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New HEAL Study Measures Temporal Differences in Rural Canadian Children’s Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity

A team of researchers led by Dr. Brenton Button, with Andrew Clark, Gina Martin, Megan Graat and Jason Gilliland, recently published a study entitled: “Measuring Temporal Differences in Rural Canadian Children’s Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity.” The purpose of this study was to measure the factors that influence children’s moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) during school curriculum time, […]

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New HEAL Study Examines Factors of Accelerometer-Measured Sedentary Time in a Sample of Rural Canadian Children

A team of researchers led by Dr. Brenton Button, with Gina Martin, Andrew Clark, Megan Graat and Jason Gilliland, recently published a study entitled: “Examining Factors of Accelerometer-Measured Sedentary Time in a Sample of Rural Canadian Children.” The aim of this study was to examine potential child-level and day-level factors of accelerometer-measured sedentary time in […]

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HEAL Alumni Profile: Alina Medeiros

Alina Medeiros shares her work, research, and graduate experience with the HEAL. Alina started in the HEAL in September 2017 as an undergraduate Health Sciences practicum student. During this time, she started working on the Active and Safe Routes to School project. After she graduated in April 2018, she stayed in the lab and continued […]

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