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Posted on April 1st, 2016

The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy: Development of a Model of Children’s Capacity for a Healthy, Active Lifestyle Through a Delphi Process

A number of researchers from the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group are among the authors on a paper, “The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy: Development of a Model of Children’s Capacity for a Healthy, Active Lifestyle Through a Delphi Process,” that was recently published in the Journal of Physical Activity & Health. Citation Read More…

Posted on March 29th, 2016

OSHF Physical Literacy Days Wrap Up in Ottawa

This past winter, the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group partnered with the Ontario Society for Health and Fitness (OSHF) to offer full-day physical literacy workshops across Ontario. Workshops were offered in Thunder Bay, Kingston, Toronto, Sudbury, and Ottawa to introduce attendees to the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy (CAPL). Research Coordinator, Stacey Alpous wrapped Read More…

Posted on February 22nd, 2016

Stacey Alpous Presents CAPL in Thunder Bay for OSHF Physical Literacy Day Event  

HALO Research Coordinator Stacey Alpous presented the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy (CAPL) in Thunder Bay on February 19th as part of Ontario Society for Health and Fitness Winter 2016 Physical Literacy Days Series. HALO has partnered with OSHF to offer “Physical Literacy Days” across Ontario this winter to introduce participants to CAPL. The next event Read More…

Posted on February 19th, 2016

Top 10 Research Questions Related to Physical Literacy

HALO researchers Dr. Patricia Longmuir and Dr. Mark Tremblay are authors on a paper, “Top 10 Research Questions Related to Physical Literacy,” that was recently published in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Longmuir PE, Tremblay MS. Top 10 Research Questions Related to Physical Literacy. Res Read More…

Posted on January 29th, 2016

Stacey Alpous Presents CAPL at the Canadian Sport for Life Summit

At the Canadian Sport for Life Summit held in Gatineau from January 26-28, Stacey Alpous presented the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy (CAPL) as part of panel session on physical literacy assessments in Canada.  If you would like to learn more about the CAPL, you can sign-up for our webinar series or attend a OSHF Read More…

Posted on January 27th, 2016

Dr. Geneviève Leduc Makes Presentations on Physical Literacy and CAPL at the Canadian Sport for Life Summit

At the Canadian Sport for Life Summit held in Gatineau from January 26-28, Dr. Geneviève Leduc was invited to present the French version of Canada’s Physical Literacy Consensus Statement to the French speaking delegates that came from Québec and all across Canada. One of the objectives of the meeting was to discuss the specific terminology issues Read More…

Posted on January 25th, 2016

2016 Physical Literacy Days

OSHF is pleased to be partnering with CHEO’s Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (HALO) to offer special professional development sessions across Ontario this February and March introducing practitioners to the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy (CAPL). The CAPL is a comprehensive tool that can be used in fitness, health, sport and educational domains to Read More…

Posted on January 9th, 2016

Stacey Alpous Guest Blogs about Physical Literacy for ParticipACTION

HALO Research Coordinator Stacey Alpous wrote a guest blog post, “Physical Literacy: A journey, not a destination,” that was published yesterday on ParticipACTION’s blog. In the post, Stacey explains that physical literacy provides children with the building blocks to be physically active. Click here to read the entire post.

Posted on November 24th, 2015

Stacey Alpous Makes Several Presentations on the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy

Stacey Alpous, a Research Coordinator with HALO, presented on the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy (CAPL) at the 8th Annual Ontario Society for Health and Fitness Conference in Vaughan, Ontario on Saturday, November 14th . Over the course of November 16th and 17th, Stacey also had the opportunity to introduce students from Sheridan College and Wilfred Read More…

Posted on November 17th, 2015

Professor Mark Tremblay Presents on CAPL in China

Professor Mark Tremblay was recently in Shanghai for Editorial Board meetings for the Journal of Sport and Health Science. While in China he also delivered an invited presentation “An Introduction to the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy” at the 2015 Nanjing International Symposium on Youth Fitness and Health (Nanjing, China).