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Table 1 Anses’ benchmarks adapted in the context of lockdown

From: How to deal with COVID-19 epidemic-related lockdown physical inactivity and sedentary increase in youth? Adaptation of Anses’ benchmarks

Duration and frequencyIntensity levelExercises to adjust depending on the type of housing (with or without outdoors)
PA for children under 6 years
 At least 3 h of PA throughout the day:Keep PA both frequent and playfulActivities (play, run, jump) in safe spaces indoor and outdoor (if available)
 That being 15 min/h for 12 h of awake timeMake board games more active by introducing balance and stretching challenges
Use a mat for somersaults
PA for children and adolescents from 6 to 17 years (including muscle strenght training activities)
 At least 60 min of PA throughout the dayAt least two 10 min sessions of moderate intensityUse household items, as well as stairs and furniture to train the muscles
 Record duration of PAMake board games more active by introducing balance and stretching challenges
 Divide the daily duration of physical activity in sessions of 10 to 20 min
 Muscle strength training activities twice a weekModerate intensityExercises using the body weight or a wall (stand and sit, push, lean on), small equipment (elastic bands, weighted arm bands, dumbbells) or muscle training gear (rowing machine, training bicycle)
Use household items as exercise equipment (bottles, broom...)
Limit SB of children under 6 years and children and adolescents from 6 to 17 years
 Limit sedentary time.Reduce SB more frequently by breaking up prolonged sitting timeLimit the increasing leisure-based and passive screen time
 Ideally stand up every 30 min
 Limit leisure-based and passive screen time