2010 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 05: Sedentary pursuits during the after school period


The 2010 Physical Activity Monitor examined young people’s participation in a variety of activities during the after school period. Bulletin 4 in this series explored participation in active pursuits after school, and this bulletin explores more sedentary pursuits (for example: watching TV, reading, or doing homework) participated in after school. Here, after school is defined as the time between the end of the school day and before dinner.


Publication Date: October 20, 2011