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Physical Education and Blood Lipid Concentrations in Children: The LOOK Randomized Cluster Trial

Telford, Richard D.; Cunningham, Ross B.; Waring, Paul; Telford, Rohan M.; Olive, Lisa S.; Abhayaratna, Walter


BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Elevated blood lipids during childhood are predictive of dyslipidemia in adults. Although obese and inactive children have elevated values, any potentially protective role of elementary school physical education is unknown. Our objective was to determine the effect of a modern elementary school physical education (PE) program on the blood lipid concentrations in community-based children. METHODS In this cluster-randomized controlled trial, 708 healthy children (8.1±0.3...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-10-25
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076124


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