Canadian physical activity guidelines for adults: are Canadians aware?

  title={Canadian physical activity guidelines for adults: are Canadians aware?},
  author={Leila Pfaeffli Dale and Allana G LeBlanc and Krystn Orr and Tanya R Berry and Sameer Deshpande and Amy E. Latimer-Cheung and Norm O'Reilly and Ryan E. Rhodes and Mark Stephen Tremblay and Guy E Faulkner},
  journal={Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme},
  volume={41 9},
The present study evaluated awareness of the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology's 2011 Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for Adults and assessed correlates. Reported awareness of the physical activity (PA) guidelines was 12.9% (204/1586) of the total sample surveyed. More than half (55%) self-reported meeting PA guidelines of ≥ 150 min of moderate to vigorous PA per week. Awareness of PA guidelines was significantly related to participants' level of PA (χ(2) (1) = 30.63, p < 0.001… CONTINUE READING