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2018 Edmonton Physical Activity Forum

When: Thu, 03-May-2018 09:00 - Thu, 03-May-2018 12:00

Where: Christenson Theatre, 2-210 VVC, 8810-114, Edmonton, AB



Move More, Sit Less, Sleep Soundly

An integrated approach for healthy children and youth

Sleep, sedentary behaviour, and physical activity are the three “movement behaviours” that combined together make up the entire 24-hour period. Each fall on a continuum of movement ranging from little movement to high movement.

Traditionally, movement behaviours have been studied and promoted in isolation. Recent research has highlighted the natural interactions between sleep, sedentary behaviour, and physical activity. In line with the growing and compelling evidence on this topic, the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines: An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep for the Early Years (0-4 years) and for Children and Youth (5-17 years) have recently been developed.

This presentation will provide an overview of the new guidelines and the evidence that informed them. In addition, findings on the proportion of young Canadians meeting the new guidelines will be presented, along with resources and ideas to support the implementation of these new guidelines into practice.


Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
9:00 AM to 12 noon (sign-in at 8:30 a.m., coffee/tea available)


Christenson Communities Lecture Theatre
2-210 Van Vliet Complex
University of Alberta, 8810 - 114 Street
Edmonton, Alberta


Fee: Cdn$ 50.00
(from 17-Mar-2018: Cdn$ 60.00)

Max. Participants: 109

Sign up before:
Wed, 02-May-2018 12:00


Betty Lee
Tel: (780) 492-4863
Email: Click here


Christenson Theatre, 2-210 VVC, 8810-114, Edmonton, AB

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