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Alternative modes of transportation for Alberta seniors

June 3, 2019

The Physical Culture Association of Alberta and the Centre for Active Living are working together to learn more about alternative modes of transportation in senior residences across Alberta. Please participate in our study.

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How inclusive are we? A look at the effectiveness of physical activity interventions for disadvantaged groups

June 1, 2019

Although policies and programs to support physical activity exist, they may not be accessed or utilized by individuals from socio-economically disadvantaged groups. This WellSpring highlights effective evidence-based approaches that can assist practitioners and decision-makers when designing and implementing physical activity policies and programs to reach these disadvantaged groups. Authors: Melinda Craike, Glen Wiesner, Toni A Hilland, Enrique García Bengoechea. (WellSpring | June 2019, Volume 30, Number 06)

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GO! Run: Closing the gender gap in girls’ participation in sport and physical activity

May 1, 2019

There are many challenges girls can face when trying to participate in sport and physical activity that have contributed to a decline in their participation. GO! Run is a free, running program for girls only, developed to increase girls’ participation in physical activity opportunities by breaking down some the many barriers. This WellSpring provides an overview of the program’s success across Alberta and how schools can start their own program Author: Hayley Degaust. (WellSpring | May 2019, Volume 30, Number 05)

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