NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
ERIC Number: EJ1118283
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0730-3084
Developing a Before-School Physical Activity Club: Start with a Power-Walking Program
Armstrong, Tess; Lee, Hong-Min; Napper-Owen, Gloria
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, v87 n9 p42-47 2016
Even with school-based efforts, many young people remain inactive. For school-age children, physical activity levels may be increased through participation in physical education or other organized physical activities throughout the school day. The implementation of a comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) within the school community is an inclusive strategy to provide more opportunities for students to develop an active lifestyle and meet the recommended 60 minutes of daily physical activity. A CSPAP should include not only quality physical education, but also physical activity before, during and after school. Therefore, the purpose of this article is to describe how to effectively initiate and maintain a school-based morning activity program and provide practitioners with a guide to implement a power-walking club.
Routledge. Available from: Taylor & Francis, Ltd. 325 Chestnut Street Suite 800, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Tel: 800-354-1420; Fax: 215-625-2940; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Elementary Education; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A