Evaluation of Girls Rock: An Intervention Program for Girls in Grades 4, 5 and 6
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Girls Rock is a community-based program designed specifically for the needs of girls in Grades 4, 5 and 6. This program aimed to increase psychological and physiological components through classroom and physical activity based sessions over an 8-week period. Specifically, a total of 23 girls, from four different Boys and Girls Club locations, participated in Girls Rock, and the program with the objectives of were to increaseing positive body image, self-esteem, self-efficacy and fundamental movement skills. The present research study involved conductinged an outcome evaluation to assess the effectiveness of Girls Rock in achieving its objectives. Data collected pre- and post-intervention , through questionnaires and observational assessment, revealed that participation in Girls Rock significantly increased positive body image, self-esteem, and self-efficacy, and , and partially increased fundamental movement skills. This information can be used to attain the future goals of recruiting more participants, retaining those already involved, and expanding to other clubs.