Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: Increase the number of days for physical education lessons.

Study Results: Less BMI increase in Intervention schools.

Reference: Sollerhed, A.-C., & Ejlertsson, G. (2008). Physical benefits of expanded physical education in primary school: findings from a 3‐year intervention study in Sweden. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 18(1), 102–107.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good