The Daily Mile makes primary school children more active, less sedentary and improves their fitness and body composition: a quasi-experimental pilot study

@inproceedings{Chesham2018TheDM,
  title={The Daily Mile makes primary school children more active, less sedentary and improves their fitness and body composition: a quasi-experimental pilot study},
  author={Ross A. Chesham and Josephine N. Booth and Emma L. Sweeney and Gemma Ryde and Trish Gorely and Naomi E. Brooks and Colin N Moran},
  booktitle={BMC medicine},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND The Daily Mile is a physical activity programme made popular by a school in Stirling, Scotland. It is promoted by the Scottish Government and is growing in popularity nationally and internationally. The aim is that each day, during class time, pupils run or walk outside for 15 min (~1 mile) at a self-selected pace. It is anecdotally reported to… CONTINUE READING