Active Living Leaders

Active Living Leaders is comprised of a series of peer-mentor training videos with a goal of helping people who would like to use the latest physical activity knowledge, sport resources, and transformational leadership principles to inform and motivate adults living with spinal cord injury to lead more active lives.

Section 1: Physical Activity Knowledge

In the first section of videos, the peer-mentor is presented:

  • The latest physical activity knowledge for people with a spinal cord injury;
  • Where a person with a SCI can get information on sport participation, as well as the resources available to them if they want to use sport as a way of staying active;
  • Some of the barriers people with physical disabilities face when it comes to being active, as well as some coping strategies they can employ in order to overcome those barriers

Module 1 – The Guidelines

Module 2 – Aerobic Activity

Module 3 – Strength Training Activity

Module 4 – Barriers to Physical Activity


Module 5 – Sport Participation

Section 2: Transformation Leadership Presentation

In the second section, the peer-mentor is presented:

  • With a brief video on transformational leadership; a leadership style that looks to maximize the quality of the relationship with others. Transformational leader empower those who they lead and encourage them to go beyond what they thought was originally possible.

Transformational Leadership Presentation