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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: The Active Living Research Conference 2018 in Banff, Alberta!

Active Living Research and Alberta Centre for Active Living are proud to bring this exciting conference to Banff, Alberta from Feb 11 to 14! Abstracts are invited by August 24, 2017 for presentations and workshops on the conference theme as well as other advancements in research and practice on active living.

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Global comparisons report card

Being active needs to be the Canadian norm, not the exception. Comparisons with 37 other countries show Canada’s infrastructure and programs aren’t enough to get kids active overall.

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Workplace physical activity policy

Does your workplace have a physical activity policy? If not, feel free to adapt ours.

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Video & highlights from our 2016 Physical Activity Forum

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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Northern Populations French resource

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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Active Canada 20/20: A physical activity plan for Canada

Canada’s approach to increasing physical activity has been fragmented, which has led to little or no progress in this area. Currently, 85% of adults and 93% of children and youth are not meeting the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines.

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We've moved!

We have moved a little further south to 2-131 University Hall, University of Alberta (114 St & 89 Ave). Drop by and see our new digs!

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2015 Alberta Survey on Physical Activity

The 2015 Alberta Survey on Physical Activity suggests Albertans should move more and sit less. Current levels of physical activity, sedentary behaviour time, and walking are published in this report.

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New Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Child Care Accreditation Standards: Can it get kids moving more and sitting less?

This infographic highlights the steps in developing and implementing physical activity and sedentary behaviour accreditation standards in Alberta child care settings.

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Healthy Active School Symposia evaluation

This evaluation, conducted by the Alberta Centre for Active Living, examined the success and impact of Healthy Active School Symposia on Alberta school communities.

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