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Physical Activity

Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines

The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) has developed a set of 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the early years (0 – 4), children and youth (5-17), adults (18-64) and for older adults (65+). These guidelines show us what a healthy 24-hour period looks like – including physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep recommendations. You can find more detailed information on our Physical Activity pages for:

HPEPH’s Healthy Life Line

Public Health can provide support and resources to your patients with their questions about physical activity or local healthy eating programs and services. Questions will be answered by registered dietitians and physical activity professionals. 

Need More Information About Physical Activity?

All local residents can call Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health’s Healthy Life Line at 613-966-5500 or 1-800-267-2803, ext. 610.

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