2017 STEAM Report: Examining Children’s Environments and Health

The bulk of research on children’s health related to obesity, physical activity, and nutrition is completed in large studies. However, the health of kids in rural areas is particularly vulnerable due to geographic isolation. This report presents the overall results of our 2016 Spatial Temporal Environment and Activity Monitoring Study, in three Northwestern Ontario communities. […]

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HEAL’s Dr. Steph Coen featured in Western News and Interviewed by 94.9 Radio Western

Our very own Stephanie Coen, a postdoctoral associate at the HEAL, was featured recently in Western News and Interviewed by 94.9 Radio Western for her study looking at what role gender plays in the gym environment. Steph’s article, “It’s gym, like g-y-m not J-i-m”: Exploring the role of place in the gendering of physical activity, was recently published in […]

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