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Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services

Last Reviewed: December 2013

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends enhanced school-based physical education (PE) to increase physical activity based on strong evidence of effectiveness in increasing the amount of time students spend in moderate- or vigorous-intensity physical activity during PE classes. Enhanced school-based PE involves curricular and practice-based changes that increase the amount of time that K–12 students engage in moderate- or vigorous-intensity physical activity during PE classes.

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Guide to Community Preventive Services. (2013). Physical Activity: Enhanced School-Based Physical Education. Retrieved from https://www.thecommunityguide.org/findings/physical-activity-enhanced-school-based-physical-education