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Table 1 National physical activity recommendations in the WHO European Region, by publication year of the most recent version and population group

From: National physical activity recommendations: systematic overview and analysis of the situation in European countries

Countries Publication year
  Children/young people Adults Older adults/elderly
Austria [27] 2010 2010 2010
Belgium [28] 2007 2007  
Denmark [29] n.s. n.s. n.s.
Estonia [30]   2006*  
Finland [31,32] 2005, 2008   
France [33] 2001*§ 2001*§  
Hungary°    
Iceland [34] 2008*§ 2008*§ 2008*§
Ireland [35] 2009 2009 2009
Lithuania°    
Luxembourg [36] n.s. n.s.  
Malta [37] 2010 2009  
Netherlands [38] 2005*§ 2005*§ 2005*§
Norway [26] 2004 2004  
Romania°    
Russian Federation [39]   2011*§  
Slovenia [40]   2007  
Sweden [26] 2004 2004  
Switzerland [41] 2006*§ 1999*§  
Turkey [42]   2010  
United Kingdom [43] 2011 2011 2011
  1. n.s. = year not specified in the document, *document only available in national language, §national language information could be included into the analysis, °a recommendation was reported in the country information template but could not be retrieved for analysis.