Before/Afterschool Activity

Initiative Description: Walking school bus program: Study staff walked with children to and from school up to 5 days/week.

Study Results: Increased MVPA Minutes.

Reference: Mendoza, J. A., Watson, K., Baranowski, T., Nicklas, T. A., Uscanga, D. K., & Hanfling, M. J. (2011). The walking school bus and children’s physical activity: A pilot cluster randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics, 128(3), E544.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good