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Danielle Louise Nørager Johansen, Bjørn Friis Neerfeldt Christensen, Michael Fester, Børge Koch, Peter Lund Kristensen, Lisbeth Runge Larsen, Jesper Ninn Sandfeld Melcher, Tina Kryger Mondrup, Niels Christian Møller, Jacob Have Nielsen, Maja Pilgaard, Søren Præstholm, Mette Toftager, Jens Troelsen, Lars Østergaard and Thomas Skovgaard

active ≥60 minutes/day. 2 The Youth Profile 2014 show that 25,9% of Danish boys and 10,3% of the girls aged 16-17 years were physically active ≥60 minutes/day. 3 Results from the Quasi‐experimental school based Intervention study, CHAMPS study-DK, show that 39% of the boys and 26% of the girls aged 12

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Kenneth E. Powell, Abby C. King, David M. Buchner, Wayne W. Campbell, Loretta DiPietro, Kirk I. Erickson, Charles H. Hillman, John M. Jakicic, Kathleen F. Janz, Peter T. Katzmarzyk, William E. Kraus, Richard F. Macko, David X. Marquez, Anne McTiernan, Russell R. Pate, Linda S. Pescatello and Melicia C. Whitt-Glover

adults and older adults Peer-led behavioral self-management interventions for older adults and individuals with chronic disease Community Community-wide interventions including intensive contact with a majority of targeted population School-based interventions that aim to increase physical activity

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Jade L. Morris, Andy Daly-Smith, Margaret A. Defeyter, Jim McKenna, Steve Zwolinsky, Scott Lloyd, Melissa Fothergill and Pamela L. Graham

, school-based interventions typically display only small effects and short-term behavioral changes; clearly, some children respond powerfully, whereas others do not. This undermines any presumptions about universal benefit arising from any provision and justifies looking at subgroup responsiveness within

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Julie D. Guldager, Anja Leppin, Jesper von Seelen and Pernille T. Andersen

study, and to the Project Manager Anders Flaskager ( ) of the AAYR program. References 1. Kriemler S , Meyer U , Martin E , Sluijs EM , Andersen LB , Martin BW . Effect of school-based interventions on physical activity and fitness in children and adolescents: a review of

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Carlos Marta, Ana R. Alves, Pedro T. Esteves, Natalina Casanova, Daniel Marinho, Henrique P. Neiva, Roberto Aguado-Jimenez, Alicia M. Alonso-Martínez, Mikel Izquierdo and Mário C. Marques

school-based programs to achieve this goal ( 11 , 20 ). Indeed, school-based interventions are thought to be the most universally applicable method to counteract low physical activity and fitness levels ( 21 ), and all contributions to improving these measures seem to be important. Against this

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You Fu and Ryan D. Burns

motivation and physical activity participation. Because of this, there may be greater room for improvement within this pediatric population, thus the findings from this study may be particularly useful if incorporated within subsequent school-based interventions. Approximately 55 students were of Hispanic

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André O. Werneck, Evelyn C.A. Silva, Maria R.O. Bueno, Lidyane Z. Vignadelli, Adewale L. Oyeyemi, Catiana L.P. Romanzini, Enio R.V. Ronque and Marcelo Romanzini

considerable after years. The results highlight the potential health benefits of interventions designed to break-up prolonged sitting among adolescents. Specifically, school-based interventions to increase number of breaks, break up sitting time, and light physical activity with sit–stand desks showed

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Kara C. Hamilton, Mark T. Richardson, Shanda McGraw, Teirdre Owens and John C. Higginbotham

    100 Male     58 Female     42 Participants on sport teams     48 Table 2 Group Comparisons of MVPA Baseline a Follow-up School-based intervention (n = 18)  Average MVPA minutes per day 28.5 (3.2) 30.0 (4.4)* Comparison (n = 16)  Average MVPA minutes per day 23.4 (4.4) 18.2 (3.0) Abbreviations: BMI

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Nina Verma, Robert C. Eklund, Calum A. Arthur, Timothy C. Howle and Ann-Marie Gibson

; Howle, Jackson, Conroy, & Dimmock, 2015 ), which we propose may be shaped by school-based physical education (PE) teachers’ use of transformational teaching behavior ( Beauchamp et al., 2010 ). A recent review has highlighted the potential effectiveness of school-based interventions underpinned by

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Seung Ho Chang, Kyungun Kim, Jihyun Lee and Sukho Lee

, ethnic, and sociodemographic diversity in urban areas pose challenges to create effective intervention strategies including those for PA. 13 To overcome these challenges, interventions have attempted various strategies such as school-based interventions, 14 technology embedded such as text messaging