Examining the impact of a summer learning program on children’s weight status and cardiorespiratory fitness: A natural experiment

Examining the impact of a summer learning program on children’s weight status and... •Children’s median zBMI did not increase throughout the program.•Majority of participants attending the summer learning maintained weight status.•Majority of the participants maintained or increased cardiorespiratory fitness measures via PACER laps.•This provides evidence that access to summer programming can mitigate unhealthy weight gain and fitness loss during summer. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Evaluation and Program Planning Elsevier

Examining the impact of a summer learning program on children’s weight status and cardiorespiratory fitness: A natural experiment

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Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2019 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0149-7189
eISSN
1873-7870
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2019.02.009
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Abstract

•Children’s median zBMI did not increase throughout the program.•Majority of participants attending the summer learning maintained weight status.•Majority of the participants maintained or increased cardiorespiratory fitness measures via PACER laps.•This provides evidence that access to summer programming can mitigate unhealthy weight gain and fitness loss during summer.

Journal

Evaluation and Program PlanningElsevier

Published: Jun 1, 2019

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