Findings from a Randomized Experiment of Playworks : Selected Results from Cohort 1

@inproceedings{Bleeker2012FindingsFA,
  title={Findings from a Randomized Experiment of Playworks : Selected Results from Cohort 1},
  author={Martha M Bleeker and Susanne James-Burdumy and Nicholas K Beyler and Allison Hedley},
  year={2012}
}
ii Recess periods often lack the structure needed to support physical activity and positive social development (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2010). The Playworks program places full-time coaches in low-income schools to provide opportunities for organized play during recess and throughout the school day. Playworks activities are designed to engage students in physical activity, foster social skills related to cooperation and conflict resolution, improve students' ability to focus on class… CONTINUE READING