Classroom Activity
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Partnerships for Active Children in Elementary Schools (PACES)

Initiative Description: Partnerships for Active Children in Elementary Schools (PACES), the PE component included goal setting followed the LET US PLAY principles /lines, elimination, team size, uninvolved children and space, equipment and rules). LET US Play was used as a reflective tool for the teachers to identify components of activities and games that limit children’s ability to accumulate physical activity.

Study Results: MVPA increased for girls (22.7%–26.6%) and boys (33.2%–39.0%).

Reference: Weaver, R. G., Webster, C., Egan, C., Campos, C., Michael, R. D., & Crimarco, A. (2017). Partnerships for active elementary schools: Physical education outcomes after 4 months of a 2-year pilot study. Health Education Journal, 76(7), 763–774. https://doi.org/10.1177/0017896917713530

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good