Making policy practice in afterschool programs: a randomized controlled trial on physical activity changes.

@article{Beets2015MakingPP,
  title={Making policy practice in afterschool programs: a randomized controlled trial on physical activity changes.},
  author={Michael W. Beets and R Glenn Weaver and Gabrielle M. Turner-McGrievy and Jennifer Huberty and Dianne Stanton Ward and Russell R Pate and Darcy A. Freedman and Brent E. Hutto and Justin B. Moore and Aaron E Beighle},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={694-706}
}
INTRODUCTION In the U.S., afterschool programs are asked to promote moderate to vigorous physical activity. One policy that has considerable public health importance is California's afterschool physical activity guidelines that indicate all children attending an afterschool program accumulate 30 minutes each day the program is operating. Few effective strategies exist for afterschool programs to meet this policy goal. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a multistep adaptive intervention… CONTINUE READING