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I move, you move, we all move! Counselling ideas to get families more active

Sept. 1, 2015

All family members benefit from engaging in a physically active lifestyle. Practitioners can encourage clients to be physically active regularly with their family. Being creative, planning ahead and participating in enjoyable activities are some of the ideas for supporting families to adopt and maintain of an active way of life. Author: Rhiannon Jacek (WellSpring | September 2015, Volume 26, Number 6)

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Upcoming September events

Aug. 21, 2015

Steptember, Tour of Alberta, Terry Fox Run, Park(ing) Day, Alberta Bicycle Commuters' Conference, AFLCA Fitness Inspiration Workshops, and Grey Matters Conference

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The influences of sedentary behaviour versus physical activity on cardiovascular health in pregnancy

Aug. 4, 2015

This WellSpring article identifies that physical inactivity and excessive sedentary behaviour time are two independent cardiovascular risk factors for women during pregnancy. Possible mechanisms for hypertensive disorders are explained. Authors: Charlotte W. Usselman, Bridget J. Hooper, Craig D. Steinback, Margie H. Davenport (August 2015, Volume 26, Number 5)

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