F/P/T Activity Targets


Children & Youth:

  • To increase by seven percentage points, by 2015, the proportion of children and youth who participate in 90 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity over and above activities of daily living;
  • To increase from 11,500 steps to 14,500 steps per day, by 2015, the average number of steps taken by all children and youth, which is equivalent to an increase of 30 minutes per day


  • By 2015, to increase by 20% the proportion of Canadians who participate in regular physical activity based on 30 minutes per day of moderate to vigorous activity as measured by the CCHS and the Physical Activity Benchmarks/Monitoring Program. (Integrated Pan Canadian Healthy Living Strategy, 2005)