There is evidence to suggest that regular physical activity can have a positive impact on brain health. To support patients experiencing memory changes and decline, the Edmonton Southside Primary Care Network began a pilot project called the Moving for Memory Program. This article provides an overview of the benefits of physical activity on brain health, as well as their 12-week Moving for Memory Program. Authors: Lisa Workman, Stephanie Schlaak. (WellSpring | February 2018, Volume 29, Number 02)
REGISTRATION OPEN for the 2018 Physical Activity Forum - Move More, Sit Less, Sleep Soundly: An integrated approach for healthy children and youth | May 1 and May 3 | Calgary and Edmonton respectively
This diverse and interactive program includes 13 workshop sessions, a keynote talk, panel sessions, lunch roundtable discussions, 75 oral presentations and 2 poster sessions with scheduled physical activity breaks and plenty of time for networking.