This is a summary of the recommended levels of physical activity for children aged 5-17 years to improve cardiovascular and muscular fitness, bone health and cardiovascular and metabolic health biomarkers.
At least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous-intensity physical activity daily.
Greater than 60 minutes provides additional health benefits.
Most of the daily physical activity should be aerobic.
Vigorous-intensity activities, including those that strengthen muscles and bones (at least 3 times per week).
This infographic has been created for the TREK project, where you can find more information about this topic.
– World Health Organization 2010