All Publications

Active Girls & Women

Making Healthy Connections with Racialized Communities
On the Move Handbook NOW Available online for download!
On the Move Stats
On the Move Top 10 Success Factors
Success Stories
Active after School Programs for Girls and Young Women – Policy & recommendations
Active After School Programs for Girls and Young Women – Success Stories
Actively Engaging Women&Girls: Addressing the Psycho-Social Factors
Actively Engaging Women & Girls: Recommendations for Families and Caregivers
Actively Engaging Women & Girls: Recommendations for Community Program Leaders and Coaches
Actively Engaging Women & Girls: Recommendations for Educators and School Administrators
Actively Engaging Women & Girls: Recommendations for High Performance Coaches and Leaders
Actively Engaging Women & Girls: Recommendations for NSOs and P/TSOs
Actively Engaging Women & Girls: Recommendations to Make Sport More Welcoming to Sexual and Gender Diversity
2013 CS4L National Summit – Actively Engaging Women and Girls: Promising Practices from the Canadian Sport and Physical Activity Sector
2012 CS4L National Summit – Actively Engaging Women and Girls: Addressing the Psycho-Social Factors
In Her Voice: An Exploration of Young Women’s Sport and Physical Activity Experiences
Health Benefits of Physical activity for Girls and Women
Trail Considerations for Engaging Girls & Women
CAAWS new photo Compact Disc
Girls In the Game Poster
Active & Free: Young Women, Physical Activity and Tobacco
TAKE 5! Connecting with Young women About tobacco and Physical Activity and Sport
Sample Letter to Parents – Active & Free

Gender Equity

Towards Gender Equity for Women in Sport: A Handbook for Sport Organizations
Gender Equity Assessment Tool: For Community Sport and Physical Activity Providers
Gender Equity Assessment Tool: For Sport Clubs and Provincial/Territorial Sport Organizations
A Media Guide for Athletes and Coaches (updated 2018)

Discrimination

Sex Discrimination in Sport
Disordered Eating in sport:taking a new direction
Self-Esteem, Sport and Physical Activity
Positive Messaging for Girls & Young Women
Including Transitional& Transitioning athletes in sport-Issues, facts, and perspectives

Addressing Homophobia

Leading the Way: Executive Summary
Leading the Way: Working with LGBT Athletes and Coaches
Pride logos: I Support Positive Space in Sport
Seeing the invisible, speaking about the unspoken
2010 PRIDE house Legacy Report
Guylaine Demers’ Taboo paper – The Canadian Journal for Women in Coaching
Addressing Homophobia in Sport: Leading the Way Workshop Resources – Addressing Homophobia in Sport workshop slides
Participant Handouts
Heterosexual Privilege
Take a Walk in Our Shoes
How Homophobia and Heterosexism Hurt LGBTQ People
Action List for Addressing Homophobia in Sport Organizations
Action List for Coaches
Action List for Athletes
Action List for Sport Organizations
Action List for Parents
A Guide for Addressing Homophobic Language in Sport
How to Make your Organization a Positive Space
The Coaches Chalk Talks by Pat Griffin
Same-Sex Teammate Romantic and Sexual Relationships
Coach-Athlete Sexual Relationships
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Athletes Coming Out to Coaches
Addressing Concerns About LGBT Athletes and Coaches in the Locker Room
Athletic Team Hazing and Sexual or Gender Humiliation
Negative Recruiting and Homophobia in Women’s Sport
Sexual Harassment Among Athletes and LGBT Issues in Sport
What to Do If You Think You Have Been Discriminated Against

Leadership

Women on Boards: A Guide to getting Involved

Mothers in Motion

Making the Case Information and facts to help community stakeholders build their case for developing programs and initiatives targeting mothers and their families.

Fact Sheets: Mothers
Mothers of new Babies and Toddlers – How Active should you be?
Physical Activity for Mothers of New Babies and Toddlers
Physical Activity for Preschoolers
Physical Activity for School-Age and Adolescent Children
Equipment Considerations to be Active with Babies and Toddlers
Healthy Eating Ideas for the Whole Family
Nutrition Considerations for Breastfeeding Mothers
Meal Ideas from around the World
Snacking Tips for Busy Moms

Fact Sheets: Stakeholders
Organizing Focus Groups and Community Consultations
Addressing the Built Environment to Encourage Physical Activity for Mothers of Children and Youth
Building Your Case: Investing in Physical Activity for Mothers and their Families
Evaluating Physical Activity Initiatives targeting Mothers and their Families
Building Capacity to Deliver Physical Activity Programs, Services and Environments for Mothers and their Families
Involving Multi-sectoral Partners to Increase Physical Activity for Mothers and their Families
Marketing and Communicating Physical Activity Initiatives to Mothers
Structuring Physical Activity Programs, Services and Environments to Address Barriers for Mothers and their Families
Promising Practices – Planning Physical Activity and Sport Initiatives for LSES Mothers

LSES Resources -Targeted resources that address the needs of low socioeconomic status (LSES) mothers:
Comprehensive focus group report based on cross-Canada findings.
Summary reports on physical activity and healthy eating beliefs and behaviours among LSES Mothers in Canada

Assessment tools to help measure the accessibility, availability and affordability of physical activity and healthy eating opportunities.
The A4 Approach – Assessment Table
Program Assessment Checklist
Childcare Assessment Checklist
Assessment of Collaboration and Community Partnership Opportunities
Facility Assessment Checklist – Indoor & Outdoor
Measuring Subjective Socioeconomic Status – SES Social Ladder
Meal Ideas from around the World
Snacking Tips for Busy Moms

Women 55-70+

Focus Group Report: Women 55-70+ and Physical Activity
The Voices of Women 55-70+
Making the Case: Physical Activity and Women 55-70
CAAWS project on Physical Activity and Sport for Women 55-70 highlighted by the International Council on Active Aging

Building Your Case: Physical Activity and Women 55–70+ (.pdf, 137 KB)
Organizing Focus Groups and Community Consultations (.pdf, 85 KB)
Addressing the Built Environment to Encourage Physical Activity for Women 55–70+  (.pdf, 132 KB)
Building Capacity to Deliver Physical Activity Programs, Services and Environments for Women 55–70+  (.pdf, 122 KB)
Marketing and Communicating Physical Activity Initiatives to Women 55–70+  (.pdf, 121 KB)
Involving Multi-sectoral Partners to Increase Physical Activity for Women 55–70+(.pdf, 129 KB)
Structuring Programs, Services and Environments to Address Barriers for Women 55–70+ (.pdf, 44 KB)
Physical Activity Investments for Women 55–70+  (.pdf, 111 KB)
Evaluating Physical Activity Initiatives for Women 55–70+ (.pdf, 103 KB)
Developing Physical Activity Programs, Services and Environments for Women 55–70+: A Checklist (.pdf, 113 KB)

Active and Free

Active & Free Young women, physical activity and tobacco
TAKE 5! Connecting with Young women about tobacco and Physical Activity and Sport
Sample Letter to Parents