News & Reports 4/19/10

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This week, we highlight reports on school-based physical activity, as well as the cost-effectiveness of print vs. electronic physical activity information:

The Association Between School-Based Physical Activity, Including Physical Education, and Academic Performance (Source:  CDC)  Literature review and policy implications.

Cost Analysis of Internet vs. Print Interventions for Physical Activity Promotion (Source:  Psychology of Sport and Exercise/PubMed)  Researchers estimate break-even points for print vs. web-based interventions.

How could this information be useful in confirming or updating the direction of your programs?