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New Publication: Understanding child and parent perceptions of barriers influencing children’s active school travel

Physical activity plays a fundamental role in the health and well-being of children. The journey to and from school offers many children a regular opportunity to be physically active. This study examines how child and parent perceptions of barriers to adopting active school travel modes (e.g., walking, biking) influences children’s travel behaviour. This study uses […]

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Lessons for Children’s Food Environments at Home and at School

Dr. Rachel Engler-Stringer from the University of Saskatchewan presents ‘Lessons for Children’s Food Environments at Home and at School: Contexts and Interventions for Health Equity’ 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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