The CSEP has strategic partnerships with a number of different organizations. More details will be listed here soon...

Active Canada 20/20

Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability (ALACD)

"The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability (ALACD) promotes, supports and enables Canadians with disabilities to lead active, healthy lives. We provide nationally coordinated leadership, support, encouragement, promotion and information that facilitates healthy, active living opportunities for Canadians of all abilities across all settings and environments."

Active Living Coalition for Older Adults (ALCOA)

"ALCOA, a partnership of organizations and individuals having interest in the field of aging, encourages older Canadians to maintain and enhance their well-being and independence through a lifestyle that embraces daily physical activities."


Canadian Obesity Network (CON)

"The mission of CON-RCO is to act as a catalyst for addressing obesity in Canada and to foster knowledge translation, capacity building, and partnerships among stakeholders so that researchers, health professionals, policy makers and other stakeholders may develop effective solutions to treat, and to prevent obesity."


Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press)

"Canadian Science Publishing (which continues to operate its journals under the brand NRC Research Press) is the foremost scientific publisher in Canada, publishing 15 of its own journals and providing advanced electronic publishing services to its clients. With over 50 highly skilled experts and an editorial team comprising some of the world's leading researchers, NRC Research Press (Canadian Science Publishing) communicates scientific discoveries to over 175 countries."


Dairy Farmers of Canada

The CSEP has partnered with the Dairy Farmers of Canada to develop resources for professionals and their clients on the topics of hydration, protein, and energy. You can download these resources below, or you can order free copies from (after launching the window, choose your province and select "For your clients" or "For professionals" to order.

Fluid resources

Protein resources

Food Energy resources

Exercise Is Medicine Canada (EIMC)

"Exercise is Medicine® Canada (EIMC) is a movement to make Canadians healthier. EIMC is based upon abundant evidence that physical activity and exercise reduce the risk of chronic disease and the belief that:

  • Most Canadians can find simple ways to incorporate physical activity and exercise into their daily routines;
  • More should be done to address physical activity and exercise in the healthcare setting; physical activity and exercise should be incorporated as a key health indicator and standard of medical care as a ‘vital sign’; and
  • Certified exercise professionals serve as important resources for Canadians and their healthcare providers. ."


Exercise Is Medicine (EIM)

"Our Vision is to make physical activity and exercise a standard part of a global disease prevention and treatment medical paradigm.

For physical activity to be considered by all health care providers as a vital sign in every patient visit, and that patients are effectively counseled and referred as to their physical activity and health needs, thus leading to overall improvement in the public's health and long-term reduction in health care cost."


Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA)


CHEO Healthy Active Living & Obesity Unit (HALO)

 "HALO will provide national leadership and research excellence in Healthy Active Living for the prevention, management and treatment of obesity in children and youth."

Imagine Canada

"Imagine Canada is a national registered charity with offices in Toronto, Calgary and Ottawa. Our cause is Canada’s charities and nonprofits. It is our mission to support and strengthen charities and nonprofits so they can, in turn, support the Canadians and communities they serve."



"ParticipACTION is the national voice of physical activity and sport participation in Canada. Through leadership in communications, capacity building and knowledge exchange, we inspire and support Canadians to move more."


ParticipACTION Network


Science Media Centre of Canada (SMCC)

"Our goal is to bring increased public engagement with science issues through media coverage of science that is more informed, more accurate and more incisive. Scientists, journalists, policy makers and the public will benefit."

The CSEP is a charter member of the SMCC

Sport Matters Group (SMG)

"SMG is a place where leaders connect with one another, where we address cross-cutting issues together, and where we innovate in finding solutions to complex issues involving sport systems, governments and citizens. "


The Toronto Charter for Physical Activity


# CSEP Publications #

Visit for CSEP resources to download and purchase, or download the CSEP order form:

# Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines #

Visit to download the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines, the Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines, and related resources.


# Get Certified! #

Find information on how to obtain a CSEP Certification:

If you have questions about getting certified, please contact your nearest CSEP Health & Fitness Program provincial/regional office: