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Apr. 23, 2013 Consensus statement on concussion in sport: the 4th International Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Zurich, November 2012 This paper is a revision and update of the recommendations developed following the 1st (Vienna 2001), 2nd (Prague 2004) and 3rd (Zurich 2008) International Consensus Conferences on Concussion in Sport and is based on the deliberations at the 4th International Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Zurich, November 2012 admin McCrory, P. et al. (2012), Consensus statement on concussion in sport: the 4th International Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Zurich; Br J Sports Med 2013; 47:250–25 Link
Apr. 23, 2013 No Accidental Champions: Long-term Athlete Development for Athletes with Disabilities (2nd Ed) Building on No Accidental Champions 1st Ed., this document addresses additional or unique factors that need to be considered by athletes, coaches, parents, administrators and health professionals in the delivery of sport and physical activity specifically for athletes with a disability. admin Canadian Sport for Life, No Accidental Champions: Long-term Athlete Development for Athletes with Disabilities (2nd Ed) Link
Apr. 23, 2013 Training Athletes with a Physical Disability A summary of current scientific research about training of athletes with a disability. It is organized by major disability type and the LTAD stages of development. admin Canadian Sport for Life, Training Athletes with a Physical Disability Link
Apr. 23, 2013 Basketball Beginnings Youth Organization. Yes I Can: The How's and Why's of Physical Fitness "Yes I Can!" is an enrichment program that teaches children how to integrate fitness into their lifestyle—grades 2 to 8. “Yes I can!” promotes physical activity by developing motor skills, shaping attitudes, and strengthening confidence. The program offers planned and sequential physical education and teaches children to take responsibility for their own health. It is a learning... admin Yes I Can: The How's and Why's of Physical Fitness Link
Apr. 23, 2013 Access Dance For Life: Accessible Dance for All Ages and Abilities This active learning session focuses on offering and creating dance programming for children and adults with physical and/or cognitive challenges. Presentation from the 2012 Recreation Connections Manitoba Annual Conference. admin Recreation Connections Manitoba. Access Dance For Life: Accessible Dance for All Ages and Abilities. 2012. Link
Apr. 23, 2013 Art, Health & Seniors: Healthy Aging Through the Arts From 2006-2009, an initiative was developed in Vancouver and North Vancouver to provide vulnerable and marginalized seniors with community-engaged arts programming and to demonstrate the role that professionally led arts programs can play in the health and well-being of seniors. The executive Summary, Full Report and Call for Sites were presented in this session from the 2012 British Columbia... admin Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation. Art, Health & Seniors: Healthy Aging Through the Arts. (2012) Link
Apr. 23, 2013 Learning Holidays and Nature at the Banff School of Fine Arts This presentation looks at the Banff School of Fine Arts history of offering "learning holidays" in the Rockies. Implications for community development are highlighted in terms of culture, education, tourism, and parks in Alberta along with the interrelationships of federal, provincial, and local stakeholders. admin Reichwein, PearlAnn; Wall, K.,Learning Holidays and Nature at the Banff School of Fine Arts. University of Alberta. (2011) Link
Apr. 23, 2013 Using the arts and culture to deliver positive activities for young people Following three successful national events run by Arts Council England and Museums Libraries and Archives which looked at the ways arts and culture deliver positive activities for children and young people, a number of case studies are presented which represent the essence of the three events and will be useful as an advocacy tool. admin Arts Council England and Museums Libraries and Archives. Using the arts and culture to deliver positive activities for young people. (2009) Link
Apr. 23, 2013 Compliance with Sunscreen Advice in a Survey of Adults Engaged in Outdoor Winter Recreation at High Elevation Ski Areas Adults are advised to wear sunscreen with a sun protection factor of 15+, apply it up to 30 minutes prior to sun exposure, and reapply it after two hours to reduce exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation in sunlight for the prevention of skin cancer. While the recommendation to use SPF 15+ sunscreen has reached many adults, the reapplication advice is heeded by few adults and needs to be... admin David B. Buller, Peter A. Andersen, Barbara J. Walkosz, Michael D. Scott, Julie A. Maloy, Mark B. Dignan, Gary R. Cutter.Compliance with Sunscreen Advice in a Survey of Adults Engaged in Outdoor Winter Recreation at High Elevation Ski Areas.J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 January; 66(1): 63–70. Link
Apr. 23, 2013 CHIRPP: Canada’s principal injury surveillance program. The Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program (CHIRPP) is an emergency room based injury surveillance system that operates in 10 pediatric and six general hospitals. admin Susan G Mackenzie, Ivan Barry Pless.CHIRPP: Canada’s principal injury surveillance program.Injury Prevention 1999;5:208–213. Link
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