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New sedentary behaviour definitions: A terminology consensus project by the Sedentary Behaviour Research Network

Oct. 1, 2017

The Sedentary Behavior Research Network (SBRN) – Terminology Consensus Project Process and Outcome was a collaborative project authored by 84 researchers from 20 countries. The project aimed to develop consensus definitions to reduce confusion and inconsistency in the field of health research related to sedentary behaviour. Authors: Salomé Aubert, Joel Barnes, Mark Tremblay. (WellSpring | October 2017, Volume 28, Number 10)

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Don't miss the Active Living Research Conference in Alberta!

Sept. 21, 2017

Feb 11 - 14, 2018 | Banff, AB | by Active Living Research and Alberta Centre for Active Living

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Creating walkable communities in Alberta

Sept. 1, 2017

Walking is a popular activity among Albertans and can provide many health benefits. However, the environments in which we live may not always be easy to walk in. This article highlights the benefits of walkability and provides an overview of the WalkABle Alberta project with community examples and the international Walk21 Calgary conference. Author: S. Graham Matsalla. (WellSpring | September 2017, Volume 28, Number 9)

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