Before/Afterschool Activity

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

Study Results: The percentage of boys and girls sedentary decreased by 11.8% and 11.4%, respectively.

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