School Wide Activity

Out of School Nutrition and Physical Activity (OSNAP) Initiative

Initiative Description: The “Out of School Nutrition and Physical Activity (OSNAP) Initiative” after school program: The 2 PA goals were (1) to include 30 minutes of moderate, fun physical activity for every child every day (including outdoor activity, if possible) and (2) to offer 20 minutes of vigorous physical activity (VPA) 3 times per week

Study Results: Increase in number of minutes and bouts of moderate to vigorous physical activity, vigorous physical activity

Reference: Cradock, A. L., Barrett, J. L., Giles, C. M., Lee, R. M., Kenney, E. L., deBlois, M. E., Gortmaker, S. L. (2016). Promoting physical activity with the out of school nutrition and physical activity (OSNAP) initiative: A cluster-randomized controlled trial. JAMA Pediatrics, 170(2), 155–162.

Level of Evidence: 4 out of 5 stars Excellent