Mexico Releases Their First Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth
Below is a list of indicators in the Report Card along with their corresponding grades:
- Physical Activity – 5/10 (Average)
- Obesity – 2/10 (Very Poor)
- Organized Sport Participation – Unknown
- Active Transportation – Unknown
- Screen Time – 5/10(Average)
- Physical Activity in Schools – 3/10 (Poor)
- Family Physical Activity – Unknown
- Policy and Programs – 7/10 (Good)
The 2012 Mexican Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth was was carried out with support from CAMBIO (Canada-Mexico Battling Childhood Obesity) which is funded by the Global Health Research Initiative (GHRI), a collaobrative research funding partnership of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Canadian International Development Agency, Health Canada, the International Development Research Centre and the Public Health Agency of Canada.
A number of partners were involved in the development of the Report Card including the following Canadian-based organizations: the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Active Healthy Kids Canada and Queen’s University.
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