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Table 1 Action schools: multi-level model of engagement

From: Sustained impact of community-based physical activity interventions: key elements for success

Individual level

Elementary and middle school-aged children

Community level*

Elementary and middle school principals

Elementary and middle school teachers

Parent Advisory Council (PAC)

District school board superintendents

Post-secondary institutions (including University of British Columbia, University of Victoria)

Sport and leisure governing bodies

Aboriginal sport, recreation and physical activity councils

Community-based health promotion organizations (including BC Paediatric Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Childhood Obesity Foundation)

School-based healthy living committees (Breakfast for Learning, BCRPA After School Initiative)

Active transportation initiatives (including HASTe BC, Move for Health Day)

Interdisciplinary working groups (including Physical Activity and Obesity Working Group, Physical Literacy Working Group)

Municipal governments (including City of Vancouver, City of Burnaby)

Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation

Societal level

BC Provincial Health Services Authority

BC Ministry of Health (Healthy Families BC)

BC Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development

BC Ministry of Education (Healthy Schools BC)

2010 Legacies Now

Directorate of Agencies for School Health BC (DASH BC)

Public Health Agency of Canada (Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative)

  1. *For complete list of current Action Schools stakeholders, please refer to Action Schools! BC report [43].