Monthly Archives: February 2019

How does free access to recreation opportunities impact children’s physical activity levels?

How does free access to recreation opportunities impact children’s physical activity levels?

Dr. Jason Gilliland and Dr. Andrew Clark from Western University and the HEALab, team up with Josh Archer from the City of London to present ‘How does free access to recreation opportunities impact children’s physical activity levels? Evaluation of the Grade 5 ACT-i-Pass Project’ The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was […]

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HEALYAC Meeting 7

For meeting 7, a guest speaker from the Western Research Ethics Board, Katelyn Harris, went into great depth on research ethics and gave our members her perspective of what it is like when approving studies or sending them back for revision. This gave youth the opportunity to ask more questions like, “how research can be […]

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CBC Listen: Dr. Jason Gilliland morning interview on London’s primary health care accessibility

During his nterview with Julianne Hazlewood, this morning Director, Jason Gilliland shares findings on access to primary care in London, Ontario from the HEAL team’s recently published study in the journal PLOSone. Accessibility to a primary care provider was studied, either a family doctor or nurse practitioner based on distribution and geographical proximity. The team focused on […]

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