Educational or Curriculum – School Wide Activity

HOP’N program

Initiative Description: community government human service agency (Cooperative Extension) led community development efforts, a three-time yearly training of after-school staff, PA for 30 minutes following CATCH guidelines, a healthful snack, and a nutrition and PA curriculum (HOP’N Club)

Study Results: Increased MVPA minutes. Active recreation program time at HOP’N sites was 23.40 minutes (intervention year 1, p = 0.01) and 14.20 minutes (intervention year 2, p = 0.10) greater than control sites.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good