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  • 2017 International Physical Literacy Conference – PARC Conference Proceedings

    Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    In April 2017, PARC attended the 3rd International Physical Literacy Conference (IPLC) hosted by Sport for Life Canada. This event brought together sport, health, education and recreation experts to advance the knowledge, application, and implementation of physical literacy programming across the globe.PARC had the opportunity to support the...

  • Focusing on the Solution - Increasing Physical Activity Levels of Patients and Clients

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    I challenge you to take a critical look at how you interact with your patients and clients, specifically when it comes to health promotion and healthy behaviour change. Do you find yourself describing the issues and problems? Or do you focus on solutions? As health promoters, we need to shift our focus towards ‘user-friendly’, meaningful solutions...

  • Energizer: The Benefits of Laughter

    Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    It starts even as babies – a deep belly laugh improves the mood not just of the infant, but also for all those who hear it. Then, with children, being able to coax a laugh from a sad toddler can change their outlook on the entire situation. But as adults do we laugh enough? The popularity of laughter programs and laughter yoga1 suggest that this...