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Leigh Vanderloo, PhD

PhD in Health Promotion, helping Canadians get moving as Knowledge Translation Manager for

Dr. Vanderloo completed her PhD at the University of Western Ontario in Health Promotion and holds a Master’s of Science from the same university. As Knowledge Translation Manager for national non-profit organization ParticipACTION, she is interested in examining the physical activity and sedentary behaviours of Canadians. She produced some of the first national and international work looking at the variance in young children’s activity levels across different early learning environments as well as considerations for objective measurement approaches.
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There's A Point To Exercise, But Weight Loss Isn't It

Being physically active needs to stop being treated as a means to an end. Our bodies were made to move and that's just what they should do - not to fit into a pair of jeans, or to look good for beach season, and certainly not for more Instagram likes - but because much like eating, breathing and sleeping, it's a vital part of life.
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