School Wide Activity

Initiative Description: Recess intervention included: access to all areas and activities normally available as part of the classroom’s daily morning recess, unstructured and participant‐directed, activities & independently organize small games

Study Results: higher levels of physical activity were observed when goal‐setting was introduced, with the highest levels of activity observed when raffle tickets could be earned for exceeding a specified step‐total goal.

Reference: Miller, B., Valbeuna, D., Zerger, H., & Miltenberger, R. (2018). Evaluating public posting, goal setting, and rewards to increase physical activity during school recess. Behavioral Interventions 33 (3), 237-250.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good