Educational or Curriculum

SPARK Curriculum

Initiative Description: Implementation of the SPARK Physical education program.

Study Results: Increased weekly PA minutes

Reference: Sallis, J. F., McKenzie, T. L., Alcaraz, J. E., Kolody, B., Faucette, N., & Hovell, M. F. (1997). The effects of a 2-year physical education program (SPARK) on physical activity and fitness in elementary school students. American Journal of Public Health, 87(8), 1328–1334

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good