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Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Canada’s 2013 Active healthy kids report card is released

The 2013 edition is out, and nicely reformatted and packed rich with information.

The report card is tracking year over year progress on 17 indicators of physical activity for children.  Not surprising, in many areas Canada is not performing well, but in some areas there are good grades.

The title of the report speaks to the basic message.  Are we Driving our Kids to unhealthy behaviour provides ample evidence of the shift from active transportation to inactive transportation in every day activities such as getting to school. 

Another step in the right direction to getting Canada back on the pathway to physical fitness. 

1 comment:

  1. Cathy Richards23 May 2013 at 15:35

    It's such a great report. What I especially love is that they evaluate something even if they know there isn't enough data to give a score, that is, they give it a "inc" score. They've built in indicators that they want to get data on to encourage people to start collecting it. Brilliant approach. Also very nice presentation of info, easy to read, easy to scan, easy to find what's relevant to each target audience sector.