Blog Archives

  • Physical Activity Promotion in Ontario

    Wednesday, November 16, 2016

    In part I of this blog series, we will begin by looking at the physical activity promotion efforts of the Government of Ontario’s ministries responsible for physical activity, sport and recreation1 (there have been many names and focuses over the years) and health.2 A document recounting all of the efforts of the Ontario Government could easily be...

  • Energizer: Older Adults in a Recreation Setting

    Wednesday, November 2, 2016

    By the year 2030, one in four Canadians will be 65 years and older and will have a longer life-expectancy than the generation before them.1 However, most older adults will also have at least one chronic disease or condition. Given the well-established benefits of physical activity associated with active, healthy aging, it behooves us to do our...