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Evidence, Policy and more...

You may think that physical activity is a trend or a fad.  However, we have the evidence to convince you that physical activity is an important contributor to living a stronger, happier, more vibrant life.

Experts at ParticipACTION, Canadian Sport For Life, True Sport, and Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, etc... all attest to the fact that increased physical activity contributes to increased health, increased mental acuity and lower incidence of type 2 diabetes.

Recent research:

  • Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years: Article

  • Halo Research: Articles

  • Health Care Costs of Inactivity In Adult Canadians: Article

  • Ten years of measuring physical activity—What have we learned?: Article

  • The effectiveness of school-based physical activity interventions for adolescent girls: Article

Guidelines and Policy documents

Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines

Canadian Sport Policy

Active Canada 20/20

Framework for Recreation

Let's Get Moving - 2018

 

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