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If You Make it Free, Will They Come? Using a Physical Activity Accessibility Model to Understand the Use of a Free Children’s Recreation Pass

If You Make it Free, Will They Come? Using a Physical Activity Accessibility Model to Understand the Use of a Free Children’s Recreation Pass

This study aims to answer a simple question: Are expenses the main obstacle in the fitness of children? The study inducted took a particular age group and studied them over the course of a year. The age group was specifically chosen as being the ‘turning point’ for sedentary lifestyles, where children seem to lose interest […]

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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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HEAL receives Award for the American Journal of Health Promotion Dorothy Nyswander Paper of the Year 2018

Congratulations to the HEAL for winning the Dorothy Nyswander 2018 Paper of the Year Award from the American Journal of Health Promotion for “Examining How Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status, Geographic Accessibility, and Informational Accessibility Influence the Uptake of a Free Population-Level Physical Activity Intervention for Children” “The goal of the Journal’s Paper of the Year Award […]

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