February 28, 2013
With budget pressures increasing and cuts being made to physical education, schools are finding ways to help kids be active in class. This brief summarizes research regarding how classroom breaks can help young people be active and healthy.
February 1, 2013
In a supplement to the Annals of Behavioral Medicine, important interventional strategies aimed toward understanding disparities in environments and policies that support active living are discussed
February 28, 2009
Contrary to previous studies, the level of physical activity among kids varies more by age and gender than by ethnicity or socioeconomic status, according to a survey that reviewed previous literature and relied on accelerometer data of activity levels rather than self-reporting.
July 1, 2009
A review of 43 studies of interventions that increased physical activity among African-American subjects found that differences in the methodologies of the studies limited the ability to make comparisons among the studies.