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AttivitĂ  fisica per decisori politici

Feb. 6, 2019

With assistance of the Directorate General for Welfare of the Lombardy Region in Italy, the Centre for Active Living is pleased to provide the Physical Activity for Decision-makers infographic in Italian. 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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Friendship networks and children’s physical activity

Feb. 4, 2019

Children spend a lot of time with their friends at school, in the neighbourhood, and during organized activities. As a result, friends may influence the behaviour and choices of one another. This WellSpring highlights a study undertaken in elementary schools within Edmonton and Fort McMurray, Alberta that aimed to understand how friendships may influence the physical activity participation of children. Authors: Jodie Stearns, John C Spence. (WellSpring | February 2019, Volume 30, Number 02)

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Bike 2019: Call for Abstracts

Jan. 21, 2019

Feb 22 (abstract deadline) | 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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