NORTHERN ONTARIO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PRACTICE-BASED RESEARCH NETWORK: Marathon Family Health Team joining as inaugural site

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is creating a Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) called NORTHH (NOSM Research Toward Health Hub). A PBRN is a group of physicians and primary care providers from different communities that work together to improve primary care by addressing issues that matter to patients, health care providers, and communities. To…

Take the #ActiveFamilyPledge

ParticipACTION is a national non-profit organization that promotes healthy living by encouraging Canadians of all ages to include physical activity into daily life. ParticipACTION regularly looks at the movement behaviours of young people and prepares an evidence-based Report Card to let us know how we’re doing as a country regarding the promotion and facilitation of…

Balance Exercises

The following exercises provided below aim to improve balance.Recommendations: Perform the exercises 3 to 5 days per week. The program includes 9 exercises. You can begin with a few exercises (e.g. 4 or 5) and slowly work your way up. Complete the recommended amount of repetitions listed in the program for each exercise. Modify as…

Youth Move Challenge

The Youth Move challenge aims to help children, youth (ages 5 to 17) and their parents/caregivers become familiar with the Canadian 24-Hour Movement guidelines and to understand how much Sweat, Step, Sleep and Sit they need each day to be healthy. For the Youth Move challenge guidelines, click here. For the Youth Move challenge tracking…