School Wide Activity

Initiative Description: Intervention included one 20-minute recess with PA content (in gym/ school playground); PA (playing) undertaken during after-school nursery (≈40 minutes to ≤ 90 minutes; and an average of 2–3 short breaks per day (lasting 3–5 minutes each, in between lessons) were PA could be carried out in the corridors.

Study Results: Increased daily PA levels

Reference: Sigmund, E., Ansari, W. E., & Sigmundova, D. (2012). Does school-based physical activity decrease overweight and obesity in children aged 6-9 years? A two-year non- randomized longitudinal intervention study in the Czech Republic. BMC Public Health, 12(1), 570.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good