Physical inactivity is a leading risk factor for falls. 
Falls are a massive and growing healthcare concern in Canada.
Here is what you need to know:
November is international Fall Prevention Month , but connecting the work of physical literacy, physical activity and this increasing health burden is not limited to one month a year. Please click on the resources below and identify year-round opportunities to connect with local and provincial partners to increase physical literacy in your community. Connect your work in physical activity and physical literacy to this important health issue.
Fall Prevention Month: click here
Public Health Agency of Canada: click here
Parachute Fall prevention: click here
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- http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0018/74700/E82552.pdf, http://www.who.int/dietphysicalactivity/pa/en/, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11556-011-0081-1