ERIC Number: EJ1139996
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Abstractor: As Provided
Involving Families and Communities in CSPAP Development Using Asset Mapping
Allar, Ishonté; Elliott, Eloise; Jones, Emily; Kristjansson, Alfgeir L.; Taliaferro, Andrea; Bulger, Sean M.
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, v88 n5 p7-14 2017
The purpose of this article is to provide an introduction to asset mapping as a systematic approach to facilitating increased family and community involvement in comprehensive school physical activity programs (CSPAP). It includes a brief summary of the literature related to the importance of family and community in children's physical activity promotion, an introduction to community asset mapping as a capacity-building tool, and a sample CSPAP application including key lessons learned.
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Education, Family Involvement, Community Involvement, Capacity Building, Community Resources, Health Promotion, Theory Practice Relationship, Map Skills, Elementary Secondary Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: West Virginia
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