The second Global Matrix on the Physical Activity of Children and Youth will be presented at the International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health in Bangkok, Thailand in November 2016. Forty countries will develop physical activity report cards for presentation at the International Congress.
Countdown to the 2016 Global Matrix on the Physical Activity of Children in Youth in Bangkok
What Report Card Leaders Are Saying About the 2014 Global Matrix
The global matrix should have substantial impact in Scotland — the grades from Scottish children and adolescents did not compare favourably with the rest of the world, attracting a great deal of publicity. Seeing our position relative to other nations has provided impetus to do better in future physical activity and health policy. Read more…Professor John J. Reilly
Ghana’s maiden Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth, published in 2014, established a baseline description of physical activity indicators of Ghanaian children and youth and has since influenced stakeholders to start developing policy guidelines and interventions to raise the grades on physical activity indicators for children and youth in the future. Read more…Professor Reginald T. Ocansey