WWC review of this study

Evaluation of a two-year middle-school physical education intervention: M-SPAN.

McKenzie, T. L., Sallis, J. F., Prochaska, J. J., Conway, T. L., Marshall, S. J., & Rosengard, P. (2004). Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 36(8),1382–1388.

  • Randomized controlled trial
     examining 
    24
     Students
    , grades
    6-8

Reviewed: February 2013

No statistically significant positive
findings
Meets WWC standards without reservations
Physical well-being outcomes—Statistically significant positive effect found for the domain
Outcome
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Comparison Period Sample Intervention
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Comparison
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Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA)

Middle School Physical Activity and Nutrition (M-SPAN) vs. None

Year 2

Grades 6-8;
24 students

19.40

16.90

No

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Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA)

Middle School Physical Activity and Nutrition (M-SPAN) vs. None

Year 1

Grades 6-8;
24 students

18.90

17.00

No

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Evidence Tier rating based solely on this study. This intervention may achieve a higher tier when combined with the full body of evidence.

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  • Race
    White
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