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Lifestyle Education for Activity Program, LEAP

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screen shot of Lifestyle Education for Activity Program website
Developer
University of South Carolina.
Year
2016

Part of the SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions Toolkit.*

LEAP is a WHOLE school intervention designed to increase physical activity in adolescent girls. LEAP increases support for physical activity in high school girls by changing teachers’ instructional practices in physical and health education, and by changing the school environment to support physical activity in girls. Practices: LEAP PE, Behavior Skills Development, School Environment, Health Education, School Health Services, Faculty & Staff Wellness, etc.

Funding Source
unknown.
Free Material
Yes
SNAP-Ed Toolkit Classification
Evidence-based
Evaluation Information

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0149718906000826

SNAP-Ed Connection Comments

* SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions: An Obesity Prevention Toolkit for States is a compilation of interventions. The toolkit was developed by USDA's Food and Nutrition Service, The Association of SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Administrators (ASNNA), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for Training and Research Translation (Center TRT), and the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR), a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes for Health (NIH), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the USDA. It is designed and updated to help state SNAP-Ed administrative and implementing agencies identify evidence-based obesity prevention programs and policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) strategies and interventions to include in their SNAP-Ed plans.