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Table 4 Physical activity objectives: activity summary

From: Process evaluation of a community-based adolescent obesity prevention project in Tonga

Category Description Objective number (#) Comments
Policies    
  Nil   
Activities    
  1 × weekend soccer tournament organised over a 4 week period 8 All intervention sites participated plus 2 other intervention schools
  1 × weekend volleyball tournament organised over a 5 week period 8 10 × teams participated from 1 intervention community
  2 × sports competition over 3 days 7,8 3 × villages participated in different sports events
  1 × fun run event 7 Followed a 1/2 day physical activity of cleaning up the community led by youth groups
  1 × environment day 7 1 intervention site involved in a 2 hour running event
Programs    
  74 × one hour aerobic sessions conducted over a 1 year period 7 Targeted whole community especially adolescent girls. Conducted at village level.
  1 school conducted weekly aerobics × 2 terms 7 Targeted both students and teachers
  6 × one hour Krump sessions, 2 × action song, 2 × hip hop dance sessions conducted at Schools and community 7 Aimed to introduce students to new form of physical activity
  21 × Walk for Health events 7 Targeted whole community in different villages
  7 × one hour tennis coaching sessions 7 Targeted adolescents in one community
Infrastructure and equipment   
  12 × soccer balls & 8 × volley balls distributed 7, 8 Distributed to intervention schools to support organized sports. Funded by various donors.
  1. M - multiple objectives, 1- Building capacity, 2 - Social Marketing, 3 - Evaluation, 4 - Breakfast, 5 - School Lunch, 6 - Vegetables & Fruit, 7 - Physical Activity, 8 - Organized sports, 9 - Sweet Drinks vs. Water, 10 - Programme