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Exercise helps kids with cancer: Exercise guidelines, research, and practice in pediatric oncology

April 1, 2019

Exercise among cancer patients has many physiological, mental, and social wellbeing effects during and after treatments. This WellSpring highlights the various programs that support free physical activity opportunities developed for children and youth that have been diagnosed with cancer, survivors of pediatric cancer, and their siblings, as a means to support and empower them to be physically active and experience a sense of normalcy. Authors: Amanda Wurz, Conné Lategan, Lotta Hamari, Kate Wilson, S. Nicole Culos-Reed. (WellSpring | April 2019, Volume 30, Number 04)

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Bike 2019

March 19, 2019

May 7 & 8 | Edmonton & Calgary | by Centre for Active Living (CAL). Join us for this year's Physical Activity Forum: Bike 2019! This is a conference to explore and engage in a conversation about the research, policy, and practice around cycling as a mode of active transport. Our guest speaker is Dr. Jennifer Dill from Portland State University.

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Jarduera fisikoa erabakitzeko ardura dutenentzat

March 13, 2019

With assistance of the Physical Activity and Sports Department with the Government of Basque, the Centre for Active Living is pleased to provide the Physical Activity for Decision-makers infographic in Basque. CAL developed this fact sheet to support decision-makers with ways to integrate physical activity in their communities through educational and policy opportunities.

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