Introduction: The health benefits of muscular fitness for youth are compelling. Current guidelines recommend young people (5-17 years) engage in muscle-strengthening activities (e.g., resistance training [RT]) on at least three days per week. However, only 13% of Australians aged 15-17 meet this guideline. Schools present a unique opportunity to introduce adolescents to RT. However, few school-based physical activity interventions have focused on RT, possibly due to reported barriers to delivery in schools. Moreover, the majority of school-based interventions do not progress beyond pilot, efficacy/effectiveness phases to be implemented at-scale. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the state-wide dissemination of the Resistance Training for Teens (RT for Teens) program using the RE-AIM framework.
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