Monthly Archives: May 2021

ACT-i-Pass May Newsletter

ACT-i-Pass May Newsletter

Hello ACT-i-Pass Participants, We hope everyone has been doing well during these difficult times. We want to take a moment to share some exciting news about the ACT-i-Pass! Since the current grade 5 students missed out on ACT-i-Pass activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our service providers have been kind enough to extend the programming […]

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Participate in our Survey: Ontario Active School Travel Policy

The Human Environments Analysis Laboratory and Ontario Active School Travel Council are working together to better understand how we can develop more supportive policies for Active School Travel. Active school travel – any mode of human-powered transportation to/from school – provides health, social, environmental, and economic benefits at the individual and population level. Children’s unique […]

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New HEAL Study Examines Weather-Related Factors on Physical Activity Levels of Children from Rural Communities

A team of researchers led by Brenton Button with Tayyab Shah, Andrew Clark, Piotr Wilk, and Jason Gilliland published a study entitled: “Examining weather-related factors on physical activity levels of children from rural communities.” The objective of the study was to examine the influence of weather on moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and light physical activity […]

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