health

23 1/2 hours video: what makes the biggest difference to your health?

23 1/2 hours video: what makes the biggest difference to your health?
February 20, 2013 No Comments »

Just 20 to 30 minutes of physical activity per day offers innumerable health benefits Read More »

Autism a challenge to keeping my child active

Autism a challenge to keeping my child active
February 19, 2013 1 Comment »

Yet fitness a proven strategy to help thwart the negative behaviours associated with the condition Read More »

Canada’s first female sportscaster talks about getting kids active

Canada’s first female sportscaster talks about getting kids active
February 14, 2013 3 Comments »

Debbie van Kiekebelt won a gold medal for Canada and was the country's woman athlete of the year Read More »

12 tips for managing your kids’ handheld screen time

12 tips for managing your kids’ handheld screen time
January 29, 2013 1 Comment »

From planning a media strategy to limiting screen time for both you and your kids Read More »

Active children dramatically more coordinated than sedentary children

Active children dramatically more coordinated than sedentary children
January 17, 2013 No Comments »

Childhood is crucial to the development of motor coordination skills, which is essential to health Read More »

Bringing back play: Participaction’s Kelly Murumets

Bringing back play: Participaction’s Kelly Murumets
October 31, 2012 1 Comment »

A new way to promote active kids and families Read More »

Active for Life recipes

Active for Life recipes
September 1, 2012 No Comments »

From mains to sandwiches, sides and snacks, enjoy these healthy alternatives Read More »

Governor General salutes physical literacy

Governor General salutes physical literacy
August 29, 2012 No Comments »

Physical literacy has a new supporter: His Excellency David Johnston, the Governor General of Canada. On July 19, 2012, the Governor General was the guest of honour at a special launch event for a new children’s physical literacy program in ... Read More »

Children with special needs require physical literacy

Children with special needs require physical literacy
August 22, 2012 No Comments »

Physical literacy should be a goal for all families with children of special needs Read More »

Physical inactivity cost Canada $6.8 billion a year

Physical inactivity cost Canada $6.8 billion a year
June 11, 2012 No Comments »

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