Table 4

Ratings for Selected Characteristics of PAAC/Take 10!® Lessons. Reported by Teachers (N = 75)

Percent Occurrence


Characteristic

Not at all

At least

once per

week

2 or more

times per

week

On most

days

Everyday


Increased PA* by incorporating it into lesson plans

1.3

9.3

13.3

54.7

21.3

Observed children enjoying classroom activities that incorporated PA

0

4.0

13.3

50.7

32.0

Used PA as part of the lesson plan to break the monotony of certain subjects

1.3

5.3

18.7

48.0

26.7

Employed physically active lessons to address various learning styles

6.7

13.3

21.3

42.7

16.0

Enjoyed becoming physically active through implementing movement into your lesson plans

4.0

10.7

17.3

44.0

24.0

Enhanced your own sense of well-being on days that you incorporated PA into the curriculum

9.3

13.3

16.0

40.0

21.3

Used the notebook as a resource for active lessons

30.7

37.3

16.0

14.7

1.3


*PA = physical activity

Gibson et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:36   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-5-36

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