BOKS Findings

GettingStepUp resized2Research by NIOST shows that children who regularly engaged in before-school physical activity through BOKS were by the end of the school year generally more physically active compared to non-participants, including on non-program days!

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Physical Activity in Out of School Time

Read new findings on Out-of-School time by NIOST researchers and partners. Report on professional development for physical activity in OST programs here. Report on implementation trends for physical activity standards here

New Webinar from HOST Coalition

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A new webinar by the YMCA of the USA and NIOST provides information on the importance of healthy eating and physical activity during the out-of-school time (OST) program hours; view the webinar>>