The effect of feedback and information on children's pedometer step counts at school.

@article{Butcher2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of feedback and information on children's pedometer step counts at school.},
  author={Zoe H Butcher and Stuart J Fairclough and Gareth Stratton and D. J. Richardson},
  journal={Pediatric exercise science},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={29-38}
}
This study examined whether feedback or feedback plus physical activity information could increase the number of pedometer steps taken during 1 school week. One hundred seventy-seven students (mean age 9.124 +/- 1.11 years) in three elementary schools participated. Schools were randomly assigned to control (CON), feedback (FB), or feedback plus information (FB+I) groups. Children wore pedometers during school time for 5 consecutive weekdays. The total steps of the groups were recorded at the… CONTINUE READING

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