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ALR 2018: Updated conference program now available!

Dec. 14, 2017

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.

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2018 Physical Activity Forum: Move More, Sit Less, Sleep Soundly

Dec. 13, 2017

SAVE THE DATE 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

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Run to Quit: A national physical activity-based smoking cessation intervention

Dec. 1, 2017

Smoking tobacco is a public health threat globally, and finding successful ways and programs to help people quit smoking is vital. Run to Quit is a national program that combines smoking cessation and physical activity to support adults on their journey to quit smoking. This edition of WellSpring provides an overview of the program, how it is being evaluated, and the initial evaluation results. Authors: Krista Glowacki, Carly Priebe, Guy Faulkner (WellSpring | December 2017, Volume 28, Number 12)

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