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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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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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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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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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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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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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