Journal article

The contribution of organised sports to physical activity in Australia: Results and directions from the Active Healthy Kids Australia 2014 Report Card on physical activity for children and young people

Stewart A Vella, Natasha K Schranz, Melanie Davern, Louise L Hardy, Andrew P Hills, Philip J Morgan, Ronald C Plotnikoff, Grant Tomkinson

Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2016


Awarded by National Health AMP; Medical Research Council of Australia

Funding Acknowledgements

The 2014 Report Card used unit record data from the Growing Up in Australia, the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. The study is conducted in partnership between the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA), the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The findings and views reported in this paper are those of the author and should not be attributed to the FaHCSIA, the AIFS or the ABS. It also used unit record data from the National Secondary Students' Diet and Activity (NaSSDA) survey. We acknowledge that the NaSSDA survey was funded by Cancer Council Australia and the National Heart Foundation of Australia.r We would like to acknowledge that author RCP is funded by a Salary Award from the National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia (GNT1023602).