Educational or Curriculum

The SPARK Curriculum

Initiative Description: Fun 5 program including the The SPARK AR curriculum: management (e.g., grouping, distributing and handling equipment, making teams) and instruction for inclusive activities that include four main areas: great games (eg, tag games, ball games), super sports (eg, soccer, Frisbee), dynamic dance, and other activities (eg, jump rope, relays).

Study Results: Increased weekly PA levels.

Reference: Iversen, C. S. S., Nigg, C., & Titchenal, C. A. (2011). The impact of an elementary after school nutrition and physical activity program on children’s fruit and vegetable intake, physical activity, and body mass index: Fun 5. Hawaii Medical Journal, 70(7 Suppl 1), 37.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good