Classroom Activity


Initiative Description: LEAP PE included a gender-specific (and, in many cases, gender-separate), girl-friendly, choice-based instructional program that was designed to build activity skills and to reinforce participation in physical activity, both inside and outside of class.

Study Results: Increases in girls’ PA levels.

Reference: Felton, G., Saunders, R.P., Ward, D.S., Dishman, R.K., Dowda, M., & Pate, R.R. (2005). Promoting physical activity in girls: A case study of one school’s success. The Journal of School Health, 75(2), 57-62.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good