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Program leads 10,000 kids to active living

Program leads 10,000 kids to active living

The Human Environments Analysis Laboratory (HEAL) was recently featured by Western News for their work on the Child and Youth Network’s ACT-i-Pass program. The ACT-i-Pass provides grade five students in London free access to recreational programs across the city. Research has shown that daily physical activity levels start declining around nine to ten years of […]

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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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HEAL receives Award for the American Journal of Health Promotion Dorothy Nyswander Paper of the Year 2018

Congratulations to the HEAL for winning the Dorothy Nyswander 2018 Paper of the Year Award from the American Journal of Health Promotion for “Examining How Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status, Geographic Accessibility, and Informational Accessibility Influence the Uptake of a Free Population-Level Physical Activity Intervention for Children” “The goal of the Journal’s Paper of the Year Award […]

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