Pedometer study),

March 13, 2019

The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute examines the physical activity levels of children and youth through a study called CANPLAY (the Canadian Physical Activity Levels Among Youth Study). CANPLAY uses pedometers to measure daily steps. This bulletin generally represents data collected during the two year time period from 2014-2016, unless identified as trend information representing data collected in the study between 2005 and 2016.


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2014-2016 kids CANPLAY (Pedometer study),

January 30, 2019

The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute examines the physical activity levels of children and youth through a study called CANPLAY (the Canadian Physical Activity Levels Among Youth Study). CANPLAY explores physical activity levels through the measurement of daily steps using pedometers, and also examines other factors associated with physical activity levels. In 2014-2016, the study data indicates that 77% of Canadian children, aged 5 to 19 participate in organized physical activity and sport.


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2014-2016 kids CANPLAY (Pedometer study),

January 5, 2018

The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute has studied the physical activity levels of children and youth through a study called CANPLAY (the Canadian Physical Activity Levels Among Youth Study). CANPLAY uses pedometers to measure daily steps. This bulletin generally represents data collected during the two year time period from 2014-2016, unless identified as trend information representing data collected in the study during the years 2005 to 2016.


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2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor (Adult focus),

September 6, 2016

The types of trails available in Canada are varied and may include land-based routes or water-based routes. In a previous bulletin, the 2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor asked Canadians (18 years and older) about their use of trails, the frequency of use, and in what season the trail is typically used (Bulletin #10 in this series). In addition, the survey also further asked about the types of sports or activities conducted on the trail. These types of activities are summarized in this research bulletin.


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2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor (Adult focus),

May 6, 2016

The 2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor asked Canadians’ about the type of physical activities that they participated in during the 12 months prior to the survey. This bulletin summarizes the popular activities and further explores differences by age and sex.


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Top Search(es)

Physical Activity Levels

Key Research Area(s)

Physical Activity

Population(s)

Adults

Publication Type

Reports and Publications

Data Collection Method(s)

Self-Report Population Data