Cost-effectiveness of a state policy requiring minimum levels of moderate and vigorous physical activity during elementary school physical education classes
Learning Areas:Biostatistics, economics
Chronic disease management and prevention
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Identify the potential costs and health benefits of a hypothetical elementary school active physical education policy intervention. Describe the opportunities and challenges of implementing physical education policy as a childhood obesity prevention strategy.
Keyword(s): Physical Activity, Cost-Effectiveness
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been a research analyst involved in evaluation and cost-effectiveness modeling of nutrition and physical activity policies and programs related to obesity prevention for the past five years. Among my scientific interests are transportation-related and school-based policies and programs aimed at increasing physical activity levels among children and adolescents.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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