Classroom Activity

Initiative Description: The PALA+Peers intervention consisted of 3 primary components: 1) 6, 25-minute
physical activity DVDs, 2) 6 peer- and teacher-led classroom sessions, and 3) 6, physical activity and healthy eating homework activity sheets

Study Results: Increased MVPA Minutes.

Reference: Barr-Anderson, D. J., Laska, M. N., Veblen-Mortenson, S., Farbakhsh, K., Dudovitz, B., & Story, M. (2012). A school-based, peer leadership physical activity intervention for 6th Graders: Feasibility and Results of a Pilot Study. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 9(4), 492–499.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good