The Physical Activity Signposting Scheme (PASS): The A-Class Project. 45, 8-10 year olds take part in this physical activity intervention project which seems to have a positive influence.

Stratton,G Hepples,J 2007. The Physical Activity Signposting Scheme (PASS): The A-Class Project. 45, 8-10 year olds take part in this physical activity intervention project which seems to have a positive influence. . Education and Health 25(3),63-67. PDF

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