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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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HEALYAC Meeting 1

During our first HEAL YAC meeting of the 2018-19 year, Western University PhD student of HEAL, Brenton Button presented his research on the Spatial Temporal Environment and Activity Monitoring Project. Brenton Button approached our YAC for their perspectives on the different methods of survey data collection. Karen Stewart Kirk, a recent Master’s of Public Health […]

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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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