PDF file, 4 pages Published: Aug 2009 GeoOrigin: Alberta
In recent years, a new type of video game has emerged: the active video game, which gets people out of their seats and moving around as they play the game. Wii and other active gaming products have become incredibly popular.
In this WellSpring article, Anna Mouat (Associate Professor, Program of Dance, University of Calgary) discusses a 2005 study from McGill University that found that older adults benefited physically and mentally from learning to dance the Argentine tango.
pdf file, 3 pages Published: Jan 2008 GeoOrigin: Alberta
The Canadian winter can make it challenging to be active outdoors. This article presents real-life examples of indoor activities that can be pursued by people of diverse ages and abilities, and in various contexts. An excerpt of this article is also available as an audio file.