Classroom Activity

Initiative Description: 120 min (two times for 60 min) of supervised physical exercise in addition to 2 h of Physical Education classes per week

Study Results: Anaerobic and aerobic fitness were significantly improved, thanks to the program in both lean and obese children

Reference: Thivel, D., Isacco, L., Lazaar, N., Aucouturier, J., Ratel, S., Doré, E., & Duché, P. (2011). Effect of a 6-month school-based physical activity program on body composition and physical fitness in lean and obese schoolchildren. European Journal of Pediatrics, 170(11), 1435–1443.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good