2005 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 6: Parental involvement in children's physical activity


This section examines various types of parental support, in particular: the amount of time parents spend engaged in active play or sports with their child; time spent by parents transporting their child to and from physical activities and sports; whether or not the parent supervised recess or helped out at a physical activity or sport event at school during the past year; whether parents volunteered to help with their children’s physical activities or sports outside of school; and whether parents provided financial support for their children’s physical activities or sport participation.
  List of topics:    
    Playing active games or sports with children    
    Transporting children to physical activities and sports    
    Volunteering with physical activities and sport    
    Financial support of children's physical activity and sport  


Publication Date: June 5, 2007