What does moderate to vigorous physical activity mean for kids? Philly.com by Rachel DeHaven, Physical Activity Specialist, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Simply put, moderate and vigorous are terms to explain how hard your body is working when doing that particular activity. Exercise physiologists measure activity in metabolic equivalents or METS. One MET is defined as the energy used at rest.
Even Small Bursts of Exercise Can Make Kids Healthier. TIME by Jeffrey Kluger
In secondary students, as little as 20 minutes of activity three times a week could go a long way.