Classroom Activity

Initiative Description: Integrating physical activity into the routine academic lessons such as mathematics, spelling, and reading tasks in the regular education classroom.

Study Results:The BMI of the intervention group did not change significantly, whereas a significant increase was found in the control group.

Reference: Greeff, J. W. de, Hartman, E., Mullender-Wijnsma, M. J., Bosker, R. J., Doolaard, S., & Visscher, C. (2016). Effect of physically active academic lessons on body mass index and physical fitness in primary school children. The Journal of School Health, 86(5), 346–352.

Level of Evidence: 4 out of 5 stars Excellent