Play Safe Initiative is happy to welcome WINBC (Promotion of Wellness in Northern BC Association)!
WINBC's mission is to promote health and wellness and reduce chronic disease through healthy living and physical activity, in Northern British Columbia. It's objective is to build capacity for wellness through education, research and community development.
WINBC is committed to collaboration, education and research in relation to improving health through physical activity and this necessarily includes reducing injuries and advocating for safety in play, activity and sport. WINBC is pleased to partner in opportunities to educate, share knowledge and contribute to research.
We are super excited to share a recent blog post published by the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
The Canadian Sport Policy (CSP) is a product of collaboration among the 14 federal, provincial and territorial governments and other key stakeholders (e.g. Sport Canada). The current version of the policy, CSP2012, provides direction (for the next ten years) for stakeholders to realize positive impacts of sport for individuals, communities and the country. Policy implementation will occur through corresponding action plans developed by governments individually and collectively, and by non-government organizations in sport and related sectors
To read more… http://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2014/06/06/defining-safety-in-canadian-sport-moving-from-outcomes-to-process-for-injury-prevention/