Interrupting Prolonged sitting with ACTivity
"Incorporating purposeful movement into the classroom to prepare the brain for learning"
This program is supported in part by the
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.
Munger Elementary Middle School
5525 Martin Road
Detroit, MI 48210
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!