Table of Contents
Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, Volume 15, Issue 7 (July 2018)
- Issues are regarded as officially published after their release is announced to the table of contents alert mailing list.
- You may sign up for e-mail alerts to receive table of contents of newly released issues.
- PDF is the official format for papers published in both, html and pdf forms. To view the papers in pdf format, click on the "PDF Full-text" link, and use the free Adobe Reader to open them.
Cover Story (view full-size image) Improving adolescents’ levels of sport and physical activity is an official public health issue. [...] Read more. Improving adolescents’ levels of sport and physical activity is an official public health issue. French national government plans were launched in 2001, 2006, and 2011 to improve the participation levels of citizens. Our study aimed to measure these trends among a representative sample of adolescent students of the third-largest French region, but also one of the poorest, between 2001 and 2015. Participation declined among all subgroups of adolescents: from 79.0% to 65.8%. The greatest decrease was observed for boys with a high socioeconomic status (SES), whilst the lowest was for the high-SES girls. We observed that SES inequalities in access to sport increased among the girls, while they reduced among the boys. National government plans seem to have had limited success in this territory. Next to national studies, there is a need to develop territory-specific studies. View this paper.