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Articles by Zainisha Vasanji, Ph.D., CSEP-CEP

Twelve Ways for Outdoor Holiday Play

December 20, 2018 by Zainisha Vasanji, Ph.D., CSEP-CEP

The holiday season is upon us and with it typically comes visiting with family or friends, watching Christmas movies or reclining while digesting delicious holiday foodstuffs. This can mean more “sedentary behaviour”, a phrase which comes from the Latin word “sedere” meaning “to sit”, and sitting too much can have negative effects on our health.

Sleep: What’s Enough & Why It’s Important

November 6, 2018 by Zainisha Vasanji, Ph.D., CSEP-CEP

Daylight Saving Time officially ended at 2:00 am this past Sunday. Despite gaining an extra hour of sleep, you may not feel more rested.

Active Parents = Active Children

June 19, 2018 by Zainisha Vasanji, Ph.D., CSEP-CEP

Parents who perform physical activity can greatly influence their children’s physical activity levels.

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