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Physical Activity Kit [PAK] Rosebud Trainers

Program Type: Promising Practice -Programs not formally evaluated (or formal evaluation is not yet complete) but identified by experts as programs with results suggesting efficacy and worthy of further study in broader pilot implementation efforts.

Description:
The Physical Activity Kit [PAK] Staying on the Active Path in native Communities… a Lifespan Approach strategy refines an effective method to package, implement, evaluate, and disseminate culturally appropriate physical activity for American Indian/Alaskan Native and other communities. The primary goal of the PAK is to increase the time spent in moderate to vigorous physical activity [MVPA] by promoting age and culturally appropriate physical activity across the life span of Native American communities. These physical activities are appropriate across age spans [Young People, Adults/Family, and Older Adults] and include various levels of activity: Warm-up [flexibility], Cardiovascular, Strength, Cool-down [flexibility].

Age Group(s):
Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly

Site Type(s):
Community

Health Indicator(s):
Physical Activity

Service Area:
Aberdeen

Keyword(s):
Physical activity

URL: http://workgroups.ihs.gov/sites/abr/ipc/Shared20Documents/201120Community20Wellness20Forum20Champions.pdf

Name: Janelle Trottier
Site or Location Name: Aberdeen Area I.H.S.
Address:
115 4th Ave. SE Rm. 309
Aberdeen, SD 57401
United States
Email: janelle.trottier@ihs.gov
Phone: [605] 226-7474

Primary Contact Name: Janelle Trottier
Site or Location Name: Aberdeen Area I.H.S.
Address:
P.O. Box 690
Rosebud, SD 57570
United States
Email: conniebb@gwtc.net
Phone: [605] 747-4600