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Guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under 5 years of age

These guidelines provide recommendations on the amount of time in a 24-hour day that chidlren under the age of 5 should spend being physically active and sleeping, in additional to the maximum time these children should spend on screen-based sedentary activities or time restrained.

Resource Information

Date

January 1, 2019

Author

World Health Organization

Type

Guide

Setting

Children's Service/Child Care, Home

Age

Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11)

Topic

Chronic Disease Prevention, Mental Health, Physical Activity

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, Provincial (Ontario), Provincial (outside Ontario), National, International

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