Active living in Kingston Ontario

Research

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Treadmill Exercise Benefits MS patients– Feb 2016- treadmill walking proves to be beneficial in MS patients.

Reaching the Goal of 60 Minutes of Physical Activity for Children– Feb. 2013- a 2 page research brief showing how kids can attain their 60 minutes of physical activity at school and by using active transportation.

Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth – 2012

Ethnicity and Physical Activity– Feb. 2012

Is sitting too long a major cancer risk? – Nov. 3, 2011

Combined exercise improves obese seniors’ health – published Jaunary 28, 2009

Study: ACTIVITY PASS – published July 12, 2009

Student obesity linked to proximity to fast-food outlets – published March 23, 2009

Sustained Physical Activity Better For Preventing Obesity In Kids – published March 22, 2009

Combined exercise improves obese seniors’ health, experts say – published January 28, 2009

Study Shows Psychological Factors Can Be Significant Barriers to Physical Activity – published January 16, 2009

Positive Association Between Physical Activity Level & Positive Mood – published January 14, 2009

Walking Counters Middle-age Spread – published January 8, 2009

Places to play: association of park space and facilities with healthy weight status among children.– published 2008

Decline in Physical Activity: Adolescence to Adulthood – published December 29, 2008

NORDIC WALKING, FITNESS WALKING, POLE WALKING & EXERSTRIDING: ALL THE SAME THING! – published October 21, 2008

Yikes! It’s Expensive to be Inactive! – published July 10, 2008

Partnering with Libraries to Promote Walking among Community-Dwelling Adults…. – published July 4, 2008

Sedentary Behaviour & Obesity – published June 18, 2008

Parental Attitudes to Sport – published June 4, 2008

Sporty Parents Have Sporty Kids – published June 4, 2008

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ActivKids

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Pedometer Lending Program

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