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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS and REGISTRATION IS OPEN: Don't miss the Active Living Research Conference in Alberta!

July 20, 2017

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

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Motherhood, fitness, feelings and Fitbits: Exploring the experiences of mothers in New Zealand who wear a physical activity monitor

July 1, 2017

Wearable physical activity monitors, such as the Fitbit or Jawbone, are the latest tools in physical activity technology. These devices allow individuals to track various physical activities throughout the day. However, little is understood as to how individuals interpret and use the data, or how the data shapes behaviours and everyday life. This study explored these topics among mothers who use these devices. Author: Marianne Clark. (WellSpring | July 2017, Volume 28, Number 7)

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ACAL has a new fact sheet: Benefits of Active Transportation

June 27, 2017

This fact sheet was created to support practitioners in their work on active transportation. It informs the public and practitioners about the benefits of active transportation from various perspectives including health, economy, social, safety, and the environment.

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