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Indigenous women’s physical activity and wellbeing practices: New research

Aug. 1, 2018

Participating in physical activity provides many health benefits and overall wellbeing. However, little is understood about how it is valued and understood within Indigenous communities. This WellSpring highlights study findings of Anishinaabeg women’s experiences of physical activity, which can inform community-based practitioners, researchers, and scholars about Indigenous ways of practices and physicality. Author: Tricia D. McGuire-Adams. (WellSpring | August 2018, Volume 29, Number 08)

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Physical Activity Counselling Toolkit

July 9, 2018

Looking for ways to support your clients to be more physically active? Our Physical Activity Counselling Toolkit may be just what you are looking for! Watch this 2-minute video on how it can help you.

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The brain + body equation: Canadian kids need to move more to boost their brain health

July 1, 2018

The 2018 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth highlights the important relationship between physical activity and brain health. Achieving physical activity recommendations can translate to success in the classroom, on the field, and with friends. This WellSpring focuses on the importance of this relationship and provides an overview of the 2018 Report Card grades. Authors: Mark Tremblay, Joel Barnes, Leigh Vanderloo. (WellSpring | July 2018, Volume 29, Number 07)

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