From the ParticipACTION Physical Activity Report Card to the Global Matrix 3.0: Impact Evaluation and Strategy Development

Internationally, physical activity levels among children and youth are declining, while sedentary behaviours are increasing, leading to the global rise in non-communicable disease. This project aims to contribute to childhood physical activity promotion in Canada and worldwide, and to the international diffusion of scientific knowledge concerning childhood physical activity though three actions: 1. the evaluation of the impact of the ParticipACTION Report Cards since 2014; 2. the optimization of the development of the Global Matrix 3.0; and, 3. the contribution to the 2018 ParticipACTION Report card. ParticipACTION is a non-profit organization, which for over 45 years has existed to promote healthy active living among Canadians. The intern will contribute to the promotion of the ParticipACTION Report Card and undertake important comparisons between the Report Cards and Global Matrices. TO BE CONT'D

Salomé Aubert
Faculty Supervisor: 
Mark Tremblay
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