Physical Activity

44 articles
by Larry W. Chambers Madeleine Smith

Promoting your heart health promotes your brain health

Every five minutes, heart disease, stroke and related conditions take a life in Canada. However, 80 per cent of premature heart disease and stroke is preventable. Here's how to avoid these debilitating conditions.

by Janette Leroux

We all need somewhere ‘to go’: Paucity of public washrooms is clogging up efforts to get outside and stay safe

During the pandemic, being physically active outside is crucial to staying healthy and safe. But how can we enjoy the outdoors without public washrooms?

by Mohcene Abdessemed Sandra Blais-Amyot

Pandemic, winter taking toll on Canadians’ mental health

Despite winter’s darkest days shortening, the vaccine rollout underway and restrictions lowering daily COVID-19 case counts, the pandemic is taking an ever-increasing toll on Canadians’ mental health.

by Joey Taylor Talia Ignacy

It’s time to get moving, Canada

Canada recently allocated $100 billion over 3 years to kickstarting the economy - but it is not investing in promoting exercise, which can improve our health, healthcare system and the economy.

by Larry W. Chambers Hanna Levy Eva Liu

Virtual reality can help older Canadians overcome toll of lockdowns

by Larry W. Chambers Hanna Levy Eva Liu

Lifestyle lessons learned during COVID-19 can decrease risk of many diseases

by Katherine Monahan

Getting your kids outdoors during COVID-19

by Paul Taylor

Is diabetes common in pregnancy?

by Paul Taylor

How can excess body fat cause cancer?

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