HOPSports Evaluation Project<br />
HOPSports Evaluation Project<br /><ul><li>Independent evaluation
Collaborators from 3 universities
15 NC schools and 5 youth community sites
45 physical education instructors and after  school program administrators
More than 8,000 NC youth</li></li></ul><li>Be ActiveEvaluation Project<br />Teachers and students agree that HOPS supporte...
direct measures<br /><ul><li>Students were 55% more active during a HOPSports supported class than during traditional P.E....
Over the course of a school year, that translates to an extra 12.6 hours of MVPA!</li></li></ul><li>Physical Education by ...
Physical Education by B.M.I.<br />MVPA<br />BMI was measured for each student, pacing them in “healthy weight,” “overweigh...
Physical Education by B.M.I.<br />
instructor feedback<br /><ul><li>All teachers reported high usability with the technology system
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An independent evaluation of the HOPSports system used in 15 North Carolina schools and five community sites. This presentation was given at the "Impact on Child Obesity" conference at the University of NC at Charlotte on July 20, 2010.

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HOPSports Evaluation Project

  1. 1. HOPSports Evaluation Project<br />
  2. 2. HOPSports Evaluation Project<br /><ul><li>Independent evaluation
  3. 3. Collaborators from 3 universities
  4. 4. 15 NC schools and 5 youth community sites
  5. 5. 45 physical education instructors and after school program administrators
  6. 6. More than 8,000 NC youth</li></li></ul><li>Be ActiveEvaluation Project<br />Teachers and students agree that HOPS supported PE gives greater opportunity to observe, imitate and practice new skills like dancing<br />
  7. 7. direct measures<br /><ul><li>Students were 55% more active during a HOPSports supported class than during traditional P.E. (independently supported by observation)
  8. 8. Over the course of a school year, that translates to an extra 12.6 hours of MVPA!</li></li></ul><li>Physical Education by Gender<br />In traditional P.E., boys are significantly more active than girls<br />When Be Active HOPS is introduced, all students significantly increased MVPA<br />Be Active HOPS had a greater effect on girls, bringing them up to the same level as boys<br />
  9. 9. Physical Education by B.M.I.<br />MVPA<br />BMI was measured for each student, pacing them in “healthy weight,” “overweight,” or “obese”<br />In traditional P.E., healthy weight students are by far the most active<br />When Be Active HOPS was introduced, overweight and obese students were more active than the healthy weight students were in traditional P.E.<br />
  10. 10. Physical Education by B.M.I.<br />
  11. 11. instructor feedback<br /><ul><li>All teachers reported high usability with the technology system
  12. 12. Though 52% of these instructors rarely or never used technology in P.E., there was a significant increase in confidence after using HOPS in the classroom
  13. 13. All teachers were satisfied with technical support</li></li></ul><li>instructor feedback<br /><ul><li>When asked if they would like to make any other comments:
  14. 14. 67% actively endorsed the product with phrases like “awesome” and “incredible time on task”
  15. 15. 24% actively commented on kids enjoyment level with comments like, “students ask to do more” and “students enjoy the modules”</li></li></ul><li>summary of findings<br /><ul><li>HOPS provides a more efficient use of P.E. class time than traditional P.E.
  16. 16. All children are 55% more active during HOPSports supported P.E., and girls and students with an unhealthy weight benefit even more than their counterparts
  17. 17. Teachers found the system easy to use and highly engaging for students</li></li></ul><li>want to learn more?<br />Laurie StradleyDirector of Programs<br />Be Active North Carolina <br />2250 Perimeter Park Drive, Ste. 120<br />Morrisville, North Carolina 27560 <br />(919) 287-7000<br />laurie@beactivenc.org<br />www.beactivenc.org<br />

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