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PA Weekly, January 22nd

Jan. 22, 2015

This week includes information on active transportation, built environment, children, determinants of health, older adults, physical activity, sedentary behaviour and workplace.

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Promoting Physical Activity among Tweens in Québec: the WIXX Multimedia Communication Campaign

Jan. 20, 2015

This WellSpring features the Québec-based WIXX campaign which is modeled on the successful American VERB™ campaign to promote physical activity among tweens. The core activities in the WIXX campaign include paid advertising, community- and web-based activities, as well as promotional activities and public relations. Authors: Marilie Laferté, Frédéric Thérrien, Ariane Bélanger-Gravel, François Lagarde, Lise Gauvin. (January 2015, Volume 26, Number 1)

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New Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Child Care Accreditation Standards: Can it get kids moving more and sitting less?

Dec. 2, 2014

This infographic highlights the steps in developing and implementing physical activity and sedentary behaviour accreditation standards in Alberta child care settings.

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