Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health

Information sheet: global recommendations on physical activity for health 5 - 17 years old

World Health Organization

Publication details

Publication date: 2011
Languages: Arabic, English



These recommendations are relevant to all healthy children aged 5–17 years, unless specific medical conditions indicate to the contrary, irrespective of gender, race, ethnicity, or income level. Whenever possible, children and youth with disabilities should meet these recommendations. However they should work with their health care provider to understand the types and amounts of physical activity appropriate for them considering their disability.

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