ParticipACTION’s newest report card on physical activity for children

On June 17, ParticipACTION released the latest Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. A grade of D+ was assigned to kids on their overall physical activity. Be sure to check out the full report card to learn more.

Dr. Rhodes is a member of the Research Advisory Group for ParticipACTION. In creating the report, he also published a Consensus Statement on the role of the family in movement behaviours:

  • Rhodes, R.E., Guerrero, M.D., Vanderloo, L.M., Barbeau, K., Birken, C.S., Chaput, J., . . . Tremblay, M.S. (2020). Development of a consensus statement on the role of the family in the physical activity, sedentary, and sleep behaviours of children and youth. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 17(1), 1-31.

Part of this process involved a systematic review with two members of the BMed lab, including graduate student Meg Perdew and undergraduate student Savanna Malli:

  • Rhodes, R.E., Perdew, M., & Malli, S. (2020). Correlates of parental support of child and youth physical activity: A systematic review. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, (Available Online First), 1-11.