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Understanding the decline in active school transportation

Understanding the decline in active school transportation

Dr. Linda Rothman from the Hospital for Sick Children presents The Decline in Active School Transportation: A Systematic Review of the Correlates of AST and Change over Time at CHEWS. The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was held at Western University with the support of The Lawson Foundation.

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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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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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