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Team Uruguay has recently produced a video about the Global Matrix project and Uruguay's participation. Congratulations! The video is available in Spanish with English subtitles, please use the link below to watch. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyHpp0X3PvU. [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyHpp0X3PvU"]  ...

On April 21, 2022, team Czech Republic published their 2022 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. The grades have been audited by the AHKGA team and will be included in the Global Matrix 4.0!  Please join us in congratulating Czech Republic's report card...

On April 8, 2022, team Japan published their 2022 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. The grades have been audited by the AHKGA experts and will be included in the Global Matrix 4.0!  To see the grades and find more information, please visit...

South Korea’s Report Card team has just delivered three presentations at the National Sport Medicine Conference (Seoul, South Korea) on the following topics. Academic committee symposium 1- Physical activity status of Korean children and adolescents and international comparison (Chair: Professor YeonSoo Kim) Dr. Jung-Woo Oh: Changes in...

Finland has recently launched their 2022 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. The grades have been audited by the AHKGA experts and will be included in the Global Matrix 4.0!  Please join us in congratulating Finland’s Report Card Team on their success! Finland’s...

As the AHKGA has secured some financial support, the AHKGA Board of Directors took the decision to launch a new “AHKGA Fellowship” program – one Fellow per Global Matrix to help build capacity and leadership within the sector. The AHKGA Fellow will provide support for the...

Dr. Salomé Aubert was recently interviewed by the American Sports Institute. The interview was titled "Very Concerning: The Status of Physical Activity Among the World's Children and Youth" and the questions were about the findings from the Global Matrix 3.0, the global physical activity surveillance...

Congratulations to the Report team from Brazil on their recent publications – updated systematic reviews for Brazil’s Report Card! Citation details and summaries of the papers are below. Barbosa Filho VC, Costa RM, Oliveira BN, Castro VH, Silva KS. Prevalence of global physical activity among young...

There has been a lot of media attention given to the recently released  2021 Active Healthy Kids Scotland Report Card.  The focus of most of the media reporting was the screen time data. The summary of media coverage is below. Congratulations, team Scotland! Strathclyde University...

Today, Scotland launched their 2021 Active Healthy Kids Scotland Report Card. The grades have been audited by the AHKGA experts and will be included in the Global Matrix 4.0!  Please join us in congratulating Scotland’s Report Card Team on their success! To see the grades and...

Israel recently joined the AHKGA Network to participate in Global Matrix 4.0. In developing the national report card the Israeli working group, which includes an interdisciplinary team of policy makers, researchers, medical professionals, and other stakeholders, seeks to formulate recommendations to promote public policy, programs...

South Korea Report Card leaders co-authored a paper titled “The current physical activity status of Korean children and adolescents”  that was just published in the Journal of Sport and Leisure Studies (in Korean). The abstract of the paper and citation details are below. To full...

The Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance (AHKGA) is pleased to partner with the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) for the release of the Global Matrix 4.0 in conjunction with the ISPAH 2022 Congress on October 24-27th in Abu Dhabi, UAE! In 2014, the...

Dr. Salomé Aubert made a presentation at the Paediatric Work Physiology 2021 Symposium (https://www.pwp2021.com/) yesterday! Her talk was about findings of her recent review “Global prevalence of physical activity for children and adolescents; inconsistencies, research gaps, and recommendations: a narrative review” published in the International Journal...

AHKGA South American Representative Silvia Gonzalez has recently presented at two virtual events: (1) the First Latin American Congress of Physical Activity and Health Research and (2) the International Active Transportation Workshop organized by the MRC Epidemiology Unit of the University of Cambridge. Silvia presented Global Matrix 3.0 data...

On May 28th, 2021, Chile's Report Card leader Dr. Nicolas Aguilar-Farias made a presentation at the seminar, “Seminário Internacional Sobre Observatórios no Âmbito do Desporto e da Atividade Física,” organised by the Municipality of Almada, Portugal. His presentation was titled "From data to practice: experiences...

On May 17th, Basque Country published their 2021 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. On May 24th, the Report Card will be presented to the Basque Government. Congratulations to the Basque Country Report Card Leader, Mikel Bringas, and team! Click here to access the...