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Neuromuscular Training Warm Up for Injury Prevention

We all know that participating in physical activity and sport poses its own risk of injury, however most of these injuries are preventable.  A three year study in Calgary junior high schools with the partnership of the University of Calgary’s Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre (SIPRC) and Ever Active Schools showed that students who participated […]

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Creating Healthy Eating Environments in School

Children spend a big portion of their day in school. It is important that when they are in school they have access to nutritious foods and are supported to make healthy choices. The Creating Healthy Environments in School section of the Healthy Eating Starts Here website is intended as a resource to encourage and support […]

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Quality Recess Makes a Big Difference

Recently I read an article in which a mother details the conversation she had with her two sons about their experience with indoor recess through the cold winter.  The kids said that indoor recess was “more fun” and “more safe,” they liked it better.  This conversation lead to an article in the Globe and Mail […]

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