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Children and Nature: Linking Accessibility of Natural Environments and Children’s Health-Related Quality of Life

Children and Nature: Linking Accessibility of Natural Environments and Children’s Health-Related Quality of Life

A new article, Children and Nature: Linking Accessibility of Natural Environments and Children’s Health-Related Quality of Life, conducted by HEAL Researchers Suzanne Tillmann (lead author), Dr. Andrew Clark and Dr. Jason Gilliland examines the relationship between accessibility to natural environments and children’s health related quality of life in urban, suburban, and rural communities. The data used for […]

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Dr Gilliland on Radio to Support Children’s Health Foundation

Our HEALab Director, Dr Jason Gilliland, was interviewed by AM980 today as part of the 4th annual Corus Radiothon for Children’s!  Children’s Health Foundation raises and grants funds in support of three outstanding partners in health care: Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre, Thames Valley Children’s Centre (TVCC) and Children’s Health Research Institute (CHRI).  As […]

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2017 STEAM Report: Examining Children’s Environments and Health

The bulk of research on children’s health related to obesity, physical activity, and nutrition is completed in large studies. However, the health of kids in rural areas is particularly vulnerable due to geographic isolation. This report presents the overall results of our 2016 Spatial Temporal Environment and Activity Monitoring Study, in three Northwestern Ontario communities. […]

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