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HEAL Faculty Assocaite Profile: Dr. Jamie Seabrook

Dr. Jamie Seabrook from Brescia University College shares his experience as an Assistant Professor, and role as a current HEAL Faculty Associate. Dr. Jamie Seabrook became a Faculty Associate with the HEAL in 2014. Dr. Seabrook assists the HEAL with projects that involve the social determinants of child health as well as sample size calculations, […]

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HEAL team identifies interventions for increasing physical activity and creating opportunities for social connection in outdoor spaces

Canadian children and youth over the past decade have had lower and lower levels of physical activity than previous generations, and are reporting a worrying decline in their overall mental wellbeing. There is clear evidence, including previous evidence generated by the Human Environments Analysis Lab, that outdoor spaces contribute to higher rates of physical activity […]

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Are we losing sight of the meaning of “evidence-based nutrition?”

Recent HEAL PhD graduate, Justine Horne, published an editorial in the International Journal of Public Health. Her commentary is titled: Are we losing sight of the meaning of “evidence-based nutrition?” It focuses in on current issues related to nutrition misinformation and highlights the importance of providing science-based nutrition information, developed based on established scientific methods. We often see […]

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