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Publication - Research Publication

Scottish children's physical activity levels: study analysis

Published: 1 Aug 2017
Part of:
Children and families, Health and social care, Research
ISBN:
9781788511094

Report using data from the Growing Up in Scotland (GUS) study to explore physical activity levels in Scottish 10 and 11-year-olds.

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Scottish children's physical activity levels: study analysis
Footnotes

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Footnotes

1 SPACES - Studying Physical Activity in Children's Environments across Scotland. http://spaces.sphsu.mrc.ac.uk/

2 The self-report questionnaire is designed to provide a general measure of how much physical activity features in a respondent's daily lifestyle. It is not intended to measure frequency, intensity, or duration.

3 N>300, (Voss, Ogunleye, & Sandercock, 2013)

4 This gender difference is comparable to that observed in the East of England Healthy Hearts Study (Voss, et al., 2013) of English children (boys 3.2, and girls 3.04) of a similar age

5 SPACES - Studying Physical Activity in Children's Environments across Scotland. http://spaces.sphsu.mrc. ac.uk/

6 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/ArtsCultureSport/Sport/Outcomes-Framework

7 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/ArtsCultureSport/Sport/MajorEvents/Glasgow-2014/Commonwealth-games/Indicators/PAIP

8 http://www.gov.scot/About/Performance/purposestratobjs

9 http://www.hbsc.org/

10 http://www.cls.ioe.ac.uk/page.aspx?sitesectionid=851

11 Available from: http://doc.ukdataservice.ac.uk/doc/5760/mrdoc/pdf/5760_userguide_cohort1_sweep1.pdf

12 The cohort is split across two academic years. This study focused on the children who started Primary 6 in August 2014 (approximately 3/4 of the full BC1) and who took part in the first phase of sweep 8.

13 http://spaces.sphsu.mrc.ac.uk/

14 See Appendix B for the technical note regarding the survey weights developed for this sample.

15 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/11/2763

16 Acceleration is detected and recorded across three planes of movement: in the vertical axis (axis 1), the horizontal axis (axis 2), and the perpendicular axis (axis 3).

17 http://ipenproject.org/

18 See Appendix B for the technical note regarding the survey weights developed for this sample.

19 http://www.cahru.org/content/03-publications/04-reports/hbsc_nr14_interactive_final.pdf

20 http://www.transport.gov.scot/sites/default/files/documents/rrd_reports/uploaded_reports/j389989/j389989.pdf


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