2.01 Leisure activities and parks are essential to the holistic development of children and youth: - they gain physical fitness and enhance overall health/well-being - they learn motor skills (physical) through play and sport
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[Mar 26 2017]
Physical Activity, Sedentary Time, and Bone Strength From Childhood to Early Adulthood
Canadian researchers found that teenagers who are less active have weaker bones.
[Dec 27 2016]
Neighbourhood Environments, Children’s Physical Activity, and Sedentary time
Mixed land use and many playgrounds and sport venues was associated with less television viewing on weekends.
[Dec 06 2016]
Physical Activity, Sedentary Time, and Academic Achievement in Children
Lower levels of physical activity and higher levels of sedentary time and particularly their combination were related to poorer reading skills in boys.
[Dec 05 2016]
Are Canadian kids too tired to move?
The report urges Canadians to create policies, strategies, and facilities and re-establish year-round outdoor play, transportation, recreation and sport as norms.
[Sep 06 2016]
Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth
The guidelines provide evidence-informed recommendations for a healthy day (24 h), comprising a combination of sleep, sedentary behaviours, light-, moderate-, and vigorous-intensity physical...
[Jul 11 2016]
Student Outcomes and Natural Schooling
Outdoor learning has a positive impact on children's behaviour, social skills, health and wellbeing, resilience, confidence and sense of place.
[Jun 14 2016]
Gardens and Health
Gardens are intimately connected to our health and wellbeing across the life-course.
[Nov 02 2015]
The Benefits of Music Education
Music study leads to lasting changes in children’s brains, increasing their capacity to perform tasks that require sustained attention and careful listening and reading.
[Oct 26 2015]
The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy: Development of a Model of Children’s Capacity for Heal
The revised CAPL model (overlapping domains of physical competence, motivation, and knowledge, encompassed by dailybehavior) is appropriate for monitoring the physical literacy of children aged 8...
[Oct 26 2015]
The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy: methods for children in grades 4 to 6
CAPL offers a comprehensive assessment of engagement in physical activity, physical competence, motivation and confidence, and knowledge and understanding as components of childhood (grades 4 to 6,...
[Oct 19 2015]
Neighborhood Physical Environment and Early Child Health and Development
The presence of child relevant neighborhood destinations and services were positively associated with early child development domains of physical health and wellbeing and social competence.
[Jul 21 2015]
Connecting Canadians with Nature
Research confirms that deepening our relationship with the natural world has tremendous personal benefits that ripple positively out to every facet of society.