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Children Set the Pace for Family Activity and Healthy Eating: Family Impacts from Youth Participation in a Before School Physical Activity Program

This research brief summarizes a study of the impact of a before-school physical activity program. The children have physical activities and receive nutrition information in a program that has expanded to 2,200 schools in 4 states. The research found that as a result of involvement, family perceptions and habits on physical activities and nutrition have shifted. 

Related Topics: 
Supportive Learning Environment
Health and Safety and Licensing
Family and Community Engagement
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Publisher: 
National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST)
Author: 
Georgia Hall and Brooke Rosenbauer
Resource Type: 
Length: 
5 pages
Publication Date: 
2017