Interrupting Prolonged sitting with ACTivity
"Incorporating purposeful movement into the classroom to prepare the brain for learning"
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WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, only 1 in 4 children in the US has been physically active at recommended levels. Click the link below to hear Dr. Rebecca Hasson, Director of the InPACT at School program, discuss how to keep kids active during a pandemic, especially during the winter months. 

TEACHER TRAINING VIDEOS

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The Science of Physical Activity Breaks

Classroom Management Strategies

Increasing Student Motivation for Activity

Coming Soon! 

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 Physical Activity

Coming Soon!

Best Practices for InPACT delivery 

Coming Soon!

RESOURCES

 

 Access Below 

PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS

321 School Street 

Brooklyn, MI 49230

12675 Burt Road

Detroit, MI 48223

1555 West Cross Street 

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

 

 

Munger Elementary Middle School

5525 Martin Road 

Detroit, MI 48210

2600 Harrison Avenue

Trenton, MI 48183

 Click here to find more InPACT resources on the CDC website! 

 

PUBLISHED FINDINGS

Feasibility of the InPACT Intervention to Enhance
Movement and Learning in the Classroom

Approximately 99% of students were back on-task after completing an activity break. To learn more about our study findings, click here!

A Pilot Intervention Using Gamification to Enhance Student Participation in Classroom Activity Breaks

Adding game-design elements to the intervention resulted in a 27% increase in student participation in activity breaks. To learn more about our study findings, click here!

Adapting the InPACT Intervention to Enhance Implementation Fidelity and Flexibility

Tailoring the InPACT intervention for implementation in low-resource schools enabled teachers to provide their students with 20 minutes of health-enhancing physical activity. To learn more about our study findings, click here!

TESTIMONIALS

I think the whole class likes the activity breaks

        -SEBASTIAN

     Activity breaks give me more energy!

                     -JADA

     Activity breaks give me more energy!

                     -JADA

     Activity breaks give me more energy!

                     -JADA

     Activity breaks give me more energy!

                     -JADA

I think the whole class likes the activity breaks

        -SEBASTIAN

Activity breaks give me more energy!

                 -JADA

My blood goes to my brain during activity breaks!

         - GISSELLE 

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