School-Based Interventions

Healthy Eating and Active Living Research Core

Hallie E. Ford Center

BEPA 2.0

BEPA 2.0 is a classroom-based physical activity program aligned to Health and Physical Education standards.  BEPA 2.0 can be used in and outside of the classroom and before, during, or after school to increase children’s physical activity time at school.



WAVE~Ripples for Change: Obesity Prevention in Active Youth is a five-year research project funded by the National Institutes of Food and Agriculture’s Agricultural and Food Research Initiative (AFRI). As part of this project, we developed, pilot-tested, and delivered a two-year, sport-nutrition curriculum to high school soccer players—the WAVE Sport Nutrition Curriculum. Educator Resources



School Physical Activity and Nutrition Environment Tool (SPAN-ET) was developed to assess school resources and readiness to improve physical activity and nutrition policy, situational/system, and physical environments (PSE), suggest appropriate improvement strategies, and score school-level impacts resulting from PSE strategy adoption and implementation.