Educational or Curriculum

The Activity Knowledge Circuit.

Initiative Description:An 18-week cross-curricular physical activity intervention. Each participant performed two intervention lessons per week. This was in addition to two regular physical education lessons (60 minutes’ duration)

Study Results: Reduced waist circumference, SBP, triglycerides, and HDL-C.

Reference: Knox, G. J., Baker, J. S., Davies, B., Rees, A., Morgan, K., Cooper, S.-M., Thomas, N. E. (2012). Effects of a novel school-based cross-curricular physical activity intervention on cardiovascular disease risk factors in 11- to 14-year-olds: The activity knowledge circuit. American Journal of Health Promotion, 27(2), 75–83.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good