Children around the world do not move enough to maintain healthy growth and development, according to a global report published today.
Alliance Healthy Kids Global (AHKGA) report compiled 49 countries from six continents to evaluate global trends in youth's physical activity in developed and developing countries, Comparison of "Global Matrix 3.0" of grades.
The report revealed today's modern lifestyles increase in screen time, expanding communities and the promotion of automation of previous manual activities – contributing to a public health problem that needs to be recognized as a global priority.
"Global trends, including too much screen time, contribute to a generation of non-active children and putting them on a dangerous journey," said Professor Mark Tremblay, President AHKGA, Senior Expert at the CHEO Research Institute in Canada and Professor of the University of Ottawa. "We have a general responsibility to change because inactive children are at risk for physical, mental, social and mental health problems. Challenges will face a number of challenges, including climate change, increase accuracy, and the effects of rapid technological change. They need to be physically active in order to become a healthy, sustainable adult who can survive and succeed in changing world. "
AHKGA's international comparison comprises 517 experts created 49 rural reporting cards, and # 39; Record 10 common indicators related to the physical activity of children and young people. The resulting report will be completed. explore world-wide patterns, and show how our world is changing; affecting children's physical activity levels. There is an increase in screen time and increasing technology and technology; including an important time to be spent better and engage in a wide range of physical activities; and the increased use of motor transport changes physical activity levels across the world.
"Reverse against these lifestyles requires a social engineering, not just an engineering that has been built, and the challenges change according to the level of development of each country," said Dr Tremblay. "It can take many societies to cooperate to transport behavior to play children properly and to be active and preserved. We hope this report will be cited for activities for societies all over the world. "
Learning from each other
Countries with their younger children and young people in general, including Slovenia, Zimbabwe and Japan, all are trustworthy in different ways to move children but who are consistent with all that physical activity is driven by a cultural orientation that a & # 39; great influence on it. It is not an option to be active but a way of life.
* Slovenia received the best indicators for Total Corporate Activity (A-), Families and Speakers (B +), and Government (A), and received a total average level of B.
Slavic's key feature is the importance of sporting the culture of this country almost 30 years ago, since "Solar is intended to see sport as an effective tool in fostering self-identity national among citizens and making global identity bids. "
* Zimbabwe reports above average levels of Corporate Action in general (C +) and irresponsible Behavior (B).
Most physical activity is a affecting active transport that is essential in everyday life for most children in Zimbabwe.
* Japan had the best indicators for Active Transportation (A-) and Fitness Fitness (A), and no marks were lower than C-.
Japan has been very basic for "walking to school use" which was conferred on the implementation of the School Education Act, which was implemented in 1953. It states that public primary schools should to be within 4 kilometers, and for public high schools or more than 6 kilometers from the student home.
"We can learn from each other to develop the world-wide features," said Professor Peter Katzmarzyk, Vice President AHKGA and Deputy Executive Director for Public Health and Health Sciences in the Bio Research Center – Medical in Pennington in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. "Corporate non-activity is a global issue and we can not be abandoned further. As a result of our children's health and income, we need to build a corporate activity into all the societies, and change social changes so that children can move. "
First report & # 39; the state of the United States & Canada on the physical literacy of children