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HEALYAC Meeting 3

HEALYAC Meeting 3

During our third YAC meeting, we had master’s students, Drew Bowman and Alexander Wray, present their research projects and education. Bowman introduced her study on food environment audits and Wray presented his education on urban planning. Bowman asked our youth group their opinions regarding food audits and what characteristics of food advertisements catches their attention. […]

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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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HEALYAC Meeting 2

During our second HEAL YAC meeting, guest speaker Dr. Christina Ergler, from the University of Otago presented her research conducted in Auckland, New Zealand. Christina is a faculty member in the Department of Geography at the University of Otago in New Zealand. Her research lies at the cross-roads of geography, sociology, and public health in […]

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