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New Publication: Playing with Poetry, Poetic Representation of Research in Children’s Geographies of Nature and Adventurous Play

New Publication: Playing with Poetry, Poetic Representation of Research in Children’s Geographies of Nature and Adventurous Play

Children’s interaction with nature is known to be beneficial to their physical, mental, and social well-being, all of which have been documented from a traditional approach.  The research team, composed of Stephanie E. Coen, Suzanne Tillmann, Christina R. Ergler, Cara McGuire, and Jason A. Gilliland, questioned whether unconventional forms of representation would add benefits to […]

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New Publication: Context Matters, Examining children’s perceived barriers to physical activity across varying Canadian environments

An important aspect of a child’s upbringing is being involved in physical activity (PA). However, every child does not get an equal opportunity to be able to do PA. This research helps provide insight into the decision-making related to physical inactivity trends in Canadian children and examining the socio-ecological factors that affect children’s perception of […]

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New Publication: Children’s perspectives on neighbourhood barriers and enablers to active school travel: A participatory mapping study

This research uses innovative participatory mapping and qualitative GIS methods to examine how children’s perceptions of their environments influence their school journey experiences. We conducted 25 map-based focus groups during Geography Awareness Week, an annual geography education and public awareness program, in November 2016. This child-centred research approach aims to contribute to the existing evidence […]

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