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Benefits of Active Transportation - a fact sheet by ACAL

This fact sheet was created to support practitioners in their work on active transportation. It informs the public and practitioners about the benefits of active transportation from various perspectives including health, economy, social, safety, and the environment.

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How many steps do you do in a day?

Find out how many by borrowing one of our pedometer kits. They are free of charge to Alberta organizations. Start a friendly step challenge with your co-workers today!

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Physical Activity Counselling Toolkit

Looking for ways to support your clients to be more physically active? Our Physical Activity Counselling Toolkit may be just what you are looking for! Watch this 2-minute video on how it can help you.

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Video & highlights from our 2018 Physical Activity Forum

In May, Dr. Val Carson presented Move More, Sit Less, Sleep Soundly: An integrated approach for healthy children and youth. The forum video, presentation slides and a highlights sheet for practitioners are now available.

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Physical Activity for Decision-makers

The Alberta Centre for Active Living has developed this fact sheet to support decision-makers with ways to integrate physical activity in their communities through educational and policy opportunities.

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2017-2018 Annual Report

See what we've been up to this past year! Our 2017-2018 Annual Report highlights the Centre's major projects and key activities in the areas of advocacy and knowledge translation.

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School Active Transportation Survey: A perspective from champions

The Centre worked with SHAPE Alberta and Ever Active Schools to conduct a survey and interviews with school active transportation champions across Alberta. This report highlights the champions' experiences, including barriers faced, strategies utilized to implement school active transportation, as well as what they perceived would facilitate successful implementation of school active transportation.

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Sport and Recreation Experiences of Indigenous Youth in Canada

Through a systematic review, the sport and recreation experiences of over 400 Indigenous youth from various regions of Canada were identified. This infographic provides four main strategies identified by Indigenous youth that can support policy-makers and practitioners to enhance the sport and recreation experiences.

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Are Edmonton Toddlers Meeting the New 24-Hour Movement Guidelines?

How can parents and the environment play a positive role? As part of the recent release of the new Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years (0-4 years), a team of researchers investigated if toddlers (1 to 2 years) are meeting these guidelines. This infographic highlights the new guidelines for toddlers and summarizes the key findings from the studies.

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