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Background
Summer day camps (SDCs) serve 14 million children yearly in the U.S. and aim to provide participating children with 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA). This study evaluated

Background
Summer day camps (SDCs) serve 14 million children yearly in the U.S. and aim to provide participating children with 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA). This study evaluated an intervention designed to increase the percent of children meeting this MVPA guideline.
Design
Two-group, pre-post quasi-experimental.
Setting/Participants
Twenty SDCs serving 1,830 children aged 5–12 years were assigned to MVPA intervention (n = 10) or healthy eating attention control (n = 10).
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    • 2017-03-28
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173791
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      1939-1560

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    Weaver, R. G., Brazendale, K., Chandler, J. L., Turner-Mcgrievy, G. M., Moore, J. B., Huberty, J. L., . . . Beets, M. W. (2017). First year physical activity findings from turn up the HEAT (Healthy Eating and Activity Time) in summer day camps. Plos One, 12(3). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173791

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