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Finding Balance: Preventing older adult falls

Dec. 1, 2018

With an aging population comes the risk of falling and injuring oneself. Preventative measures can be taken to support the reducing the risk of falling. This WellSpring provides an overview of the Finding Balance program, led by the Injury Prevention Centre at the University of Alberta, that aims to support practitioners and the aging population across the province to reduce their risk of falls and support active, independent living. Author: Cathy Gladwin. (WellSpring | December 2018, Volume 29, Number 12)

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Physical activity throughout pregnancy: A prescription for improved maternal/fetal health

Nov. 1, 2018

Being physically active throughout pregnancy can be beneficial for both mother and baby. But how much and at what intensity is recommended? This WellSpring highlights the new 2019 Canadian Guideline for Physical Activity throughout Pregnancy which provides a specific prescription to engage in physical activity that is both safe and beneficial for mothers and babies. Authors: Margie H. Davenport, Victoria L. Meah. (WellSpring | November 2018, Volume 29, Number 11)

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What does the Alberta Centre for Active Living do?

Oct. 30, 2018

Since we have expertise in the creation of infographics, we decided to create one to answer that very question.

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