For nearly 50 years, we’ve been Canada’s informed opinion leader and go-to source for all things physical activity. Everything we do is evidence based—which is another way of saying you can trust us. With the help of the country’s top researchers, we serve up the latest and greatest physical activity information. And tell you what you need to know to get yourself, your family, your community and your country sitting less and moving more.
The 2016 ParticipACTION Report Card
The ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth is the most comprehensive assessment of child and youth physical activity in Canada.
This Report Card includes new Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth: An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep – the first of their kind in the world –and, for the first time, assigns a Sleep grade.
Benefits & Guidelines
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The link between physical activity and better health, both physical and mental, has been proven in study after study. But understanding the reasons to reduce sitting and get moving, along with the amount and type of physical activity you need to experience significant, positive changes in your health, is key.
Check this space often for a curated selection of the latest position statements, white papers, reports and studies from leading researchers across Canada and around the globe.