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Assessing and Catalyzing Adoption and Implementation of the Alberta Nutrition Guidelines for Children and Youth in Recreational Sports SettingsDownload
Although the mandate of recreational sports settings is to enhance well-being, many have unhealthy food environments that may paradoxically increase obesity risk. The Alberta Nutrition Guidelines for Children and Youth (ANGCY) are government-initiated, voluntary guidelines intended to facilitate...
The Alberta Nutrition Guidelines for Children and Youth were released in June 2008 aiming to provide schools with a tool to help students make healthy food choices. A multiple case study design (n=3) was used to identify what factors influenced the adoption and implementation of the guidelines...
How Do Health Behaviours Acquired at School Translate into the Home? The Exploration of a Photovoice Project Among Students in APPLE SchoolsDownload
The prevalence of sedentary behaviours, physical inactivity, and poor diets is a major public health concern in Canada and worldwide. School and home environments play a significant role in influencing such behaviours, and are ideal settings for health promotion interventions. Educational...
Peoples’ perceptions of healthy eating are influenced by the cultural context in which they occur. Despite this general acceptance by health practitioners and social scientists, studies suggest that there remains a relative homogeneity around peoples’ perceptions that informs a hegemonic...