Organized Sport Participation

2016 Grade: C-


Percentage of children and youth who participate in organized sport at least once per week.

Key Findings
  • Half of secondary school students self-reported participation in leisure time sports (of any type) for 30 minutes or more at least once a week in the 2007-2008 academic year. In fact, the data collection period of this study only partly fulfilled the searching timeframe criterion (i.e., after March 2008).

  • Wong BY, Ho SY, Lo WS, et al. Longitudinal relations of perceived availability of neighborhood sport facilities with physical activity in adolescents: an analysis of potential moderators. J Phys Act Health. 2014;11(3):581-587.