Initiative Description: Meta-analysis on best practices to maintain healthy BMI levels that included interventions with both physical activity and nutritional education (r = .148), and that included 3–5 sessions of physical activity per week.
Study Results: Decreased BMI.
Reference: Vasques, C., Magalhães, P., Cortinhas, A., Mota, P., Leitão, J., & Lopes, V. P. (2014). Effects of intervention programs on child and adolescent BMI: A meta-analysis study. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 11(2), 426–444. https://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2012-0035
Level of Evidence: Very Good