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Apr. 22, 2013 Physical Activity Approaches at the Ground-Level: Promising Practices Targeting Aboriginal Children and Youth: Report Release and Support Tools: Report, Tools and On-line Learning (2013) Provides reports, tools and on-line learning to encourage participation in physical activity by aboriginal children and youth. admin Federal – Provincial -Territorial Physical Activity and Recreation Committee (PARC) in partnership with the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative of the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch at Health Canada Link
Apr. 22, 2013 Think Tank Regarding Policy Development: Physical Literacy Development for Children (aged 0-12) in Child Care Settings Report on a Think Tank to explore issues surrounding physical literacy and physical development. admin Alberta Sport, Recreation Parks & Wildlife Foundation, Mount Royal University Link
Apr. 22, 2013 Developing Policy to Advance Physical Literacy in Child Care Settings in Alberta In 2011-12, a pan-Alberta Advisory Committee worked to create a physical literacy policy for Alberta child care settings. The committee included experts in child development, health, recreation, child care, and policy development. This article shares the experiences of some of the committee members and outlines the policy development process used by the committee. admin Alberta Centre for Active Living Link
Apr. 22, 2013 BCHLA Policies - Healthy Schools and Literacy BCHLA policy recommendations for physical literacy admin BC Healthy Living Alliance Link
Apr. 22, 2013 Position Paper - Physical Literacy for Educators (2009) Physical literacy serves an important foundation for many sport (e.g., LTAD) and education (e.g., provincial PE curriculum) policies in Canada. This paper provides an overview of physical literacy through the lens of an educator and attempts to bridge a significant gap between sport and physical education. The working definition that is provided examines physical literacy from the perspective of... admin Physical Health and Education Canada Link
Apr. 22, 2013 Reclaim your Street Community engagement and policy information for supporting active transport admin Better Environmentally Sound Transportation (BEST) Link
Apr. 22, 2013 Partnering Recreation and Sport – National Strategy Discussion Briefing document, BCRPA Symposium As outlined in the Canadian Sport for Life framework, public sector recreation and organized amateur sport share common interests and objectives as both sectors are engaged in the delivery of opportunities for physical activity to Canadians. Recently a group of engaged practitioners and experts have drafted a document supporting the case for building a more collaborative relationship between... admin Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (2011), Building Enhanced Collaboration Between Recreation and Sport, National Strategy Discussion Document Link
Apr. 22, 2013 One Person's Trash is Another Person's Treasure: The Public Place-making of "Mount Trashmore". The current case study examines one instance of a proposed brownfield redevelopment project in the City of Kitchener, Ontario. Results of this study indicate the public reaction to the proposed redevelopment of a local brownfield site surprised city planners in that "Mount Trashmore" already had a community-based sense of place embraced by many residents. admin Johnson, Amanda J. Glover, Troy D. Stewart, William. One Person's Trash is Another Person's Treasure: The Public Place-making of "Mount Trashmore". Journal of Park & Recreation Administration. Spring2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p85-103. Link
Apr. 22, 2013 Sports and Recreation Injury Prevention Strategies: Systematic Review and Best Practices A summary of the Sports and Systematic Review Report, a project with three components: the examination of existing evidence on the effectiveness of current prevention strategies in selected sports and recreational activities; the determination of the applicability of this evidence to children and youth and to the Canadian setting; and the making recommendations related to best practice (policy... admin MacKay, Morag.(2001). Sports and Recreation Injury Prevention Strategies: Systematic Review and Best Practices: Executive Summary.British Columbia Injury Research & Prevention Unit. Link
Apr. 23, 2013 Standards For Management of Concussion in Amateur Sports This article explains what a concussion is, how serious the problem is, and gives recommendations for management of concussion as well as advice on preventing it from happening. Reference is made to Second Impact Syndrome which is the potentially fatal result after multiple concussions and some detail is provided on the Standards for Management of Concussion in Amateur Sports. Originally... admin Ontario Physical and Health Education Association (OPHEA).1999.Standards For Management of Concussion in Amateur Sports. Link
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