Less than one in five young people (between the ages of 5-15) are moving for 60 minutes every day. It’s important to build positive attitudes around physical activity early in life to act as the foundation for a healthy life. Families, particularly parents and care-givers, play a big role in shaping children’s attitudes and behaviours toward physical activity. Here you will find the latest research related to the physical activity and sport levels, motivations and barriers of children and young people.
Covid-19 has had impacts on physical activity levels for everyone across the country. Here you will find the latest research into the affect of coronavirus on physical activity and sport levels, motivations and barriers.
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The latest research on Covid-19 has explored the experiences of children and young people and the impact the pandemic and lockdown have had on them.
Coronavirus and the subsequent lockdown has had a profound effect on daily life and the latest research from Sport England explores the impact on children and young people.
The latest research from the Youth Sport Trust has highlighted the wide ranging ramifications that Covid-19 and the associated restrictions have had on children and young people.
With schools closing their doors to the vast majority of pupils in March there has been major disruptions to the lives of children and young people. The latest research from the Youth Sport Trust has examined the role PE has to play in the return to school.
The latest research has found the rates of probable mental disorders have increased since 2017. In 2020, one in six children aged 5 to 16 years were identified as having a probable mental disorder up from one in nine in 2017.
The teenage years are an important life stage and for girls their formative experiences during the pandemic will likely shape their attitudes and behaviours for years to come. The latest research from Women in Sport looks at the impact of the pandemic on the experiences of teenage girls