The Alberta Centre for Active Living regularly receives physical activity information from various sources, including listservs, websites, personal contacts, and e-mails.
These resources are useful for people who need evidence-based physical activity information for their work.
The information listed has been cut and pasted from its original source and is provided as information only.
Note: where possible we provide the DOI to link to research papers in the Info Round up.To use it, cut and paste the DOI into the text box on this webpage: http://dx.doi.org/Access to research articles will be dependent on your Institutional rights.
These booklets are part of a suite of resources for participants on the popular BHFNC course ‘Physical activity for children and young people with long term medical conditions’.They are designed to be a supportive tool for professionals, such as PE teachers and play/youth workers, to hand out to parents/carers if they express concerns about their child engaging in school PE lessons or other physical activity sessions.
•Physical activity: What if my child is overweight?
•Physical activity: What if my child has asthma?
•Physical activity: What if my child has a congenital heart condition?
•Physical activity: What if my child has diabetes?
This project outlines the economic and health burden of preventable disease in Manitoba and provides stakeholders with important evidence for investing in primary prevention activities at the provincial, regional, and local levels…… The analysis focused on three key risk factors, each substantially associated with chronic disease – tobacco smoking, physical inactivity, and overweight/obesity.
A health literacy resource from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).This 11-part Toolkit provides a detailed and comprehensive set of tools to help you make written material in printed formats easier for people to read, understand, and use.
Browse through over 150 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago. To start surfing the Wayback, type in the web address of a site or page where you would like to start, and press enter. Then select from the archived dates available
The authors conclude: the Nijmegen Falls Prevention Program (NFPP) for persons with osteoporosis was effective in decreasing the number of falls and improving balance confidence. Therefore, it is a valuable new tool to improve mobility and independence of persons with osteoporosis.
Read the OECD Report on the scale and characteristics of the obesity epidemic, and influences and interventions that make a difference.Scroll half way down the page to download the executive summary and see the County Facts for Canada.
This guide, produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, provides an overview of how statistical information can be used to make well informed policy decisions. Throughout the guide references are made to other resources, relevant training courses and associated frameworks that provide more detail.
Information on using focus groups, online surveys and much, much more.
This handbook provides a first-stop shop for anyone interested in the theory and practice of delivering performance audits. It is intended for: evaluators working to support accountability and learning in the public sector; those seeking to commission or use such services; and researchers interested in the unfolding practice of evaluating in the public interest.