Table 1

Phases of the physical activity programme.

PhaseDescriptionDuration (minutes)
Welcome/warm-up phaseAerobic activity, rotation of the major joints, stretches and specific warm-up exercises of each session depending on the joints that were to be used the most.10-15
Development/main phaseAerobic and muscle toning exercises within games, circuits and joint choreographies gradually rising in intensity throughout the programme.30-40
Cool-down and stretching phaseStretches, breathing and muscle-loosening exercises.5-15