Benefits of Connecting Children with Nature

Dr. Jason Gilliland presents ‘Benefits of Connecting Children with Nature: Highlights from a Systematic Review of the Evidence’ The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was held at Western University with the support of The Lawson Foundation.

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If You Make it Free, Will They Come? Using a Physical Activity Accessibility Model to Understand the Use of a Free Children’s Recreation Pass

This study aims to answer a simple question: Are expenses the main obstacle in the fitness of children? The study inducted took a particular age group and studied them over the course of a year. The age group was specifically chosen as being the ‘turning point’ for sedentary lifestyles, where children seem to lose interest […]

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