Physical activity

Physical activity

Be active for your mind and body: part two

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English
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Online
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Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides advice for increasing physical activity levels. Discusses the possible financial, geographical, and psychological barriers and offers suggestions and encouragement.

Eating and living well

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English
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Author: 
Martha Capreol
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Summarizes how forward thinking and positive body image can help in following a healthy diet and establishing an exercise regimen. Provides tips in the form of small steps one can take to achieve a healthier lifestyle. PDF required to read.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The health benefits of physical activity for girls and women

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English
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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
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Colleen Reid
Heather McKay
Wendy Frisby
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Briefly reports on a research project that studied the health benefits and risks of physical activity for girls and women.

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ISSN 14963612

Taking action: mobilizing communities to provide recreation for women on low incomes

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English
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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Wendy Frisby
Fearon Blair
Therese Dorer
Larena Hill
Jennifer Fenton
Bryna Kopelow
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on a research project that studied the factors that influence whether action is taken in a community to increase poor women's access to community recreation.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Environmental, policy, and cultural factors related to physical activity in a diverse sample of women: the Women's Cardiovascula

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English
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Paper
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Amy A. Eyler (ed.)
Publisher: 
The Haworth Press, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Binghamton, NY

Discusses the environmental, policy, and cultural factors that affect the tendency of women ages 20-50 to undertake physical activities.

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ISBN 0789020017
WOMH.E58 2002
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Co-published simultaneously as Women & health, Volume 36, Number 2, 2002. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Body thieves: help girls reclaim their natual bodies and become physically active

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English
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Sandra Susan Friedman
Publisher: 
Salal Books
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides parents and teachers and mentors with an understanding of girls' development through adolescence and examines the stressors they face.

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ISBN 0969888333
TEEN.F75 2002
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Physical activity and obesity in Canadian women

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English
Translated Title: 
L'exercice physique et l'obésité
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Online
Author: 
Shirley Bryan
Peter Walsh
Publisher: 
BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Reviews the current state of physical activity and overweight/obesity among Canadian women, including health implications. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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Available online.
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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women and sport

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English
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Paper
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Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents articles and essays that examine the agendas behind the insistence that sports are little more than recreation or entertainment and not worthy of serious study.

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WOMH.W66 2002

Air pollution and active transportation

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English
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Health Canada, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety, Safe Environments
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety, Safe Environments
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes how active or human powered transportation reduces air pollution and improves over all health. Lists causes of air pollution and how individuals can protect themselves from air pollution.

Healthy measures

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English
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Ontario Public Health Association
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Promotes steps that women from ages 25 to 45 can take to improve their health based on a three-pronged approach of healthy eating, physical activity, and self-esteem.

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