By: Chao Li-yen and Ko Lin
The "2018 Taiwan Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth" conducted by National Chung Hsing University (NCHU) and National Taiwan University of Sport (NTUS) provides a summary and grades current levels of physical activity, related health behavior and influential factors in Taiwan.
Local data for children and adolescents (5-17 years old) from 2010-2018 were used to measure 10 indicators, including overall physical activity; organized sport and physical activity participation; active playing; active transportation; and sedentary behavior.
The rest of the indicators are physical fitness; family and peers; school; community and the built environment; government strategies; and investment. [FULL STORY]