This week includes information on active transportation, built environment, children, physical activity, women and workplace.
This Research Update article summarizes a study of parental perceptions of the Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for the Early Years and presents potential strategies to effectively communicate the guidelines to parents, to increase their adoption. Authors: Val Carson, Valerie Carson, Marianne Clark, Tanya Berry, Nicholas L. Holt, Amy Latimer-Cheung. (Volume 21, Number 4)
This WellSpring article outlines the benefits and challenges of using active transportation for travel to and from school. The authors offer practical suggestions for students, parents, practitioners, and the extended community to become involved in walking, wheeling or cycling to and from school. The article also provides several ideas on promoting or using active transportation beyond school communities.