Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: Detailed schedules, professional development training, on-site booster sessions, and technical assistance for afterschool programs.

Study Results: increased the skills of staff related to creating PA-promoting ASP environments, and these changes led to improvements in children’s MVPA.

Reference: Hughey, S. M., Weaver, R. G., Saunders, R., Webster, C., & Beets, M. W. (2014). Process evaluation of an intervention to increase child activity levels in afterschool programs. Evaluation and Program Planning, 45, 164–170.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good