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: Provide Physical Activity Before and After School

Physical activity before and after school is another key component of helping young people stay active and healthy. By incorporating physical activity before and after school, it provides young people additional opportunities to try new activities and practice skills learned in physical education – all while improving their mental and emotional well-being, physical health, and… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Data Briefs
Resource Topic: Physical Activity Before & After School

Online Learning Institute: Physical Health as Mental Health – Integrating Social Emotional Learning Strategies into Physical Activity

NOTE: This Online Learning Institute was held on December 10, 2020. Below is information and resources from the training. During this interactive session, participants will learn about intentionally integrating social emotional learning strategies into in-person, virtual, and hybrid classroom physical activity as a way to promote mental and physical health in young people. Participants will… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
Resource Topic: General CSPAP Information, Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity, Physical Activity Before & After School

Online Learning Institute: Creating a Culture of Physical Activity in Your Context – A CSPAP Working Session

A Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) is a key framework for schools that ensures that students are reaching the nationally recommended 60 minutes of physical activity every day. However, at first glance, implementing a CSPAP may feel overwhelming and like an additional item on a school’s immense “to-do” list.  Participants will consider the national landscape around… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Tools For CSPAP Implementation, Webinars
Resource Topic: General CSPAP Information, Physical Education, Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity, Physical Activity Before & After School, Family & Community Engagement

CDC: Increasing Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Framework for Schools

An introduction to Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Community (WSCC) model and the Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) framework. It includes an explanation of the five components of CSPAP and a list of resources to support each component.

Resource Type: Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: General CSPAP Information, Physical Education, Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity, Recess, Physical Activity Before & After School, Staff Involvement, Family & Community Engagement

Healthy Kids Out of School: Youth Sports Website

Provides materials for youth sports organizations and videos for helping coaches increase the time children and adolescents are moving during practice. These materials can be used by anyone who engages young people in playing sports and team games.

Resource Type: Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: Physical Activity Before & After School

North Carolina’s Intramural Sports Handbook

This manual provides guidelines for the organization and administration of an intramural program. The philosophy guiding the program places an emphasis on voluntary participation, student leadership, and enjoyment for all participants.

Resource Type: Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: Physical Activity Before & After School

Alliance for a Healthier Generation: Healthy Out-of-School Time Assessment

This tool can be used to review your site’s policies for promoting healthy eating and physical activity and identify strengths and weaknesses. The site provides resources to help sites use the assessment results to develop an action plan.

Resource Type: Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: Physical Activity Before & After School