See below for books, resources and podcasts currently under publication by the LAB partners.

Current Books

Our Journey: The Health and Physical Education Masters Cohort Experience

'Our Journey' (2022) written by 19 Health and Physical Education MEd cohort members is now available! 'Our Journey' shares the stories, learnings and growth of health and physical educators in a wide array of context, career paths and experiences.

Meaningful Physical Education

An Approach for Teaching and Learning (2021, Routledge Series on Sport Pedagogy) is NOW AVAILABLE! Co-edited with Tim, Deirdre and Steph from LAMPE.

Healthy Schools, Healthy Futures

Anderson, A., Mandigo, J., & Gleddie, D.L. (2018). Healthy schools, healthy futures: Make your school a health-promoting community. Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing.

Foundations of a Physical Literacy Journey

Gleddie, D. L., Hickson, C., & Bradford, B. (2018). Physical education for elementary school teachers: Foundations of a physical literacy journey. Victoria: Ripon Publishing. Available NOW at the Ever Active Schools Online Store!

Conducting Practitioner Research in Physical Education and Youth Sport

Casey, A., Fletcher, T., Schaefer, L., & Gleddie, D. L. (2018). Conducting practitioner research in physical education and youth sport: Reflecting on practice. London:Routledge.NOW at the Ever Active Schools Online Store!

For Educators


These 2-4 page ‘research briefs’ are intended to help practitioners access the latest research in ways that can impact their own context. Let us know what other topics you’d like to see!

Effective Ways to Engage Girls in PE

Girls are less likely to be active than boys. This R2P research brief provides an overview of the challenges and opportunities, shares the latest research and links to resources you can use in your #physed program.

Sport for all: school is for everyone, why isn’t school sport?

This R2P research brief includes a look at the benefits of sport, shares recent research and explores how school sport can be more inclusive.

Shared Documents on Google Drive: check these out and be sure to add your own contributions!

Teaching Games for Understanding A Google Slides global sharing file with theory and practical activities for TGfU

Classroom Energizers Google Doc with a wide variety of classroom based activities for kids and adults

Instant Activities Google Slides with LOTS of go to PhysEd activities from teachers all over the world

I CAN Assessment Google Drive folder to share your rubrics, “I Can” statements and other assessment ideas

Alternate Track and Field Ideas Google Doc with some ideas for “activity days”

Other Resources:

Active Start Fundamental Movement Charts – a set of 40 fitness charts for creating circuits on fitness and FMS

PHE Canada – Canada’s national physical and health education professional organization has a wealth of free resources, programs and initiatives.

PHE Canada Research Council

Ever Active Schools – a go to site for HPE, HPS and curriculum support in Alberta and beyond!

Health and Physical Education Council of Alberta


Teaching Remotely Podcast: The impact of “emergency” online teaching for courses that centre on a physically interactive environment: physical education.

December 9, 2020

Global PhysEd Voxcast. Meaningful Physical Education – Part 2

April 20, 2019

Playing with Research in Health and Physical Education. Joey: Social media as a form of professional development

January 15, 2019

iPhys-Ed with Nathan Horne. Unnatural consequences

August 22, 2018

The Athlete Development Show with Craig Harrison. Episode 53: Doug Gleddie and Lauren Sulz – Play, School Sport and Finding Joy in Movement

June 7, 2018

Connected PE with Jarrod Robinson. Episode 29: Physical literacy praxis with Dr. Doug Gleddie.

January 15, 2018

Run Your Life Show with Andy Vasiliy. Episode 14: The Lifelong Joy of Movement

May 5, 2016

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