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Physical Activity An intervention that took place over a school year in low SES schools in Australia among 10 year old students. Primary objectives were to prevent obesity, reduce screen time and maintain physical activity among ten year old students. There was also a focus on encouraging enjoyment of physical activity and on improving specific physical activity skills.
Included curriculum that was delivered by trained PhysEd teachers. Comparison was made between behavior modification alone, fundamental movement skills education alone, and a combination of both.

Author:
Department of Education Victoria: Melbourne
Category:
Example/Component
Topics:
Chronic Disease Prevention, Healthy Weight | Obesity, Physical Activity
Setting:
School
Age:
Children (4-11)
Population:
Low Income
Language:
English
Jurisdiction:
International