Empfehlungen für körperliche Aktivität und Inaktivität von Kindern und Jugendlichen – Methodisches Vorgehen, Datenbasis und Begründung

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The benefits of physical activity and a reduction of sedentary behaviour in childhood and adolescence are well established.Based on a quality-assured literature review, the German recommendations were updated. Guidelines for infants, toddlers, children of kindergarten and primary school age and youth are clearly depictedIn general, a higher amount of physical activity is associated with more health benefits. Preschool age children should have 180 min of physical activity daily, and from primary school age on, at least 90 min daily are recommended. Sedentary behaviour, especially time in front of screens, is to be reduced to a minimum.

Original languageGerman
JournalDas Gesundheitswesen
Issue numberS 01
Pages (from-to)S11-S19
Publication statusPublished - 03.2017

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