Reducing sedentary behaviour and increasing physical activity among 10-year-old children: overview and process evaluation of the 'Switch-Play' intervention.

@article{Salmon2005ReducingSB,
  title={Reducing sedentary behaviour and increasing physical activity among 10-year-old children: overview and process evaluation of the 'Switch-Play' intervention.},
  author={Jo Salmon and Kylie Ball and David Crawford and Michael Booth and Amanda Benson Amanda Telford and Clare Hume and Damien Jolley and Anthony Worsley},
  journal={Health promotion international},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={7-17}
}
Overweight and obesity has doubled among children in Australia. There is an urgent need to develop primary prevention strategies to prevent current and future unhealthy weight gain. The aims of this paper are to describe a randomized controlled trial ('Switch-Play') developed to prevent unhealthy weight gain among 10-year-old children and to report the findings of the process evaluation. Children from three government primary schools were randomized by class to one of four conditions: a… CONTINUE READING