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Better with age: Move more today for a healthier tomorrow—The 2019 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Adults

Nov. 1, 2019

The inaugural edition of the ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Adults represents a targeted and purposeful synthesis of the literature and data sources. The purpose of this WellSpring is to provide an overview of the development process and to summarize the results 2019 ParticipACTION Report Card for Adults. Authors: Nora Johnston, Soultana Macridis. (WellSpring | November 2019, Volume 30, Number 11)

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The Active Workplace Audit Toolkit: A new resource to help workplaces move more and sit less

Oct. 1, 2019

Office-based workplace settings are an ideal location for implementing interventions to support increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour. This WellSpring highlights a new toolkit for workplace champions, human resource professionals, and health and wellness promoters to identify ways of supporting office-based employees to move more and sit less throughout the work day. Authors: Soultana Macridis, Erin Gorman, Christina Loitz. (WellSpring | October 2019, Volume 30, Number 10)

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Integrating exercise into mental health care: Development of the Exercise and Depression Toolkit

Sept. 1, 2019

Depression is a serious illness and one of the leading causes of disability in Canada and globally. This WellSpring highlights the Exercise and Depression Toolkit, a new evidence-based resource to aid healthcare practitioners in facilitating conversations around exercise as a treatment for depression. Authors: Krista Glowacki, Guy Faulkner. (WellSpring | September 2019, Volume 30, Number 09)

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