Classroom Activity

Initiative Description: 60 min of PA daily. The PA lessons were planned, organized and led by expert physical education (PE) teachers

Study Results: The intervention resulted in a greater beneficial development in systolic (P=0.003) and diastolic (P=0.002) blood pressure, total cholesterol-to-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio (P=0.011), triglyceride (P=0.030) and peak oxygen uptake

Reference: Resaland, G. K., Anderssen, S. A., Holme, I. M., Mamen, A., & Andersen, L. B. (2011). Effects of a 2‐year school‐based daily physical activity intervention on cardiovascular disease risk factors: the Sogndal school‐intervention study. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 21(6), e131. 0838.2010.01181.x

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good