When looking over the figures since 1987, we find that young people in recent years are more likely to... report exercising vigourously three times or more 'in the last week' (1995-2003) play soccer and basketball in their own time or school clubs go jogging and dancing (females only) play on a skateboard (males only) (1991-2003) take part in pub/club sports (1991-2003) think they are unfit We also find that young people in recent years are less likely to... go cycling and go fishing play tennis, badminton and rugby in their own time or school clubs spend their own money on sports centre or sports equipment (1991-2003) walk or cycle to school (1995-2003) It is also noted that there has been little change in those that report. being involved in gymnastics, swimming, hockey, weight-training, netball, and cricket in their own time or school clubs any level of enjoyment of physical activity from "Not at all" to "A lot" (1995-2003) exercising vigourously twice 'in the last week' (1995-2003) .when compared with figures from previous years.
Editor's comments - [ ideal for stimulating discussion and provides factual information and 40 charts that are relevant to those concerned with the healthy development of young people. Written using data derived from the Health Related Behaviour Questionnaire surveys, the report uses a sample of 329,408 young people between the ages of 10 and 15 from across the UK - this is just the summary trends publication ] Reference this?Cryer, J. (Year). This page title in italics. Retrieved date, from <this page's full URL>
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Reference : SHEU (2004) Young people and physical activity, attitudes to participation and exercise in sport 1987-2003. Exeter: SHEU
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