The purpose of the Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway is to increase the percentage of Aboriginal children who become physically literate, define a pathway for Aboriginal athletes into high performance sport and to increase the number of Aboriginal people who are active for life.
As parents, we recognize that sports and physical activity play an important role in our children’s healthy growth and development, but recently physical activity has suffered serious decline among Canadian children.
The purpose of this resource is to increase awareness about the experiences of women and girls, and provide recommendations to address the psycho-social factors that influence female athlete development.
This 2011 report was prepared for CS4L and PHE Canada by Ken Lodewyk, Ph.D. The aim of this project was to determine an approach for CS4L-LTAD program implementation focused on fundamental movement skills and sequential learning to support the progression of all children and youth aged 10-18 (especially those marginalized) through appropriate developmental stages in after school sport and physical activity programs.