Resource Directory

In addition to resources and blogs created by Springboard to Active Schools, featured CSPAP resources were taken from CDC's newly published resource, Increasing Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Framework for Schools

Data Brief: Involve Families in Physical Activity in Schools

Family members play an integral role in shaping the learning, development, and health of students. The relationship between families and schools reinforces children’s health and learning in multiple settings: at home, in schools, in out-of-school time programs, and in the community. This brief highlights national data to describe the state of family engagement in physical… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Data Briefs
Resource Topic: Family & Community Engagement

Data Brief: Integrate Classroom Physical Activity in Schools

This brief outlines the definition of classroom physical activity, provides a snapshot of current classroom physical activity practices in the U.S., and highlights ways to improve classroom physical activity through national guidance and practical strategies and resources.  

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Data Briefs
Resource Topic: Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity

Data Brief: Strengthen Physical Education in Schools

Physical education is an academic subject and is part of a well-rounded education. While many states require K-12 students to participate in some level of physical education, many physical education practices can be improved to help students meet the national recommendation of engaging in at least 60 minutes of physical activity daily. Physical education has… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Data Briefs
Resource Topic: Physical Education

Data Brief: Keep Recess in Schools

Recess is an important part of an active school environment. It is a relatively easy and low cost way to get students moving, and contributes to the recommended 60 minutes of daily physical activity. Recess does not only help increase students’ physical activity, but also improves both social/emotional and educational outcomes. This data brief provides… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Data Briefs
Resource Topic: Physical Activity During School, Recess