Physical Activity

Physical activity is one of the priority areas of comprehensive school health. Canada’s Physical Activity Guide recommends at least 60 minutes of daily physical activity. Promote active living to help children stay healthy and learn better by scheduling active living programs during the school day.

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This page includes four different tables of resources to support active living. Click on the three buttons to explore teaching and learning resources that support physical education, physical literacy and daily physical activity. Below these buttons are more physical activity resources that fall within the other three pillars.

Name of Resource
Author Organization
Description
Teaching & Learning
Social & Physical Environments
Partnerships & Services
Policy
Active Assemblies
Grade Level: K-12
Ever Active Schools
Assemblies are a great time to get students up and moving. Check out these active assembly ideas.
Ever Active Schools
Comprehensive school health book list.
Grade Level: K-12
Alberta Medical Association and Ever Active Schools
Resources to support participants in the youth run club include: coach's handbook, runner's handbook, running log, eat move play challenge, parent letter, consent form, UWALK activity tracker.
Grade Level: K-12
 
Alberta Recreation and Parks Association
This resource provides a "recipe" for an afterschool strategy in Alberta.
Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Cards Grade Level: K-12 Active Healthy Kids Canada The Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Cards are a comprehensive annual assessment of the physical activity of children and youth in Canada. Each report card includes short and long form summaries and communication tools that can be used to inform, plan and develop programs based on the takeholder's needs.
Injury Prevention Centre
A comprehensive listing of resources containing all tools and documents produced by the Injury Prevention Centre.
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