ALR2018 will be held February 11-14, 2018 at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Banff, Alberta, Canada.
The Challenge: Despite overwhelming evidence of the health benefits of physical activity, most American youth are not meeting the national recommendation of 60 minutes per day.
Make an impact: Identifying specific ways to achieve the 60-minute goal can increase physical activity among children.
What the findings are about: This study estimates the number of minutes in physical activity that different approaches, such as walking or biking to schools, increasing physical education time, or having access to parks, could provide for children.
Read the full article: Estimated Energy Expenditures for School-Based Policies and Active Living
Download an infographic summarizing the findings: What Works to Get Kids Active
Download a related President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition Research Digest: Policies to Increase Youth Physical Activity in School and Community Settings
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