The role of schools in children's physical activity participation: staff perceptions.

@article{Huberty2012TheRO,
  title={The role of schools in children's physical activity participation: staff perceptions.},
  author={Jennifer Huberty and Danae Dinkel and John F Coleman and Aaron E Beighle and Bettye A. Apenteng},
  journal={Health education research},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={986-95}
}
The school setting provides a promising environment to increase children's physical activity (PA), however, staff often impact the success of PA within schools. The purpose of this article was to describe the knowledge of elementary school staff related to PA and their perception of the importance of the school environment being conducive to PA prior to the implementation of a recess intervention. Qualitative focus groups were conducted in 12 elementary schools in the Midwest. Grounded theory… CONTINUE READING

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