Initiative Description: Weekly nutrition lessons, SPARK PE, daily classroom PA, teacher PD, updating school wellness policies, before and after school programs, and involving the family and community (CDC’s Coordinated School Health Program
Study Results:Children’s physical activity behaviors significantly improved over the 3-year intervention.
Reference: King, K. M., & Ling, J. Y. (2015). Results of a 3-year, nutrition and physical activity intervention for children in rural, low-socioeconomic status elementary schools. Health Education Research, 30(4), 647–659. https://doi.org/10.1093/her/cyv029
Level of Evidence: Good