Parents' perceptions of leisure constraints and facilitators in elite youth soccer: A phenomenological approach [thesis]

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2018, which they described as "a crisis" (p. 1), resulting in fewer physically active children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC; 2020) recommends a minimum 60 minutes of physical activity per day, a recommendation only achieved, on average, by 24% of children in the U.S. (Aspen Institute, 2019). According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2018), partaking in regular physical activity as children decreases the likelihood of contracting chronic diseases in
more » ... ulthood. While regular physical activity takes place in a variety of ways, parents often choose to enroll their children in sport to promote and encourage regular exercise (Kremer-Sadlik & Kim, 2007
doi:10.18297/etd/3638 fatcat:5vyswscjkjgtxfwkiyafvculhq