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New Study: A randomized control trial of a Canadian-based school food program on the home food environment

A team of researchers led by Rebecca Reagan with Sarah J Woodruff, Jamie A Seabrook, and Jason Gilliland recently published an article entitled: “A randomized control trial of a Canadian-based school food program on the home food environment.” Research provides evidence of take-home effects in school-based nutrition interventions, citing children as important influencers of family […]

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New Report: Investigation of Supportive Policy for Active School Travel

A research team from the Human Environments Analysis Lab and Ontario Active School Travel (Green Communities Canada) recently published a report titled, “Investigation of Supportive Policy for Active School Travel: Evidence-based recommendations for policies to promote active transportation for school journeys.” The research was led by Kate Berry, Dr. Andrew Clark, Dr. Jason Gilliland, Emma […]

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New Study: Parents’ perceptions of their children’s physical activity during the COVID-19 pandemic

A team of researchers led by Emma Ostermeier with Patricia Tucker, Danielle Tobin, Andrew Clark, and Jason Gilliland recently published an article entitled: “Parents’ perceptions of their children’s physical activity during the COVID-19 pandemic.” COVID-19 has drastically changed the everyday lives of children, including limiting interactions with peers, loss of regularly organized activities, and closure […]

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