Ophea : Ontario Physical Activity Standards in Education

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Standards documents for managing risk in physical activities in Ontario school boards.
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From the Ontario Physical and Health Education Association (Ophea), this resource provides guidelines according to the minimum standards for risk management practice for physical education, physical activities and sports within school boards. They outline safe practices for activities in order to minimize the risk of accidents or injuries.

These guidelines were developed by Ophea in partnership with the Ontario School Board’s Insurance Exchange (OSBIE), the Canadian Intramural Recreation Association – Ontario (CIRA-ON), the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA), and the Ontario Association for Supervisors of Physical and Health Education (OASPHE).

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Laurier Library originally supported this product in its transition to becoming open access, first in just Ontario, and then, in 2022, fully open access.

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  • Education
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Alternate titles:
  • OPHEA Safety Guidelines
  • Ontario Physical Education Safety Guidelines
  • Ontario Physical Activity Standards in Education