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New HEAL Study Examines how Children’s Gender Influences Parents’ Perceptions of the Local Environment and their Influence on Children’s Independent Mobility

A team of researches led by Alina Medeiros with Andrew Clark, Gina Martin, Jamie Seabrook, and Jason Gilliland recently published a study entitled: “Examining how children’s gender influences parents’ perceptions of the local environment and their influence on children’s independent mobility”. Physical inactivity among children is a public health concern. Children’s ability to travel independently […]

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New HEAL study examines the impact of climate change awareness on children’s mental well-being and negative emotions

A team of researchers led by Gina Martin with Kristen Reilly, Haley Everitt, and Jason Gilliland recently published a study entitled: “The impact of climate change awareness on children’s mental well-being and negative emotions – a scoping review”. The aim of this scoping review was to identify and describe the existing literature and highlight priorities […]

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New Study Applies the Go-Along Method to Enhance Understandings of Occupation in Context

A team of researchers let by Carri Hand with Katherine Stewart, Debbie Laliberte Rudman, Colleen McGrath, Jami McFarland, and Jason Gilliland recently published an article entitled: “Applying the Go-Along Method to Enhance Understandings of Occupation in Context.” Engaging in human occupation is complex, often involving commonplace practices that cannot be readily articulated. Accordingly, a growing […]

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