Educational or Curriculum – Environmental Change

Initiative Description: Physical Activity (PA) promotion intervention that consisted of prompting teachers via SMS messages about exercise benefits, distribute leaflets to participants about physical activity and local opportunities (e.g., trails), hang posters promoting PA in the school environment, and provide teachers with pedometers for PA tracking.

Study Results: Increased teachers´steps at work.

Reference: Cheung, P.Y., Chow, B.C., & Parfitt, G. (2007). Using environmental stimuli in physical activity intervention for school teachers: A pilot study. International Electronic Journal
of Health Education, 11, 47-56

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good