Strategies for Recess in Schools

CDC and Shape America, January 2017

Guideline

CDC, in collaboration with SHAPE America, developed a document, “Strategies for Recess in Schools,” that outlines strategies for planning and providing recess in schools to help increase participation in physical activity and improve academic achievement. The strategies recommended in this document are based on an environmental scan of recess in schools; were guided by expert researchers, practitioners, and non-governmental organizations; and discussed and reviewed by physical educators, school administrators, and stakeholders.

CHSC Priority Area(s):

Comprehensive Physical Activity Programs (CSPAP)

Setting:

School

Area(s) of Expertise:

CSPAP Recess

http://portal.shapeamerica.org/uploads/pdfs/recess/SchoolRecessStrategies.pdf

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