A provincial study of opportunities for school-based physical activity in secondary schools.

@article{Dwyer2006APS,
  title={A provincial study of opportunities for school-based physical activity in secondary schools.},
  author={John J. M. Dwyer and Kenneth R Allison and Karen N LeMoine and Edward M. Adlaf and Jack P. Goodman and Guy Edward John Faulkner and Daria C. Lysy},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={80-6}
}
PURPOSE Adolescents spend considerable time at school and thus it is important to understand their opportunities for school-based physical activity. This study surveyed Ontario secondary schools to identify the range of structured opportunities and their engagement by students. METHODS A questionnaire was mailed to key informants in 600 randomly selected secondary schools in Ontario, for which 474 respondents (79%) returned completed questionnaires. RESULTS Curriculum-based physical… CONTINUE READING