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May. 2, 2017 National Concussion Update This newsletter provides an update on the progress of the National Provincial Territorial concussion strategy. heatherb Sport Information Research Centre Link
Feb. 2, 2017 Connecting People to Nature Research Backgrounder Connecting People to Nature Applied Research Backgrounder jready
Nov. 28, 2016 2015 Report on Physical Literacy in BC: An Environmental Scan of BC municipal recreation organizations The BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) recognizes the importance of physical literacy and the role recreation can play in developing and supporting physical literacy among British Columbians. In an effort to learn more about the ways municipalities are engaged in physical literacy efforts across British Columbia, the BCRPA conducted an environmental scan. The purpose of the... admin2 BC Recreation and Parks Association
Mar. 14, 2016 Injury Insight for BC Child and Youth Concussion Report Concussions are the most common form of brain injury, yet this significant health issue is most often under-reported due to a lack of education and awareness among the general public, and inconsistent and limited availability of data around the burden of this injury. admin2 , Link
Jun. 25, 2015 Seniors Fees for Access to Recreation Services in BC - BCRPA Survey Results Seniors recreation rates is an important issue for BCRPA local government members. This issue was explored during Symposium 2013, at which time delegates asked that BCRPA conduct a survey of members on whether or not they have a support system for people who are financially disadvantaged and whether they have a low-cost subsidized option for seniors. BCRPA canvased the sector through the 2014... admin2
Nov. 6, 2014 Potential for primary prevention of Alzheimer's disease: an analysis of population-based data This paper is an epidemiological review of the primary prevention of Alzheimer's disease. It is particularly interesting for two reasons. First it assesses the number of cases of Alzheimer's disease that are attributable to physical inactivity, and to other risk factors. The second reason is technical and methodological in that it adjusts the effects of each of these risk factors for... admin2 GlobalPANet Link
Jun. 19, 2014 PHABC Position on Poverty Inequity May 24, 2014 PHABC position statement on Poverty and Inequities, May 24, 2014 edition admin2 PHABC
Nov. 27, 2013 Concussion This document highlights signs, symptoms, first aid, guidelines for return to normal activities, risk factors and prevention strategies. jrerecich BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit
Oct. 17, 2013 Nature, Childhood, Health and Life Pathways Participating in physical activity and experiencing nature both play an important role in positively influencing our health and wellbeing. There is growing evidence to show that children’s contact with nature and consequent levels of physical activity affects not only their well-being but also their health in later life. admin interdisciplinary Centre for Environment and Society, University of Essex
Oct. 17, 2013 Human Health and Well-Being Motivations and Benefits Associated with Protected Area Experiences: An Opportunity for Transforming Policy and Management in Canada This paper reports the results of a study from two protected areas that identifies visitors’ perceived health and well-being motives and benefits associated with visitation to, and experiences provided by, protected areas. admin Parks The International Journal of Protected Areas and Conservation Issue 18:1 September 2012
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