The Scale of Physical Well-being for Children?♂️?♀️
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended levels of physical activity for children aged 5 – 17 years old. It is suggested that children and youth should accumulate at least 60 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity daily. While most of the daily physical activity should be aerobic incorporated with vigorous-intensity activities at least 3 times per week. (World Health Organization, 2020)?♂️?♀️
According to the 2018 Active Healthy Kids Hong Kong Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth, the Overall Physical Activity graded a C- and the Physical Fitness performed worse with a low-grade D. ?
If you are working on a project to improve children’s physical fitness, you may make use of the measuring scale of physical well-being at the individual level to understand more about your service users.?
?Go and visit our Outcome/ Indicator Bank: https://jcmel.swk.cuhk.edu.hk/outcome-impact-indicator-bank/individual/family-and-child-welfare-services/
World Health Organization (2020). Retrieved from: https://www.who.int/dietphysicalactivity/factsheet_young_people/en/
Department of Sports Science and Physical Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2018). 2018 Active Healthy Kids Hong Kong Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. Retrieved from: http://www.activehealthykidshongkong.com.hk/document/2018%20Short-form%20Report%20Card%20English%20version.pdf
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