Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: A CSPAP Professional Development program constructed as a multiple-step, yearlong process for PE teachers to develop a school culture conducive to promoting and providing school Physical Activity opportunities beyond PE.

Study Results: Intervention teachers reported significantly more PA offerings during school (3.35 vs. 2.37) and that involve staff.

Reference: Carson, R. L., Castelli, D. M., Kuhn, A. C. P., Moore, J. B., Beets, M. W., Beighle, A., & Glowacki, E. M. (2014). Impact of trained champions of comprehensive school physical activity programs on school physical activity offerings, youth physical activity and sedentary behaviors. Preventive Medicine, 69, S19.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good