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Physical Activity for Decision-makers

The Centre for Active Living has developed this fact sheet to support decision-makers with ways to integrate physical activity in their communities through educational and policy opportunities.

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2017-2018 Annual Report

See what we've been up to this past year! Our 2017-2018 Annual Report highlights the Centre's major projects and key activities in the areas of advocacy and knowledge translation.

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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 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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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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