Physical Literacy and Healthy Living

Active Healthy Kids Canada

Active Healthy Kids Canada is a national charitable organization that works to “power the movement that gets kids moving”. It provides knowledge, insight and understanding to organizations to help them build better programs, campaigns, policies and strategies to increase physical activity among youth and children.

Body Sense

Body Sense is an outreach initiative dedicated to fostering positive body image in male and female athletes, proactively to prevent disordered eating and muscle dysmorphia.

Motivate Canada

Motivate Canada uses sport, physical education and community driven development to improve the lives of young people. By harnessing the power of positive role models, sport and physical activity, Motivate Canada is able to engage young people, build their confidence and sense of self-worth, and increase their social and vocational competence.

ParticipACTION

ParticipACTION is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and supporting healthy and active living for Canadians. It links sport and physical activity with recreational organizations, government and corporate sponsors, to inspire and support Canadians to move more.

Active for Life

Active for Life is a useful resource for parents regarding physical literacy. The research targets parents who want to raise healthy and successful kids, and provides them with expert advice, inspirational tips and activity ideas.

physicalliteracy.ca

A subunit of CS4L, this online resource provides in-depth information on the Canadian physical literacy movement. Key sources of information include: Physical Literacy Assessment for Youth (PLAY), Physical Literacy Injury Prevention, and Movement Preparation.

The City of Ottawa

The City of Ottawa has compiled a visual infographic to summarize data relating to CS4L’s Long Term Athlete Development. For sport participants and parents who wish to follow the LTAD pathway, this graphic offers useful advice.

Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L)

Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) is a movement to improve the quality of sport and physical activity in Canada. CS4L links sport, education, recreation and health and aligns community, provincial and national programming. Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is a seven-stage training, competition and recovery pathway guiding an individual’s experience in sport and physical activity […]

PHE Canada

The City of Ottawa has compiled a visual infographic to summarize data relating to CS4L’s Long Term Athlete Development. For sport participants and parents who wish to follow the LTAD pathway, this graphic offers useful advice.