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Bridging Public Health and Education: Results of a School-Based Physical Activity Program to Increase Student Fitness.

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Summary of "Bridging Public Health and Education: Results of a School-Based Physical Activity Program to Increase Student Fitness."

Power Up for 30 (PU30) is a schoolwide intervention that encourages schools to provide an additional 30 minutes of physical activity during the school day, beyond physical education. The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of PU30 on Georgia public elementary schools and their students.

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Name: Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974)
ISSN: 1468-2877
Pages: 81S-87S

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