News & Events

New! French Northern Populations Resource

July 8, 2016

Our Physical Activity Counselling Toolkit for Northern Populations is now available in French. This resource was produced in partnership with the Department of Health and Social Services, Government of the Northwest Territories.

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Are Canadian kids too tired to move? The 2016 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

July 1, 2016

The 2016 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth introduces the important inter-relationships among physical activity, sedentary behaviours and sleep, and for the first time, assigns a grade to sleep. As part of a whole-day approach, the new Canadian 24-hour movement guidelines recommend that children and youth need to “Sweat, Step, Sleep and Sit” in the right amounts. Key recommendations for parents/families, schools, and governments/policy-makers are provided to help kids sit less, move more, and sleep better. Authors: Mark S. Tremblay, Joel Barnes, Allana LeBlanc, Katherine Janson (WellSpring | July 2016, Volume 27, Number 7)

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Video & highlights from our 2016 Physical Activity Forum

June 15, 2016

In May, Dr. Guy Faulkner presented Sweat is the Best Antidepressant: Where do we go from here? The forum video, presentation slides and a highlights sheet for practitioners are now available.

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