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  • Guthold, R., Stevens, G.A., Riley, L.M. and Bull, F.C. (Australia) - Research Article

    883.Worldwide trends in insufficient physical activity from 2001 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 358 population-based surveys with 1·9 million participants

    A description of levels of insufficient physical activity across countries, and estimate on global and regional trends.

  • Andrea Ramirez (MD, MPH), Federal University of Pelotas in Brazil (Brazil) - Research Article

    6. ISPAH Early Career Network

    For the Country Cards to have a broader impact, GoPA! will need to widen its reach beyond the academic sector. With further refinement of the cards, and training in their implementation, they could be an important tool for advancing country capacity for contextually-relevant strategies, actions and timelines for PA promotion.

  • Alberta Centre for Active Living (Canada) - Strategy Document

    486. How Can Parents Increase Children’s Physical Activity?

    Read this article from Canada which points to relevant research and offers suggestions to parents about how they may be able to increase their children’s participation in physical activity.

  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (Canada) - Guideline

    475. Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines and Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines

    This 32-page booklet includes all eight of the Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines, plus sample log books with examples of ways to incorporate regular physical activity.

  • Leigh Gabel, Nicole A. Proudfoot, Joyce Obeid, Maureen J. MacDonald, Steven R. Bray, John Cairney, and Brian W. Timmons (Canada) - Research Article

    441. Step Count Targets Corresponding to New Physical Activity Guidelines for the Early Years

    See how pedometer step count targets related to the new Canadian physical activity guidelines for pre-schoolers.

  • Alberta Centre for Active Living (Canada) - Strategy Document

    428. Yoga for Cancer Survivors

    Read about evidence of the beneifts of yoga in the latest Alberta Centre for Active Living Research Update.

  • Alberta Centre for Active Living (Canada) - Strategy Document

    424. Active Transportation - You and Your Community

    FInd out how to boost your active travel using practical tips from the Alberta Centre for Active Living.

  • Alberta Centre for Active Living (Canada) - Website

    144. Physical Activity Counselling Toolkit

    Physical Activity Counselling Toolkit resources are written in plain language, and are intended to widen the choice of resources available to practitioners. Practitioners will find the resources to be of practical assistance when working with clients and are also available in French and Punjabi. The practitioners clearly identified a real and increasing need for appropriate resources or tools that would help them do physical activity counselling, especially in health care settings. See http://www.centre4activeliving.ca/our-work/toolkit/resources.html

  • Alberta Centre for Active Living (Canada) - Research Article

    159. Exercise and Pregnancy: Canadian Guidelines for Health Care Professionals

    In Canada, many pregnant women do not exercise enough, gain too much weight during pregnancy, and develop gestational diabetes and hypertension. This article presents some important facts and resources to help medical practitioners, other health care professionals and pregnant women better understand the benefits of physical activity during pregnancy. See http://www.centre4activeliving.ca/publications/wellspring/2011/aug-pregnancy.html

  • Daniel Fuller (Canada) - Research Article

    47. Use of a New Public Bicycle Share Program in Montreal, Canada

    Cycling contributes to physical activity and health. Public bicycle share programs (PBSPs) increase population access to bicycles by deploying bicycles at docking stations throughout a city. Minimal research has systematically examined the prevalence and correlates of PBSP use.

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