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interest, and early in 2009 he announced
In the UK, annual Fitnessgram
plans to replicate the initiative in the UK.
testing is likely to be carried
Last year, Cooper came to Birmingham
out by school nurses or medical
at Wallace’s invitation to speak at Leisure
science students to avoid
Industry Week. Several local authorities
overburdening teachers
and primary care trusts (PCTs)
expressed an interest in taking part in
pilot projects, while the States of Jersey – at least three hours a week. However,
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the governing body of the British Crown in contrast with Cooper’s study, it will
Dependency – made fl edgling plans to focus solely on primary schools. While
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launch an initiative by autumn 2010. not going so far as the Jesuits, Wallace
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With the recession squeezing takes the view that, “once they get to
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budgets, government and PCT funding secondary school, they’re lost”.
modes and a choice of over 60 games and and games 60 over of choice a and modes
agencies have since asked to see the Also in contrast with Texas, Wallace
educational activities with visually enhancing enhancing visually with activities educational
second-year results of the Texas study says the tests here are likely to be carried
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before committing, while fi nancial out by school nurses and/or medical or
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cutbacks have also caused States science students to avoid overburdening
of Jersey to put its plans on hold. teachers. He anticipates that a well-
Nevertheless, with the second-round organised PR campaign will be needed
results due to be published this autumn, to get both schools and parents on-side,
Wallace is hopeful that funding will be but he’s positive that, once the initiative
forthcoming in time for a 2011 launch. is up and running, the results will speak
“The US results have been so fantastic, for themselves. “Scotland is number two
The fl oor and wall provide Ideal for educational and Ideal for educational and oor and wall provide The fl
we’re optimistic that our proposals will in the world obesity league after the US,
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be looked at in a favourable light by the and England is not far behind,” he says.
end of the second year.” “Dr Cooper’s work in Texas has already
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Wallace anticipates that the project brought about changes in the legislation
generating a great secondary income” great secondary income” generating a
will start small – three-year pilots in a to increase children’s physical activity
few specifi c cities or regions – with a levels, and we believe we could have
long-term view to rolling it out across similar success here in the UK.”
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