Before/Afterschool Activity – Policy

Movin’ Afterschool (MAS)

Initiative Description: Movin’ Afterschool (MAS) designed to increase PA through staff implemented policy-level changes and ongoing technical support to afterschool programs

Study Results:Girls’ walking increased by 6.9% while boys’ vigorous PA increased by 6.5%.

Reference: Beets, M. W., Huberty, J., & Beighle, A. (2013). Systematic observation of physical activity in afterschool programs: Preliminary findings from movin’ afterschool intervention. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 10(7), 974–981

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good