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News from July 2011

Centre for Active Living Toolkit

July 19, 2011

The Alberta Centre for Active Living has developed the Physical Activity Counselling Toolkit to address the lack of resources that are evidence- and behaviour-based. Written in plain language, the kit is a practical tool, suitable for practitioners working with clients who have, or are at risk of developing a chronic condition.

Developed in consultation with an advisory committee made up of Alberta practitioners , including Alberta CSEP members, and the Provincial Fitness Unit of Alberta Director, Katherine MacKeigan, the kit has been field tested and is ready to go. Check it out!

Industry News: New ACTIVE ALBERTA POLICY

July 19, 2011

Research clearly points out the importance of active lifestyles to the physical, social and emotional health and well-being of Albertans. The Government of Alberta has drawn on this evidence and consulted with Alberta Active Living Partners and other strategic stakeholders to develop a new ten-year strategy related to recreation, active living and sport.

Active Alberta Policy

Resources for Leaders and Trainers

There is no one better equipped than AFLCA and Alberta CSEP members to deal with the impending active living revolution. Early this year, CSEP developed new Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour guidelines based on current evidence-based research. As well the Alberta Centre for Active Living, in consultation with Alberta CSEP and other stakeholders developed a plain language toolkit for physical activity counselling.

Resources

New Physical Activity Guidelines

Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines

Alberta Centre for Active Living Physical Activity Counselling Toolkit.