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Table 4 Prevalence (%) of preschool (2- < 6 years) and school (6–10 years) children, who reached the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation (2011) of 60 min/day moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPAa, stratified by sex)

From: Impact of physical activity, sedentary behaviour and muscle strength on bone stiffness in 2–10-year-old children-cross-sectional results from the IDEFICS study

  Preschool children Primary school children
  Boys N = 804 Girls N = 708 All N = 1512 Boys N =1402 Girls N = 1535 All N = 2937
Prevalence (%) of children spending ≥ 60 min/day MVPAa 25.0 10.3 18.1 30.6 10.5 20.1
  1. aMVPA based on the cut-off values proposed by Evenson (published by Trost et al., 2011) [42]