Promoting Physical Activity in Afterschool Programs

Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Resource Type:
Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Afterschool Programs
Educators/Teachers | Museum/ISE Professionals
Education and learning science | Health and medicine
University of Kentucky, University of South Carolina, University of Nebraska, Omaha, East Carolina University, University of Northern Colorado
Description or Abstract: 

This paper will provide program leaders and staff with a brief overview of what is known about physical activity in afterschool programs. Then, by integrating experience in afterschool programming with expertise in health promotion, physical education, physical activity promotion, public health, and the social psychology of sport and physical activity, we will present strategies and recommendations for promoting physical activity in afterschool settings.

Publication Name: 
Afterschool Matters
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Team Members

Aaron BeighleAaron BeighleAuthor
Michael BeetsMichael BeetsAuthor
Heather ErwinHeather ErwinAuthor
Jennifer HubertyJennifer HubertyAuthor
Justin MooreJustin MooreAuthor
Megan StellinoMegan StellinoAuthor

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