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‘I like the “outernet” stuff:’ girls’ perspectives on physical activity and their environments

‘I like the “outernet” stuff:’ girls’ perspectives on physical activity and their environments

As observed globally in many other aspects of daily life, the gender gap is very much present in physical activity, with males engaging in higher levels of physical activity on average than females. This study takes a material feminist approach to explore girls’ perspectives on the features of their everyday environments that support or inhibit […]

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Understanding child and parent perceptions of barriers influencing children’s active school travel

Physical activity plays a fundamental role in the health and well-being of children. The journey to and from school offers many children a regular opportunity to be physically active. This study examines how child and parent perceptions of barriers to adopting active school travel modes (e.g., walking, biking) influences children’s travel behaviour. This study uses […]

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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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