Childcare providers, practitioners and researchers whose work is in some way connected with physical activity, sedentary time and/or sleep are being invited to participate in a survey soliciting thier opinion on a draft of the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years: An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep (herein referred to as the 24-Hour Guidelines).
With leadership from the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, a group of Canadian and International research and practice experts in physical activity, sedentary behaviour, sleep, and health promotion met to develop the 24-Hour Guidelines. After reviewing and consolidating the evidence, the experts have produced an initial version of the 24-Hour Guidelines.
One of the final stages in the development of the 24-Hour Guidelines is to gain feedback about the clarity of the guidelines, as well as level of agreement, perceived importance, applicability, feasibility, resource implications, and equity. Acceptance and dissemination of the 24-Hour Guidelines is important for the alignment of strategic efforts in policy, practice, and research aimed at promoting health for Canadian infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
This stakeholder survey will be open until midnight EST on April 9.