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Weblinks: Chapter 9

The Pro-Rec movement

This site provides a very brief record of the Pro-Rec movement; however, the two resources provided for the article are very good ones, especially the one by Barbara Schrodt.



This site is the newest version of the Canadian company devoted to motivating people toward more physically active lifestyles. It is available in both English and French. It features marketing tool-kits, research on fitness, and a wide variety of archived files.


ParticipACTION History

By clicking on the PDF download on this site, you will have access to Participaction: The Mouse That Roared A Marketing and Health Communications Success Story. This is the most extensive online resource about the story of ParticipACTION.

http://journal.cpha.ca/index.php/cjph/article/view/1459/1648 (click on the pdf download)

The Strathcona Trust and Physical Education in British Columbia

This site provides a very concise history of the curricular movement for physical education in the public schools of British Columbia.


School Sports Canada

This a site devoted to profiling and networking the vast web of school sports programs in Canada. It contains profiles of athletes and promoters, spotlights, and extensive links to all Canadian provincial and most US state high school sport associations.


Canadian Interuniversity Sport Information

This is the official site of Canadian Interuniversity Sport, a site devoted to competitive sport in post-secondary institutions. Championships, men’s sports, women’s sports, and international programs are all described and profiled.


Online History Resources for Students

This is an educational resources page provided by the federal government. While not specific to sport, it provides a wealth of resources, links and games, quizzes, activities, lesson plans and more for students of all age levels.