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HEALYAC 2021-2022 Year End Review

HEALYAC 2021-2022 Year End Review

On June 9th, 2021, the HEALYAC 2021-2022 had their final meeting. The HEAL is very grateful for the council members and everything that they have contributed to the lab. HEALYAC members’ perspectives and opinions are very valuable in the HEAL’s aim to conduct research that doesn’t just work ON youth, but WITH and FOR youth. […]

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Jason Gilliland receives CAG Award for Scholarly Distinction in Geography

Congratulations to Jason Gilliland (Professor, Dept of Geography & Environment) for winning the prestigious Award for Scholarly Distinction in Geography from the Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG)! The purpose of the award is to recognize a member of the CAG for outstanding scholarly work in geography either in the form of sustained contributions over many […]

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HEAL Classic: The effect of season and weather on physical activity

In 2007, Trish Tucker and Jason Gilliland published a study entitled: “The effect of season and weather on physical activity.” Weather conditions can strongly promote or deter physical activity behaviours. This study reviewed previous studies to explore the effect of season, and consequently weather, on levels of physical activity. The researchers found thirty-seven primary studies […]

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