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New Ophea Report: Parental Attitudes Towards Health in Ontario Schools

Thursday, March 8, 2018
<p><span class="large">Today Ophea released the results from a survey completed in fall 2017 by Environics Research Group.</span><br /><br />Ophea surveyed parents of Ontario school-aged children to better understand their perspectives on pressing health...

Screens are Everywhere: How to Integrate Screen Time into Children and Youth’s Daily Lives Without Sacrificing Physical Activity

Monday, March 5, 2018
<p>The majority of children and youth are not engaging in enough heart pumping physical activity for optimal health. At the same time, many of these children and youth are accumulating excessive amounts of time engaging in sedentary behaviours, especially screen time. This combination of...

4 Ways to get active this Family (FUN) Day!

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
<p>Cold weather doesn’t mean you need to keep the family fun indoors. With the appropriate clothing and a sense of fun and adventure you and your family can have a season of excitement. Need a little inspiration? Here are four ways to move more this winter and over the Family Day weekend....

5 Ways Active Play Supports Young Learners

Thursday, November 30, 2017
<p>When active play and learning go hand in hand, we’re not only helping students get off to a strong start in the classroom, we’re also sending a message that staying active and managing our well-being are essential parts of learning and daily life—something young students will see...