Canadian preschoolers getting enough exercise, but it stops at age 5: study

May 20, 2017

Three quarters of Canadian preschoolers are getting enough physical activity to stay healthy, a new Statistics Canada report suggests, but as soon as kids hit age five, the proportion drops to just one-third.

 

The results of the study, released by the agency on Wednesday, show that 73 per cent of three- and four-year-olds met the benchmark of 180 minutes of any type of physical activity per day. No significant difference was observed between boys and girls. Read here>>

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