Encourage a girl, increase her physical activity

We want all Canadian kids to develop physical literacy and stay active for life, but motivating both boys and girls to participate in sport and activity isn’t a cookie-cutter process. In sport environments, girls receive less encouragement and have less confidence compared to boys their own age. A new study in the Archives of Disease … Continued

Girls in sport: startling statistics

If you have a daughter, there’s good reason to be concerned about her future in sport and physical activity. The statistics are bleak and there might be worrisome consequences for your daughter’s health. Girls move a lot less than boys Research shows that only 4 percent of Canadian girls are getting enough daily physical activity … Continued

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