Classroom Activity

Initiative Description: Intervention schools: PA program – progressive in nature (starting with 30-min/day at start and building to 60-min/day at the end of the intervention).

Study Results: It is possible to increase PA and promote healthy eating when teachers integrate them into the daily routine at school.

Reference: Hrafnkelsson, H., Magnusson, K. T., Thorsdottir, I., Johannsson, E., & Sigurdsson, E. L. (2014). Result of school-based intervention on cardiovascular risk factors. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, 32(4), 149-155.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good