Initiative Description: Active School Day policy implementation: provided equipment, curricular materials, and training to physical educators and school wellness champions to promote 150 weekly 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