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Dr. Jason Gilliland receives Children’s Health Foundation CHRI Scientist of the Year Award

Dr. Jason Gilliland receives Children’s Health Foundation CHRI Scientist of the Year Award

Jason Gilliland, Director of the HEAL and Professor in the Department of Geography, has received the Children’s Health Foundation CHRI Scientist of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize the Scientist or Associate Scientist of the CHRI (Children’s Health Research Institute) who has made a significant contribution to the field of children’s […]

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Understanding Factors Associated With Children Achieving The Recommended Amount of Physical Activity on Weekdays and Weekend days

Low levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) are consistently reported for children from industrialized countries. While there is clear evidence that a child’s physical environment can impact their physical activity, most research has treated children living in urban, suburban, small town, and rural areas as the same. Previous research shows that there are differences in […]

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HEAL Alumni Profile: Dr. Stephanie Coen

Dr. Stephanie Coen at the University of Nottingham shares her research experience with HEAL, and role as a Post-Doctoral Associate. She completed her postdoctoral training under the mentorship of Dr. Jason Gilliland at HEAL in 2018. During her training with the HEAL, Coen’s research focused on gender and young people’s physical activity, as well as participatory and creative approaches […]

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