Literature Review

Initiative Description: Literature Review of recess interventions to increase PA , including initiatives like: Added equipment/materials, markings, zones, teacher involvement, active video games, the activity of the week, and activity cards for recess.

Study Results: Of the 13 included studies, 95% demonstrated positive outcomes in PA as a result of the recess intervention.

Reference: Ickes, M., Erwin, H., & Beighle, A. (2013). Systematic review of recess interventions to increase physical activity. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 10.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good