REASONS FOR PARTICIPATING
The 2005-06 MPHS also included questions about the reasons for participating or not participating in sport or physical recreation. Common responses for not participating included being too busy or lack of time; age or health related reasons; and 'not interested'. Motives broadly included health reasons and enjoyment. The information from this topic is summarised in ABS (2007d) Participation in Sport and Physical Recreation, Australia, 2005-06 (cat. no. 4177.0). This topic was not included in the 2009-10 survey.
A separate report, Motivators and Constraints to Participation in Sports and Physical Recreation (ABS 2007c) has also been prepared by the ABS for the Committee of Australian Sport and Recreation Officials.
Follow us on...Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram