Young people

Experiences of physical activity at age 10 in the 1970 British Cohort Study

Children are more likely to enjoy sport in school if they are active outside of school, according to a new study from the Institute of Education (IOE), University of London. The IOE research, based on data from more than 14,000 10-year-olds included …

Systematic review of the effects of schools and school environment interventions on health: evidence mapping and synthesis

**Background:** In contrast to curriculum-based health education interventions in schools, the school environment approach promotes health by modifying schools’ physical/social environment. This systematic review reports on the health effects of the …

The effects of the school environment on student health - A systematic review of multi-level studies

Health outcomes vary between schools and it is theorised that this may be partly attributable to variation in the school environment. Existing systematic reviews have not drawn authoritative conclusions because of methodological limitations in the …