The Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance

The Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance is a network of researchers, health professionals and stakeholders who are working together to advance physical activity in children and youth from around the world.

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Registered Countries

38 countries across 6 continents are currently registered for the 2016 Global Matrix.

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The 2016 Global Matrix in Bangkok

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.

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The 2014 Global Summit in Toronto

The world’s first Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children took place in Toronto in May 2014. This was a truly international event with close to 800 delegates from 29 countries in attendance.

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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

Active Healthy Kids Scotland

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

Active Healthy Kids Ghana