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How does free access to recreation opportunities impact children’s physical activity levels?

How does free access to recreation opportunities impact children’s physical activity levels?

Dr. Jason Gilliland and Dr. Andrew Clark from Western University and the HEALab, team up with Josh Archer from the City of London to present ‘How does free access to recreation opportunities impact children’s physical activity levels? Evaluation of the Grade 5 ACT-i-Pass Project’ The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was […]

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New Publication : Exploring the Effect of Perceptions on Children’s Physical Activity in Varying Geographic Contexts: Using a Structural Equation Modelling Approach to Examine a Cross-Sectional Dataset

There is an ongoing trend of low levels of physical activity amongst children in Canada, which is a huge concern for population health. Physical activity is associated with various physical, mental and social health benefits; the type, duration, and intensity of the physical activity plays a large role in this association. There have been suggestions […]

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New Publication: Promotion of Physical Activity in Rural, Remote, and Northern Settings: A Canadian Call to Action.

Studies of the impact of regular physical activity have been extensive in the past. However, the promotion of these activities has been directed towards urban regions. This study investigated the accessibility and practice of physical activity in non-urban—rural, remote, and northern—settings. A “synopses of syntheses” was used to assess the state of public health by […]

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