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Introducing our Youth Advisory Council!

Introducing our Youth Advisory Council!

Are you a high school student? Are you interested in developing your leadership skills? Do you want to be involved with youth research in your community? If so, we want to hear from you! The HEALab at Western University have been developing a Youth Advisory Council (HEAL YAC) that will include high school students from […]

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New Publication: Supporting active school travel: A qualitative analysis of implementing a regional safe routes to school program

Active school travel (AST), that is walking and wheeling to/from school, can be a relatively undemanding method for families to increase children’s daily levels of physical activity. To support increased participation in AST, schools and their larger communities have utilized several different interventions and programs. In Canada, the Active and Safe Routes to School (ASRTS) […]

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HEAL Award Winner Studying Effectiveness of DNA-based Dietary and Physical Activity Advice

Congratulations to HEAL Graduate Research Associate Justine Horne, RD who received a three-year Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for her PhD research. Justine is a PhD candidate in Health & Rehabilitation Sciences under the supervision of Dr. Jason Gilliland and Dr. Janet Madill. Justine’s research seeks to determine the impact […]

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