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HEALYAC 2022-2023: Meeting #6

HEALYAC 2022-2023: Meeting #6

This week, members participated in an icebreaker activity wherein they were asked to tell two truths and a lie about their experiences over the winter break. Members were then divided into breakout rooms, where they discussed the importance of the topic they previously selected as the focus for the HEALYAC ‘Big Project’ and developed some […]

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New Study: Examining the Social and Built Environment Factors Influencing Children’s Independent Use of Their Neighborhoods and the Experience of Local Settings as Child-Friendly

A team of researchers led by Janet Loebach with Jason Gilliland recently published an article entitled: “Examining the Social and Built Environment Factors Influencing Children’s Independent Use of Their Neighborhoods and the Experience of Local Settings as Child-Friendly.” Neighborhoods have traditionally served as important settings for children’s independent activities, but use has declined dramatically. Global […]

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New HEAL Study: ‘Ahhh it was like paradise, but inside’: children’s experiences and perceptions of a free physical activity program

A team of researchers led by Emma Ostermeier with Kristen Reilly, Kendra Nelson Ferguson, Stephanie E Coen, and Jason Gilliland recently published an article entitled: “‘Ahhh it was like paradise, but inside’: children’s experiences and perceptions of a free physical activity program.” As most Canadian children are not attaining the recommended 60 minutes of daily physical […]

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