November 2, 2017

There are many opportunities to learn about current PLACE Research Lab projects at INSIGHTS’17:

Policy, Location and Access in Community Environments (PLACE) Research Lab: An Overview -Candace Nykiforuk

Family Access to Municipal Infrastructure for Leisure- Young children (FAMILY) project: Findings and implications -Gabrielle Donoff

An investigation of play in an indoor preschool environment: Does free play encourage adequate levels of physical activity for preschool children? -Barbara Hughes

Understanding the relationship between play, health, and development: Parents’ perceptions of play in the lives of their preschool-aged children -Keely Stenberg

Retail food environment options for children and youth: A geographic analysis of recreation facilities, schools and childcare centres in Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta, Canada -Rachel Prowse

All concurrent presentations will be in the Maple Leaf room, beginning at 10:30 am.

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