The effectiveness of school-based run/walk programmes to develop physical literacy and physical activity components in primary school children: A systematic review

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Anico, S., Wilson, L., Eyre, E. and Smith, E. 2022. The effectiveness of school-based run/walk programmes to develop physical literacy and physical activity components in primary school children: A systematic review. Journal of Sports Sciences. 40 (22), pp. 2552-2569. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2023.2174720
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TitleThe effectiveness of school-based run/walk programmes to develop physical literacy and physical activity components in primary school children: A systematic review
AuthorsAnico, S., Wilson, L., Eyre, E. and Smith, E.
Abstract

The objectives of this review were to systematically review the research on school-based run/walk programmes and their measurements of physical literacy (PL) and physical activity (PA)-related components and to assess the different intervention methods and their impact on encouraging PL and PA. To be included in the review, studies had to satisfy all inclusion criteria. An electronic search was conducted on six databases, the last date search was 25 April 2022. All outcome measures were grouped using the Shearer et al. (Citation2021) PL checklist and additional PA related outcomes. Ten studies were included in the final review. Five different run/walk interventions were identified and six studies followed or referred to The Daily Mile (TDM) protocol. Outcomes relating to the physical domain were most commonly explored, and no studies explored the cognitive domain. Four studies reported significant differences in cardiovascular endurance measures. Positive findings were also reported for outcomes relating to motivation and self-perception/self-esteem in the affective domain. Overall, run/walk programmes appear to provide promising results in favour of physical and affective development in PL. However, further high-quality studies are needed to draw firm conclusions. This review highlights the popularity of TDM and its potential to contribute to PL development.

KeywordsSchool; intervention; physical literacy; physical activity
Sustainable Development Goals3 Good health and well-being
Middlesex University ThemeHealth & Wellbeing
PublisherTaylor & Francis (Routledge)
JournalJournal of Sports Sciences
ISSN0264-0414
Electronic1466-447X
Publication dates
Online22 Feb 2023
Print17 Nov 2022
Publication process dates
Deposited02 Mar 2023
Accepted25 Jan 2023
Submitted15 Sep 2022
Output statusPublished
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Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2023.2174720
Web of Science identifierWOS:000937011600001
LanguageEnglish
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