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

progress. Students are also exposed to fitness activities at least 1 day per week, and FitnessGram testing is conducted three times per year to assess weight status and fitness. In addition to formative and summative fitness assessments, teachers used skill-based and behavioral assessments (i

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Dylan O. Blain, Thomas Curran and Martyn Standage

the assessment of plank torso strength ( Boyer et al., 2013 ). Cardiorespiratory fitness was assessed using the Fitnessgram 20-m progressive aerobic cardiovascular endurance run ( Meredith & Welk, 2010 ). Finally, body composition was assessed using body mass index (height and weight; Canadian

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(NCT03488797). HRPF is assessed (t 0 =baseline, t 1 =12 weeks, t 2 =24 weeks post intervention) with five tasks of the FITNESSGRAM ® . Standard deviation scores are calculated according to reference values derived from a school project in 2016 with healthy children (n=1560, 11.5 ± 2.7 years; 59°% girls

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different cultural region’s according to Hofstede (1980) participated. Sociodemographic characteristics, health-related fitness (FITNESSGRAM, Plowman & Meredith, 2013), actual motor skill (TGMD-3, Ulrich, in press), perceived health-related fitness (I-PSC-C, Tietjens et al, in press) and children

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TM . School-based PA including light PA, moderator PA, and vigorous PA were captured by accelerometers for five school days. The FITNESSGRAM battery was used to measure children’s HRF including body composition (BMI), cardiorespiratory fitness (PACER), and muscular fitness (curl-up and push up