Our Work

The Alberta Survey on Physical Activity, the annual Physical Activity Forum, and a body of original resources and publications represent important aspects of the Centre's work.

Recent Centre Projects

Physical Activity in the Workplace Resource Compilation

  • Type: Research and knowledge mobilization
  • Purpose: To develop an online compilation of critically assessed workplace physical activity resources for practitioners and decision-makers.
  • Staff: C. Loitz, J. Walker and J. Potter
  • Funder: Alberta Culture and Tourism
  • Date: September 2015

Physical Activity in the Workplace Resource Compilation

Healthy Active School Symposium (HASS) 2015

  • Type: Evaluation and reporting
  • Purpose: To evaluate and report on the impact of the HASS events on schools’ implementation of activities to improve healthy eating, physical activity, a positive social environment and Alberta Education competencies.
  • Staff: C. Loitz, D. Conteh and N. Johnston
  • Partner: Ever Active Schools
  • Date: July 2015

Healthy Active School Symposium (HASS) 2015

Exploring Community School Partnerships

  • Type: Evaluation
  • Purpose: To evaluate the impact of including a community member on school health committees; and the barriers/facilitators to community-school committees.
  • Staff: J. Walker, N. Johnston, and C. Loitz
  • Partner: Ever Active Schools
  • Date: April 2015

Healthy School-Community Partnerships Evaluation

People in Motion. More Places. More Often. (AIMFREE)

  • Type: Knowledge mobilization
  • Purpose: To develop knowledge mobilization products for the “People in Motion. More Places. More Often.” project.
  • Staff: C. Loitz
  • Partner: Steadward Centre for Personal and Physical Achievement
  • Date: April 2015

People in Motion. More Places. More Often.

New physical activity and sedentary behaviour child care accreditation standards: Can it get kids moving more and sitting less?

  • Type: Knowledge mobilization
  • Purpose: To highlights the steps in developing and implementing physical activity and sedentary behaviour accreditation standards in Alberta child care settings and findings from a pilot study.
  • Staff: C. Loitz
  • Partner: Dr. Val Carson, Behavioural Epidemiology Lab in the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Alberta
  • Date: December 2014

New physical activity and sedentary behaviour child care accreditation standards: Can it get kids moving more and sitting less?