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ParticipACTION Report Card Gives Canada Failing Grade

ParticipACTION releases 2016 Report Card and for the first time, assigns a sleep grade.

Frisbee Rob talks to students about the importance of reducing screen time and increasing play and physical activity.


Kids are inactive and they may be losing sleep over it. If you think kids can get a little physical activity and then play video games into the wee hours, yet remain healthy, you’re in for a rude awakening. Emerging research, which spurred Canada to develop the world’s first 24-Hour Movement Guidelines, shows that physical activity, sedentary behaviour – and sleep – are closely interrelated.