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Results From Chile’s 2016 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

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dc.contributor.author Aguilar-Farias, Nicolás
dc.contributor.author Cortinez-O’Ryan, Andrea
dc.contributor.author Sadarangani, Kabir P.
dc.contributor.author Von Oetinger, Astrid
dc.contributor.author Leppe, Jaime
dc.contributor.author Valladares, Macarena
dc.contributor.author Balboa-Castillo, Teresa
dc.contributor.author Cobos, Carolina
dc.contributor.author Lemus, Nicolas
dc.contributor.author Walbaum, Magdalena
dc.contributor.author Cristi-Montero, Carlos
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-16T14:20:19Z
dc.date.available 2017-08-16T14:20:19Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation J Phys Act Health. 2016 Nov;13(11 Suppl 2):S117-S123 es_CL
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2016-0314 es_CL
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11447/1581
dc.description.abstract BACKGROUND: The 2016 Chilean Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth is a review of the evidence across indicators of behaviors, settings, and sources of influence associated with physical activity (PA) of Chilean children and youth. METHODS: A Research Work Group reviewed available evidence from publications, surveys, government documents and datasets to assign a grade for 11 indicators for PA behavior based on the percentage of compliance for defined benchmarks. Grades were defined as follows: A, 81% to 100% of children accomplishing a given benchmark; B, 61% to 80%; C, 41% to 60%; D, 21% to 40%; F, 0% to 20%; INC, incomplete data available to assign score. RESULTS: Grades assigned were for i) 'Behaviors that contribute to overall PA levels': Overall PA, F; Organized Sport Participation, D; Active Play, INC; and Active Transportation, C-; ii) 'Factors associated with cardiometabolic risk': Sedentary Behavior, D; Overweight and Obesity, F; Fitness, F; and iii) 'Factors that influence PA': Family and Peers, D; School, D; Community and Built Environment, C; Government Strategies and Investments, C. CONCLUSIONS: Chile faces a major challenge as most PA indicators scored low. There were clear research and information gaps that need to be filled with the implementation of consistent and regular data collection methods. es_CL
dc.format.extent 7 es_CL
dc.language.iso en_US es_CL
dc.publisher Human Kinetics Publisher es_CL
dc.subject advocacy es_CL
dc.subject health promotion es_CL
dc.subject policy es_CL
dc.title Results From Chile’s 2016 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth es_CL
dc.type Artículo es_CL


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