Non-curricular approaches for increasing physical activity in youth: a review.

@article{Jago2004NoncurricularAF,
  title={Non-curricular approaches for increasing physical activity in youth: a review.},
  author={Russell Jago and Thomas Baranowski},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={157-63}
}
BACKGROUND To prevent obesity, the physical activity of youth should be increased. Since time for school physical education has declined and curricular interventions have had limited effects, alternative non-curriculum approaches need to be tested. METHODS A systematic review was conducted to identify research that evaluated the effectiveness of non-curricular interventions on the physical activity of children and adolescents. RESULTS Results showed that children were active during school… CONTINUE READING