The contribution of recess to children's school-day physical activity.

  title={The contribution of recess to children's school-day physical activity.},
  author={Heather Elizabeth Erwin and Mark Abel and Aaron E Beighle and Melody Noland and Brooke Worley and Richard R Riggs},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  volume={9 3},
BACKGROUND Recess is an important component of a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program, providing approximately 1268 and 914 steps for boys and girls, respectively, within a 15-minute time period. The purpose of this study was to determine the contribution of unstructured recess on children's school-day physical activity levels and to examine if recess and school-day physical activity levels varied by BMI, gender, and grade level. METHODS One-hundred sixty third- to fifth-grade… CONTINUE READING

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