Policies

Policies

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Date Posted Title Summary Description Contributer Source Attachment/Link
Apr. 23, 2013 Use of local area facilities for involvement in physical activity in Canada: insights for developing environmental and policy interventions. The purpose of this study was to examine the individual (sex, age, education and extent of involvement in vigorous physical activity) and local area characteristics (socioeconomic status, locations and number of physical activity organizations per 1000 residents) associated with the use of local facilities for involvement in physical activity. admin Riva, Mylène; Gauvin, Lise; Richard, Lucie.Use of local area facilities for involvement in physical activity in Canada: insights for developing environmental and policy nterventions. Health Promotion International. Sep2007, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p227-235. 9p. 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
Apr. 22, 2013 No Time to Wait - The Healthy Kids Strategy, Ontario On March 4, 2013, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s Healthy Kids Panel submitted its report, No Time to Wait: The Healthy Kids Strategy.  The Panel was established to help Ontario achieve its goal of reducing childhood obesity by 20% over 5 years (which is a part of the Government of Ontario’s Action Plan for Health Care). No Time to Wait proposes a 3-pronged approach to... admin Ontario Healthy Kids Panel (2013), No Time to Wait - The Healthy Kids Strategy Link
Apr. 22, 2013 Public Health Agency of Canada Launched in March 2011, Our Health Our Future – A National Dialogue on Healthy Weights set out to: inform Canadians of the impact of the issue; raise awareness of the factors that can contribute to childhood overweight and obesity; stimulate discussion on the issue and; encourage commitment to action to move toward healthy weights for children. admin Public Health Agency of Canada (2011), Our Health Our Future – A National Dialogue on Healthy Weights Dialogue Report Link
Apr. 22, 2013 Optimizing Investments in the Built Environment to Reduce Youth Obesity (ENACT - Environment, Nutrition and Physical Activity Project) Policy implications on built environment and youth obesity admin Dalhousie University Link
Apr. 22, 2013 Policy and decision maker perspectives on youth health and the built environment (ENACT - Environment, Nutrition and Physical Activity Project) Policy implication on health and the built environment admin Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centr Link
Apr. 22, 2013 Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth – Policy Recommendations Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth – Policy Recommendations admin Active Healthy Kids 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. 19, 2013 Getting Girls Active: Examining the Physically Active Recreation Experiences of Ethno-Racially Diverse Girls (2012) This report and the research on which it is founded, is part of a broader call to address the socio-cultural and structural impediments to girls full participation in cultures of physically active recreation (see CFLRI, 2011) and is a sub-component of a larger public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) grant that aims to increase the physical activity levels of all children in the afterschool time... admin Boys and Girls Club of Winnipeg Link
Apr. 19, 2013 Personal information privacy policy for parents and students (after school programs) Guidelines and policies for protecting privacy of children in after school program. admin St. Joseph’s School, Smithers Link
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