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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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Food Environment Policy Impacts on Children

In this video, Dr. Lana Vanderlee from the University of Toronto presents ‘Food environment impacts on children: International and Canadian perspectives.’ 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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Dr. Christina Ergler: A Visiting Scholar at Western University

The Human Environments Analysis Laboratory is honored to have Dr. Christina Ergler as a Visiting Scholar at Western University from October 22 to November 24 as part of her sabbatical.  Christina is a faculty member in the Department of Geography at the University of Otago in New Zealand. Her research lies at the cross-roads of […]

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