Before/Afterschool Activity

Initiative Description: Afterschool program of aerobic exercise for girls and their mothers, 2X / week.

Study Results: Improvement in physical fitness and BMI.

Reference: Kargarfard, M., Kelishadi, R., Ziaee, V., Ardalan, G., Halabchi, F., Mazaheri, R., & Hayatbakhsh, M. R. (2012). The impact of an after-school physical activity program on health-related fitness of mother/daughter pairs: CASPIAN study. Preventive Medicine, 54(3), 219–223.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good