Over the past five years our team has been building the case for classroom physical activity in Michigan schools. Click the article images below to learn more about InPACT program successes.
Implementation science frameworks provide a systematic approach to overcoming barriers to classroom activity.
Curriculum guides and school improvement plans are innovative ways to sustain classroom physical activity in schools.
InPACT was systematically adapted for home delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Classroom physical activity is safe for children with asthma and may help to reduce physical activity disparities in this clinical population.
Adding classroom supports enabled teachers in low-resource schools to provide their students with 20 minutes of classroom physical activity.
Children are most active and least sedentary when at school, but still are meeting the physical activity guidelines.
Adding game-design elements to the intervention resulted in a 27% increase in student participation in activity breaks.
Approximately 99% of students were back on-task after completing an activity break.