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 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.
an extensive overview of the mounting research into the life threatening
consequences of inactivity, which concludes that walking is the answer.
Supported by Public Health England, this new report demonstrates walking is the
solution to getting the nation active, and shows how Walking for Health is
already changing people’s lives.
The purpose of this project was to provide
training and resources to independent nurseries to support the promotion of
physical activity, specifically targeting practitioners who work with
non-walkers, ie, children aged 0-2 years.
The Department for Culture, Media and
Sport (DCMS) has released its annual Taking Part Survey Child Report for
2012/13. The survey looked at sport participation and cultural engagement for
children aged 5-15. This year’s report also asked questions on the impact of
the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on the participation in sport.
Congratulations to the Town of Raymond as a
recent recipient of a $25,000 Community Award from The Sports Network (TSN) in
recognition of their community spirit and passion for sports and a healthy and
February 12 and
13, 2014 | Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
A one-of-a-kind event and the first to
bring this much discussed and sought-after expertise to North America. The
two-day event offers delegates from around the world a chance to share best
practices for creating and sustaining cycling-friendly cities though out the
year, even in challenging winter conditions.
This web site is intended as a one-stop
shop for any Alberta employer with an interest in workplace wellness. Whether
you have three employees or thousands, we hope you'll useful find ideas that
you can put into practice in your workplace.
The concept for this site arose during
planning for the Best Practices in Workplace Wellness seminar held in September
2013 in conjunction with the Alberta International Symposium on Wellness
sponsored by Alberta Health and Alberta Blue Cross.