Funding for this research was provided by:
nsw ministry of health
cancer council nsw
Received: 23 June 2021
Accepted: 29 September 2021
First Online: 23 October 2021
: The study has been approved by the Hunter New England Human Research Ethics Committee (Ref No. 11/03/16/4.05, University of Newcastle (Ref No. H-2011-0210), NSW Department of Education (SERAP 2011111), Maitland Newcastle Catholic School Diocese, Broken Bay Catholic School Diocese, Lismore Catholic School Diocese, Armidale Catholic School Diocese, and the Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council. To gain schools consent to participate in the study, a letter inviting schools was emailed to all school Principals, requesting the information be shared with the Head PE teacher. The Principal and/ or Head PE teacher was then contacted by telephone by a dedicated recruitment Project Officer with PE teacher training. A face-to-face or telephone meeting was then offered to outline the requirements of the study and confirm eligibility. Following school consent, all PE staff were provided with a study information letter that outlined the purpose of the study and level of involvement expected.
: Not applicable.
: Authors RS, LC, NN, LW, KG, MW, NE, AB and JW receive salary support from their respective Local Health Districts. Hunter New England Local Health District contributes funding to the PA4E1 program.. All other authors declare that they have no competing interests.