One in four children are completely sedentary during their free time


Published 29 September 2022 at 12.15

Domestic. Every fourth child in Sweden has no active leisure activities at all, shows a new Sifo survey conducted by the Swedish Bowling Association.

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The survey included 1,000 parents of children aged 0 to 17 and was conducted this summer.

– Sedentary behavior is a threat to public health and a widespread social problem at all ages. We in sports have a responsibility to help more people gain access to the movement and community that club life can provide, says Peter Hodor, general secretary of the Swedish Bowling Association.