Physical activity

Physical activity

Making an informed decision about girls' participation on boys' teams

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Sheila Robertson (ed.)
Peggy Edwards (ed.)
Publisher: 
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Cloucester, ON

Provides a tool for informing leaders about the options and long-term considerations involved in making a decision related to girls' participation on boys' sports teams.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 1195003X
WOMI.C36 1995

On the move: increasing participation of girls and women in physical activity and sport: a handbook

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Jennifer Fenton
Bryna Kopelow
Claudia Viviani
Publisher: 
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a handbook designed to help encourage non-active teenage women to participate in fun-filled, supportive, low skill level team recreational activity.

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WOMI.P76 1994

Physical activity and risk of breast cancer

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Christine Friedenreich
Publisher: 
Alberta Centre for Active Living
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Describes a study that found women who had been athletic during young adulthood were found to experience a reduced lifetime incidence of breast cancer.

Women in international sport: achieving gender equality

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Judy Kent
Publisher: 
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Gloucester, ON

Provides information on the 'what' and 'why' of gender equity and explains how international sporting federations can understand the issues and be supportive.

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GEND.K46 1996

Self-esteem, sport and physical activity

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Peggy Edwards
Publisher: 
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the link between low self-esteem and lack of physical activity among adolescent women. Offers tips for schools to enhance self-esteem and make physical activity more empowering for young women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAE.E39 1993

Lifestyle Information Network

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Exists to help individuals and organizations that care about recreation, sport, culture and healthy individuals use the Internet and technology effectively to share knowledge.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-426-7176
Email Address: 
info@lin.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-426-7421
Street Address: 
502-1185 Eglinton Ave E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M3C 3C6

Leisure access: enhancing recreation opportunities for those living in poverty. A workbook prepared for the BC Health Research F

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Wendy Frisby
Jennifer Fenton
Publisher: 
Leisure Information Network (LIN)
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines ways to enhance recreation service provision for women living in poverty.

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Sisters together: move more, eat better

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive & Kidney Diseases
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

Encourages Black women ages 18 to 35 to maintain a healthy weight by becoming more physically active and eating healthier foods.

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Self-esteem, sport and physical activity (abridged version)

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Peggy Edwards
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publisher: 
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Gloucester, ON

Examines the link between low self-esteem and lack of physical activity among adolescent women. Offers tips to make physical activity more empowering for young women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAE.E39 1993

Evening the odds: adolescent women, tobacco and physical activity

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Peggy Edwards
Publisher: 
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the link between dropping out of physical activity and taking up smoking. Shows coaches, physical activity leaders and others how addressing both behaviours can improve the life circumstances of teen girls.

ISBN/ISSN: 
TEEN.E39 1996
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