Interrupting Prolonged sitting with ACTivity
"Incorporating purposeful movement into the classroom to prepare the brain for learning"
This program is supported by the
WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY
Rebecca Hasson, PhD, Principal Investigator of InPACT at School
“We’ve seen these comparisons with how sitting for too long is similar to smoking,” Hasson said. “It’s a modifiable behavior that we can change. It’s easier to get up throughout the day than maybe it is even to exercise.”
Listen to the full interview on Stateside with Cynthia Canty of NPR's Michigan Radio.
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!