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Lisa E. Bolger, Linda A. Bolger, Cian O’Neill, Edward Coughlan, Wesley O’Brien, Seán Lacey and Con Burns

.M. , Anderse , L.B. , & Martin , B.W. ( 2011 ). Effect of school-based interventions on physical activity and fitness in children and adolescents: A review of reviews and systematic update . British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45 ( 11 ), 923 – 930 . PubMed ID: 21836176 doi:10.1136/bjsports-2011

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Grant R. Tomkinson, Justin J. Lang, Joel Blanchard, Luc A. Léger and Mark S. Tremblay

methods [ 16 , 45 , 67 , 122 ]) appear sensitive among children and youth to changes in physical activity levels resulting from school-based interventions ( 45 , 93 , 122 ) and other intervention settings ( 16 , 67 , 112 , 150 ), whereas other measures (eg, body mass index, blood pressure, blood

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Wesley O’Brien, Michael J. Duncan, Orlagh Farmer and Diarmuid Lester

movement screen: A review . Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28 ( 12 ), 3571 – 3584 . PubMed ID: 24918299 doi:10.1519/JSC.0000000000000556 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000556 Lai , S.K. , Costigan , S.A. , Stodden , D.F. , Salmon , J. , & Barnett , L.M. ( 2014 ). Do school-based

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Ali Brian, Farid Bardid, Lisa M. Barnett, Frederik J.A. Deconinck, Matthieu Lenoir and Jacqueline D. Goodway

, S.K. , Costigan , S.A. , Morgan , P.J. , Lubans , D.R. , Stodden , D.F. , Salmon , J. , … Barnett , L.M. ( 2014 ). Do school-based interventions focusing on physical activity, fitness, or fundamental movement skill competency produce a sustained impact in these outcomes in children and

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Laureen H. Smith, Devin Laurent, Erica Baumker and Rick L. Petosa

): 519 – 536 . PubMed ID: 23196761 doi:10.1123/pes.24.4.519 10.1123/pes.24.4.519 23196761 43. Smith LH , Holloman C . Piloting “Sodabriety:” a school-based intervention to impact sugar-sweetened beverage consumption in rural Appalachian high schools . J Sch Health . 2014 ; 84 ( 3 ): 177 – 184

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Bronagh McGrane, Danielle Powell, Sarahjane Belton and Johann Issartel

.1080/00336297.2008.10483582 10.1080/00336297.2008.10483582 Sutherland , R. , Campbell , E. , Lubans , D.R. , Morgan , P.J. , Okely , A.D. , Nathan , N. , . . . Wiggers , J. ( 2016 ). “Physical Activity 4 Everyone” school-based intervention to prevent decline in adolescent physical activity levels: 12 month (mid

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Rose M. Angell, Stephen A. Butterfield, Shihfen Tu, E. Michael Loovis, Craig A. Mason and Christopher J. Nightingale

recently, O’Brien, Issartel, and Belton ( 2013 ) reported improvement in OCS by 12- to 14-year-old children who participated in a 1-year school-based intervention designed to promote not only fundamental movement as measured by the Test of Gross Motor Development (TGMD-2; Ulrich, 2000 ) but also time

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Phillip Post and Rebecca Palacios

.M. ( 1991 ). Promoting physical activity and healthful diet among children: Results of a school-based intervention study . Journal of Public Health, 81 , 986 – 991 . Smith , L.H. ( 2011 ). Piloting the use of teen mentors to promote a healthy diet and physical activity among children in Appalachia

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Gabriella M. McLoughlin, Kim C. Graber, Amelia M. Woods, Tom Templin, Mike Metzler and Naiman A. Khan

of their waking hours in school settings, an increasing number of researchers have begun conducting school-based interventions to target health behaviors, such as physical activity and nutrition intake, to prevent or attenuate childhood obesity ( Fairclough et al., 2013 ). Many school-based health

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Dimitrios Aivazidis, Fotini Venetsanou, Nikolaos Aggeloussis, Vassilios Gourgoulis and Antonis Kambas

evidence to the literature concerning school-based interventions aimed at the development of children’s MC and PA, which is quite limited. The Walk project was easy to apply to kindergartens; designed after studying previous studies’ strong and weak features, it has been shown to be effective for the