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French translation available for our new Physical Activity Counselling Toolkit

We've added 10 more chapters to our popular Physical Activity Counselling Toolkit, as well as updated the original 10 resources. New topics include anxiety, chronic heart failure, stroke, Parkinson's Disease, and dementia.

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Farewell

As a knowledge translation organization, the Centre for Active Living (CAL) has supported physical activity professionals with information, resources, and educational opportunities for just over 31 years. Due to a lack of government funding, it is with heavy hearts that we are writing this final WellSpring.

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2019-2020 Annual Report

See what we've been up to this past year! Our 2019-2020 Annual Report highlights the Centre's major projects and key activities in the areas of advocacy and knowledge translation.

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Staff working from home

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Centre for Active Living staff will be working from home. Please contact us by email at [email protected]

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We need your help! The Centre for Active Living's funding is at risk.

The Centre for Active Living is about to undergo a funding review, and we're hoping letters of support from you will help.

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COVID-19, mental health and physical activity in pregnant and postpartum women

BREAKING NEWS! UAlberta researchers have published new and ground-breaking research about the impact of COVID-19 on perinatal women’s mental health during this pandemic. The results are concerning, showing that this population requires a renewed focus by practitioners to address mental health assessment, treatment, and physical activity to maintain mental health.

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2020 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

Today, ParticipACTION released it's latest report card which explores "What can we do as families to positively support healthy movement behaviours in our kids?" Results of the 2020 Report Card gauging physical activity, sedentary and sleep behaviours levels resulted in an overall grade of D+.

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Exercises for Balance

Balance exercises can help you maintain your balance and your confidence. If you are an older adult, balance exercises are especially important because they can help you prevent falls and maintain your independence.

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2020 Physical Activity Forum - recording now available

Watch the Zoom recordings of our three guest speakers on the topics of cancer, chronic heart failure, and stroke, and how physical activity can assist with treatment, recovery, and quality of life.

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GoGet.Fit: helping you help your patients live actively

GoGet.Fit uses digital technology to virtually connect patients and healthcare providers for support of regular activity. Healthcare professionals can efficiently view metrics, view compliance, and target support and follow-up to those that are struggling. GoGet.Fit is a tool ready to engage patients in physical and mental recovery and UN-isolate individuals through healthcare virtual touches.

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