Physical Activity Kit (PAK) Facilitator Training: Staying on the Active Path in Native Communities, A Lifespan Approach
University of New Mexico in collaboration with the Indian Health Service
In this training, facilitators learn how to implement, evaluate, and disseminate the evidence-based physical activity interventions in PAK for American Indian and Alaska Native communities. The training explains and demonstrates several physical activity programs developed by the University of New Mexico Prevention Research Center, such as Pathways (Prevention of Obesity in American Indian School Children), which includes modified American Indian games, exercise breaks, mountain pathways challenge, and a race, Healthy Body Awareness, and Native American Dance Overview. The programs cover strength-building, flexibility, and aerobics and are geared for all ages across the lifespan (such as, Head Start youth, elementary through high school youth, young adults, adults, older adults, and families).
The training is intended for practitioners and facilitators of health promotion in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
2 days (8 hours per day).