Educational or Curriculum – School Wide Activity

Initiative Description: Implement structured recess activities, a Dynamic PE for elementary school children curriculum that was student-centered, frequent 10-min activity breaks and before/after school drop in programs

Study Results: Significant but weak-to-moderate increases in step counts (mean difference = 603.1 steps, P < .001, d = 0.39) and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity.

Reference: Brusseau, T. A., Hannon, J., & Burns, R. (2016). The effect of a comprehensive school physical activity program on physical Activity and health-related fitness in children from low-income families. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 13(8), 888–894.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good