Portfolio Category: Parents

Active for Life: Durable by Design

Active for Life: Durable by Design Physical literacy, increased activity and recreational sport – being “fit for life” - can be the gateway to a healthier Canada. The benefits of regular physical activity are well documented: sustained long-term health, increased social connectedness, improved general mental and physical well-being and better quality of life. Yet in spite of the clear…
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Active for Life

In a world where children are sedentary, over-scheduled, and less likely to play outside, Active for Life helps Canadians raise physically literate kids. At activeforlife.com, parents, educators, and coaches will find fun activities, engaging articles, and free resources to get kids active, healthy, and happy.
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LTAD: Information for Parents

LTAD: Information for Parents Doing what is best for your child is what LTAD is all about, and Canadian sport is working hard to develop LTAD plans for all sports. What those plans tell us is that early specialization, and early intense training in most sports just doesn’t help the child develop to be the…
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Introduction to Physical Literacy

Introduction to Physical Literacy Physical literacy is developing fundamental movement skills, leading to fundamental sport skills in various decision-making situations in a variety of environments. Download here
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A Sport Parents Guide to LTAD

A Sport Parent's Guide to Long Term Athlete Development As parents, we recognize that sports and physical activity play an important role in our children’s healthy growth and development, but recently physical activity has suffered serious decline among Canadian children. Medical and sport research shows that our children are increasingly at risk for obesity and disease due to…
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