The Children’s Sport Participation and Physical Activity 2018 (CSPPA2018) study is now available.

Led by Professor Catherine Woods (@catherinebwoods), from the University of Limerick, Ireland. All main outcomes were reported through disaggregation by disability. Disability was measured through the self-reported version of the Washington Group on Disability Statistics and UNICEF – Child Functioning Module ( and was responded by all 6,651 respondents.

The entire report covers 6 focus areas of young adolescents aged between 10-18yrs old in;

  • Physical Activity
  • Community Sport
  • School Sport
  • Physical Education
  • Active Travel
  • Sedentary Behaviour

The report also covers the island of Ireland and was produced in cooperation between Sport Ireland, Sport Northern Ireland and Healthy Ireland.

To download the full report and infographics, visit