Leading members of the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance and the International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity have joined forces to present an editorial in the Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly titled “The Future of Para Report Cards on Physical Activity of Children and Adolescents with Disabilities—A Global Call for Engagement, Data, and Advocacy”. This insightful piece underscores the imperative for a comprehensive approach to tracking and enhancing the physical activity of children and adolescents with disabilities worldwide.
In this editorial, the authors examine the current landscape of para report cards, highlighting both successes and challenges in monitoring physical activity levels among young individuals with disabilities. The article calls for global engagement, robust data collection, and heightened advocacy to shape the future of para report cards.
As a result of this collaboration between global experts, the editorial proposes a roadmap for the future of para report cards on physical activity, providing a comprehensive guide for researchers, policymakers, and advocates working towards a more inclusive and physically active world for children and adolescents with disabilities.
To access the full editorial, please visit https://journals.humankinetics.com/view/journals/apaq/aop/article-10.1123-apaq.2023-0131/article-10.1123-apaq.2023-0131.xml