What is a Health Champion Anyway?
A health champion is a school staff member with an interest in making their school a healthier place. Health champions work in partnership with the school community to foster healthy eating, active living and positive mental health. They identify school wellness needs, connect the school to resources, and set and achieve wellness goals. Basically, a […]
Creating Positive Experiences, Keeping it FUN!
Leah Yardley BSc. Kin., CSEP-CEP University of Calgary, Be Fit For Life Centre Find the JOY in the JOURNEY. You’ve probably heard something similar to this pertaining to life, generally speaking, but maybe you haven’t thought about it as it relates to physical activity. Most of you have heard by now that in order to […]
Sports Nutrition for Youth – Handbook
Nutrition is KEY to peak performance! “Good nutrition accounts for 50% of my performance, with 40% being mental and 10% being physical.” – Five-Time Canadian Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser Alberta Health Services has updated their Sports Nutrition for Youth: A Handbook for Coaches! This resource provides sports nutrition recommendations, teaching tools and learning activities for school […]