Educational or Curriculum

Wellness, Academics & You

Initiative Description: The program activities were teacher-initiated and conducted in the classroom through 7 modules.  Module 3 focused on physical activity and fitness. Students learn about the F.I.T.T. (Frequency, Intensity, Time, and Technique) principles, how to design a basic workout routine, and how to incorporate physical activity into their daily routine

Study Results: Notable increases in the consumption of fruits and vegetables and increased PA levels in the intervention group.

Reference: Spiegel, S. A., & Foulk, D. (2006). Reducing overweight through a multidisciplinary school-based intervention. Obesity, 14(1), 88-96.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good