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Londoner interviews HEAL members on the Active and Safe Routes to School initiative

HEAL researchers, Dr. Andrew Clark, Dr. Jason Gilliland, Katherine Wilson and Kate Schieman along with Sabrina Sater, supervisor of neighbourhood development and support for the City of London were featured in the Londoner this week. With elementary students back in school, families are being encouraged to establish a structured and healthy daily routine of active transportation […]

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Growing Chefs! Ontario

Andrew Fleet from Growing Chefs! Ontario discusses filling gaps in food education from the front lines. 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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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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