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Table 2 Transform-Us! intervention components

From: A cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce sedentary behavior and promote physical activity and health of 8-9 year olds: The Transform-Us! Study

  SB-I PA-I SB+PA-I
School setting    
Curriculum component • 18 key learning messages (9 per year) • 18 key learning messages (9 per year) • 18 key learning messages (9 per year)
Class strategies • Standing lessons (1 × 30-min/day)
• Active 2- min breaks after 30-min class time
NA • Standing lessons (1 × 30-min/day)
• Active 2- min breaks after 30-min class time
Physical environment • Standing easels
• Novelty timer
• Provision of sporting equipment, line markings and signage
• Provision of pedometers
• Standing easels
• Provision of sporting equipment, line markings and signage
• Provision of pedometers
Family setting    
Homework tasks • Reduce sitting time while completing home work • Homework tasks incorporate PA • Homework tasks incorporate PA and reductions in sitting time
Newsletters • Tips for reducing sitting time at home • Tips for increasing PA at home • Tips to reduce sitting time and promote PA at home
  1. PA: physical activity; SB: sedentary behavior; PA-I: physical activity intervention; SB-I: sedentary behavior intervention