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Feldenkrais : awareness through movement

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Phyllis Jensen
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Vol 7, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article describes Feldenkrais Movement Therapy, an approach to improve body alignment and motion. 

Active after school programs for girls and young women: policy and recommendations

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Programmes d’activités physiques parascolaires pour les filles et les jeunes femmes: politique et recommandations
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Online
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Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport (CAAWS)
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes a vision and strategic directions for active after school programs for girls and young women, based on consultations with program providers and decision-makers to identify persisting and emerging barriers to girls' and young women's participation, and discuss essential components of quality programs.  The policy was developed for community, provincial/territorial and national level organizations to use when considering the design and delivery of active after school programming.

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Physical activity for marginalized women in British Columbia: A discussion paper

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Online
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Pamela Ponic
Rehana Nanjijuma
Ann Pederson
Nancy Poole
Jenny Scott
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health and ProMOTION Plus
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

An environmental scan on physical activity for marginalized women in BC. The aim of the scan was to learn more about the current context for and activities being facilitated to promote physical activity for marginalized women at provincial and local levels in BC.

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The Children’s Fitness Tax Credit: Less than meets the eye

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
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Sheila Block
Publisher: 
Network
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Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg

Discusses how the Children's Fitness Tax Credit may unfairly advantage some Canadian families and leave others behind. As well, how the design of the tax credit does not take into account differences in participation in physical activity by gender.

Preparing for a healthy menopause

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English
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NSW Health
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1997
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Australia

Describes what happens to a woman's body at menopause. Provides advice about diet and exercise for a healthy menopause.

Preparing for a healthy menopause (Arabic)

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Arabic
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NSW Health
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1997
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Australia

Describes what happens to a woman's body at menopause. Provides advice about diet and exercise for a healthy menopause, in Arabic.

Preparing for a healthy menopause (Chinese)

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Chinese
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Online
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NSW Health
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1997
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Australia

Describes what happens to a woman's body at menopause. Provides advice about diet and exercise for a healthy menopause, in Chinese.

Preparing for a healthy menopause (Serbo-Croatian)

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Serbo-Croatian
Translated Title: 
Pripreme za zdravu menopauzu
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Online
Publisher: 
NSW Health
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Australia

Describes what happens to a woman's body at menopause. Provides advice about diet and exercise for a healthy menopause, in Serbo-Croatian.

Preparing for a healthy menopause (Czech)

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Czech
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Priprava na uspesne zvladnuti menopauzy (prechodu)
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Online
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NSW Health
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1997
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Australia

Describes what happens to a woman's body at menopause. Provides advice about diet and exercise for a healthy menopause, in Czech.

Prepararsi per la menopausa

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Italian
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Preparing for a healthy menopause (Italian)
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Online
Publisher: 
NSW Health
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Australia

Describes what happens to a woman's body at menopause. Provides advice about diet and exercise for a healthy menopause, in Italian.

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