Mass Participation - USA

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  • Mass Participation - USA
    • Mass participation rates are lower in the USA than in the UK
    • Mass participation in sport is not high in the USA
    • Individual activities show higher participation than team games
    • Men participate in sport more than women
    • Growing Trends
      • Gym ad jogging culture since the 1950s
      • Engagement in physical activity is increasing
      • Walking, jogging, stretching and weight training = most popular
    • Obesity problems
      • 15% of American 16-19 year olds are clinically obese
      • 40 million people are obese
      • 75% of individuals are not reaching the basic activity recommendations
      • 25% are completely sedentary


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