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

REGISTRATION OPEN 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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ALR 2018: Updated conference program now available!

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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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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ACAL has a new fact sheet: Benefits of Active Transportation

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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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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Video and highlights sheet of our 2017 Physical Activity Forum

On May 8 & 9, Dr. Tanya Berry presented "Don't overthink it! Promoting physical activity in a busy media environment." The video and highlights sheet are now available.

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