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Boston Children’s fit kit knowledge check
Sedentary time

 

Now that you’ve read about the different types of sitting-stoppers — active recreation, lifestyle activity, active transportation, and active breaks — it’s time to see what you learned!

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Go up and down the stairs
What sitting-stopper is it? Active recreation
Lifestyle activity
Active transportation
Active breaks
Nice try. It’s an active break because going up and down the stairs breaks up long periods of sitting. Get up and move every hour, or better yet, go do something active.
Nice try. It’s an active break because going up and down the stairs breaks up long periods of sitting. Get up and move every hour, or better yet, go do something active.
Yes it can be. Going up and down the stairs is typically an active break, but it can also be active transportation if you pick stairs over an elevator. Walking up and down stairs is using your own body — human power — to get from one floor to another.
Correct! Going up and down the stairs is a great way limit sitting-around time.
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Bike to school
What sitting-stopper is it? Active recreation
Lifestyle activity
Active transportation
Active breaks
Nice try. Biking to school is active transportation. One way to tell: You’ll be using your own body — human power — to get from one place to another. Biking is a great way to get to school, instead of sitting around in a bus or car.
Nice try. Biking to school is active transportation. One way to tell: You’ll be using your own body — human power — to get from one place to another. Biking is a great way to get to school, instead of sitting around in a bus or car.
Correct! Biking to school is a great way to limit sitting-around time.
Nice try. Biking to school is active transportation. One way to tell: You’ll be using your own body — human power — to get from one place to another. Biking is a great way to get to school, instead of sitting around in a bus or car.
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Clean your room
What sitting-stopper is it? Active recreation
Lifestyle activity
Active transportation
Active breaks
Nice try. It’s a lifestyle activity because cleaning your room is a physical activity you do as part of daily life. Kick it up by playing some music and dancing while you clean!
Correct! Cleaning your room is a great way to limit sitting-around time.
Nice try. It’s a lifestyle activity because cleaning your room is a physical activity you do as part of daily life. Kick it up by playing some music and dancing while you clean!
Nice try. It’s a lifestyle activity because cleaning your room is a physical activity you do as part of daily life. Kick it up by playing some music and dancing while you clean!
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Jog or march in place
What sitting-stopper is it? Active recreation
Lifestyle activity
Active transportation
Active breaks
Nice try. It’s an active break. Jogging or marching in place breaks up long periods of sitting. Get up and move every hour, or better yet, go do something active.
Nice try. It’s an active break. Jogging or marching in place breaks up long periods of sitting. Get up and move every hour, or better yet, go do something active.
Nice try. It’s an active break. Jogging or marching in place breaks up long periods of sitting. Get up and move every hour, or better yet, go do something active.
Correct! Jogging or marching in place is a great way to limit sitting-around time.
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Participate in sports
What sitting-stopper is it? Active recreation
Lifestyle activity
Active transportation
Active breaks
Correct! Playing sports is a great way to limit sitting-around time.
Nice try. Playing sports is active recreation. You can pick from a variety of sports such as tennis, basketball, baseball, and volleyball.
Nice try. Participating in sports is active recreation. You can pick from a variety of sports such as tennis, basketball, baseball, and volleyball.
Nice try. Participating in sports is active recreation. You can pick from a variety of sports such as tennis, basketball, baseball, and volleyball.
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Congratulations

When limiting sitting-around time, think of the four categories of sitting-stopper strategies:

  • Active recreation: Fun physical activity during free time.
  • Lifestyle activity: Physical activity you do as part of daily living.
  • Active transportation: Using your own body — human power — to get from one place to another.
  • Active breaks: Getting up and moving every so often during long periods of sitting.
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