JU:MP Join Us Move Play


JUMP is a physical activity programme which works with families, communities, schools, organisations, makes improvements to the environment, and embed physical activity into local policy with the aim of improving physical activity levels in children and young people.

The evaluation of JUMP is two-fold. A process evaluation designed to understand what is working (or not), how and in what context. Data from the process evaluation is fed back into the programme to continuously develop and improve JU:MPs work. A full-scale control trial of JUMP aims to explore whether it is effective at increasing physical activity for children aged 5-11 years. Data was collected at baseline from 1500 children, prior to JU:MP implementation. Two-year follow-up data is currently being collected until March ‘24, and a 3-year follow-up will also be conducted in September 24 – March 25.


Sub-theme: Healthy Bodies

Currently Underway

Team Contact:

Lead for Physical Activity Research

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