Physical activity

Physical activity

Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Advocacy

Promotes the importance of healthy, active lifestyles for Canadians and acts as the voice of professionals in health education, physical education and related disciplines. Develops programs and resources for professionals.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-523-1348
Email Address: 
info@cahperd.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-523-1206
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-663-8708
Street Address: 
403-2197 Riverside Dr
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1H 7X3

Activity after a heart attack: getting back into your life

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
The College of Family Physicians of Canada
Publisher: 
The College of Family Physicans of Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Mississauga, ON

Presents risk factors for having another heart attack and reasons for an exercise test after a heart attack. Explains what types of exercises are safe, and how a doctor will determine what levels are safe.

Mothers in motion: encouraging women to be active with their children

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Krista Benoit
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes the "Mothers in Motion" web site program available from the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity. Emphasizes that a mother's participation in sport increases her child's participation.

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ISSN 14800039

Canada's physical activity guide web site

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Print
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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Offers a brief guide and an in-depth handbook which list the benefits of physical activity and provide practical suggestions on how to incorporate physical activity into daily routines.

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Health in action

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Alberta Centre for Active Living
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Provides information on health promotion and injury prevention activities in Alberta.Web site provides a database of Alberta health promotion and injury prevention programs, projects, people and organizations.

Alberta Centre for Active Living

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion

Supports Albertan practitioners in promoting physical activity to improve health and quality of life. Facilitates the link between research and practice in health promotion.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-427-6949
Email Address: 
active.living@ualberta.ca
Fax Number: 
780-455-2092
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-661-4551 (Alberta)
Street Address: 
11759 Groat Rd
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5M 3K6

Mothers in motion

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English
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Online
Author: 
Elizabeth Mansfield
Publisher: 
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Seeks to get new mothers back into a physical activity routine, or getting them active for the first time after giving birth. Includes a quiz: 'Are you ready to become physically active?'

Yoga: honouring the divine light within

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Sue Robins
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides an introduction to yoga, its philosophy, the different styles, where to enroll in classes, and how to choose and evaluate potential instructors.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

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

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Wendy Frisby
Fearon Blair
Therese Dorer
Larena Hill
Jennifer Fenton
Bryna Kopelow
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents guidelines emerging from The Kamloops Women’s Action Project designed to address health needs of women living below the poverty line by encouraging involvement in community recreation.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BCCEWH POVR.F75 2001
ISBN 1894356217
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women, sport and physical activity: selected research themes

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Helen Jefferson Lenskyj
Publisher: 
Minister of Supply and Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a commentary on interdisciplinary themes central to the ongoing development of feminist theory, scholarship and practice in the area of women and sport.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662222717
WOMH.L46 1994
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