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What is Daily Physical Activity?

There are many ways to be physically active. This infographic is designed to help people understand the ways they can accumulate daily physical activity.

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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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The 2017 Alberta Survey on Physical Activity explores physical activity trackers

Fitbits, phone apps and Apple and Garmin watches are common tools for many Albertans looking to track their fitness goals. But are these devices as popular as you think?

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Increasing physical activity and decreasing sedentary behaviour in the workplace

The Alberta Centre for Active Living completed a systematic review on workplace interventions that focus on increasing physical activity, reducing sedentary behaviour, or both.

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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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What does the Alberta Centre for Active Living do?

Since we have expertise in the creation of infographics, we decided to create one to answer that very question.

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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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