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PA Weekly, May 14th

May 14, 2015

This week includes information on active transportation, children, health general, miscellaneous, women and workplace.

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Exploring the Impact of Community Investment in Recreation Spaces on Health Equity and Physical Activity

May 14, 2015

This Research Update summarizes a study that evaluated the implementation of a municipal revitalization strategy for recreation facilities and open spaces in Strathcona County, Alberta. Authors: Candace Nykiforuk, Tanya Berry, Helen Vallianatos, Laura Nieuwendyk, Ana Belon, Jennifer Ann McGetrick, & Elizabeth Campbell. (May 2015, Volume 22, Number 3)

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Adolescent Girls' Motivation to Engage in Various Physical Activity Environments

April 7, 2015

This Research Update summarizes a qualitative study that explored psychosocial factors related to adolescent girls’ motivation to engage in physical activity within the contexts of physical education, organized sport, and leisure time. Authors: Kimberley McFadden, Hilary Davies, Tanya Scarapicchia & Catherine Sabiston. (April 2015, Volume 22, Number 2)

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