Policy
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Initiative Description: Active School Day policy implementation: provided equipment, curricular materials, and training to physical educators and school wellness champions to promote 150 minutes of quality physical education, recess, and physical activity integrated into classrooms.

Study Results: Increases in minutes per day of MVPA and VPA and greater decreases in minutes per day of sedentary time.

Reference: Cradock, A. L., Barrett, J. L., Carter, J., McHugh, A., Sproul, J., Russo, E. T., Gortmaker, S. L. (2014). Impact of the Boston active school day policy to promote physical activity among children. American Journal of Health Promotion, 28(3_suppl), S64. https://doi.org/10.4278/ajhp.130430-QUAN-204.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good