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  1. Can “active” video games or exergames make your kids more active?

    When you become a parent, I think you magically develop certain super powers. Extra-sensitive hearing, for example. The ability to fit 10 days worth of kids clothes in an overnight bag. The reflexes to catch a tipped cup of juice before it hits the carpet.

  2. Global Comparisons

    Global Comparisons

  3. Zombies, aliens, and smart phones: the role of immersion in gamified fitness apps

    You’re out jogging when you hear the sickly groan of an undead creature. Your heart races and you quicken your pace. Your neighborhood is a post-apocalyptic wasteland with danger around every corner.

  4. Dear parents: please stop looking at your phone during your child’s activities

    If you ask any parent what is more important to them, their child or their smartphone, the answer would be automatic. We love our children so deeply that to even ask a question like that is ridiculous and laughable.

  5. Ditch the excuses about walking to school

    Has your family used any of the lines below to justify not walking to school? If so, challenge yourself to come up with a work-able, walk-able solution.

  6. Are we supposed to monitor every minute of our child’s day?

    As we learned in the 2016 Report Card, it’s time to sound the alarm on kids’ inactivity.  We are starting to understand that exercise is not just something kids do (

  7. Terms and conditions

    Last updated: December 12, 2016

  8. Are Canadian Kids Too Tired to Move?

    Kids who are tired out from running around sleep better, and those who have slept well have more energy to run around.26, 27 And society is starting to pay attention to the fact that the reverse is also true and troubling: kids aren’t moving enough to be tired, and they may…

  9. 24 tips for meeting the 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for kids

    When it comes to the health and happiness of your child, every hour matters.  For optimal health, each day needs to be filled with the right amounts of sweating, stepping, sleeping, and sitting.

  10. Benefits & Guidelines - Youth 5-17

    Benefits & Guidelines - Youth 5-17