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Research and Insight: Children and young people

Less than one in five young people (between the ages of 5-15) are moving for 60 minutes every day. It’s important to build positive attitudes around physical activity early in life to act as the foundation for a healthy life. Families, particularly parents and care-givers, play a big role in shaping children’s attitudes and behaviours toward physical activity. Here you will find the latest research related to the physical activity and sport levels, motivations and barriers of children and young people.

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By GreaterSport

45.2% of children and young people are now achieving an average of 60 minutes of physical activity a day. Whilst more than three in ten are failing to achieve 30 minutes of activity a day.

By GreaterSport

New research has highlighted the link between sedentary behaviour during adolescence and depression whilst highlighting the need for people of all ages to move more.

By GreaterSport

The latest British Active Student Survey has been released showcasing positive impacts of physical of students in both Further Education and Higher Education.

By GreaterSport

Coronavirus and the subsequent lockdown has had a profound effect on daily life and the latest research from Sport England explores the impact on children and young people.

By GreaterSport

The latest research on Covid-19 has explored the experiences of children and young people and the impact the pandemic and lockdown have had on them.

By Active Lives

Six in ten children and young people in Greater Manchester are not active enough. 35.8% of children and young people, on average, do less than 30 minutes of activity each day, with only 39.9% doing at least 60 minutes or more.