School Wide Activity

Health in Adolescents (HEIA)

Initiative Description Program that aimed to increase participants’ physical activity during school hours and in leisure time in order to reduce screen-time activities such as watching TV/DVD, playing computer games, etc.

Study Results: PA after school hours and during weekend days increased.

Reference: Grydeland, M., Bergh, I. H., Bjelland, M., Lien, N., Andersen, L. F., Ommundsen, Y., & Anderssen, S. A. (2013). Intervention effects on physical activity: the HEIA study – a cluster randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 10(1), 17.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good