40 record(s) found with the tag "wellness" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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"That was our sport back then": An exploration of the developmental benefits of participating in Northern games
Principal Investigator: McHugh, Tara-Leigh
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4607. The objective of this community-based participatory research (CBPR) is to examine the emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual (i.e., holistic) benefits of participating in northern games for Indigenous youth. To address the research objective, two exploratory research questions will be addressed: 1) How does partic...


Examining the Relationship Between Culture, Stress, and Health in Two Canadian Inuit Communities Through Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR)
Principal Investigator: Collings, Peter F
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objective of this project is to develop a research proposal to the National Science Foundation's Arctic Social Science Program in which the communities will be Co-Investigators on the project and the research will be managed and coordinated by community members themselves. This research proposal will investigate issues of health and wellness important to community members and work to develop l...


Welcoming the “Sacred Spirit (Child): Connecting Indigenous and Western ‘ways of knowing’ to inform future policy partnerships to optimize maternal child health service delivery initiatives in remote
Principal Investigator: Thiessen, Kellie
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4496. This research study is being conducted to understand how maternity care programs and policies effect life-giving processes for individuals and communities in Northern Canadian regions. Firstly, the research team will study which maternity service delivery models are the best at supporting people to maintain health ...


Project Jewel: Using Inuvialuit ways of Knowing to Understand How On-the-Land Programming Can Foster Wellness
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017
Summary: The objective of this project is to better understand how Project Jewel’s on-the-land programming offers culturally safe and trauma and violence informed programs that meet the self-identified needs of residents of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) as the community partner in this research project will be the owner of the data and control the research p...


APPLE Schools Evaluation
Principal Investigator: Veugelers, Paulus
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: In September 2018, APPLE Schools is expanding to two schools in the NWT. The research team will conduct a baseline evaluation that will provide information about students attending these expansion schools, parents and school principals. Data obtained will be used by the schools and assigned School Health Facilitator (SHF) to help inform the development of school specific action plans. The research...


Physical Activity Monitor 2018
Principal Investigator: Myles, Richard G
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2017 2015 2014
Summary: The 2017-2018 Physical Activity Monitor (PAM), specifically, will examine physical activity levels of Canadians and will permit the comparison of activity levels over time, sport participation, and furthermore will examine physical activity and sport opportunities available in Canadian communities, such as availability, usage, and satisfaction with places to walk or bicycle, trails, green spaces, ...


Culturally Safe Falls Prevention Programs for Inuvialuit Elders
Principal Investigator: Frigault, Julia S
Licensed Year(s): 2016
Summary: This project seeks to understand the influence Inuit social determinants of health have on the likelihood of Inuvialuit Elders experiencing fall-related injuries and fatalities. It also seeks to understand the ways in which these programs can be made to be culturally safe (i.e., when a researcher or program provider ensures that participants’ experiences, as well as their influence on participants...


Cultural Meaning of Food and Food Security
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The purpose of the research is to study the meaning and experience of food and food security in Ulukhaktok. The main objectives are to: 1) document how Inuit define the concepts of "food", "food insecurity" and "health"; 2) examine patterns of country food consumption and sharing; and, 3) identify local knowledge of new species of wildlife important for subsistence. Sharing network interviews (...


HealtheSteps: Exercise and Nutrition Prescriptions to Prevent Diabetes in Rural and Remote Communities
Principal Investigator: Petrella, Robert J.
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this project are to: 1. assess the “lived-experience” of long-term participant maintenance of health behaviours acquired through completion of the HealtheSteps program through a questionnaire administered by their HealtheSteps coach; 2. collect clinical measures (height, weight, body mass index, waist circumference, and blood pressure) to inform the researchers of the success ...


Working Together to Achieve Healthier Lifestyles in Yukon and Northwest Territories' Communities
Principal Investigator: Butler Walker, Jody
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1.) to encourage and support Northerners in Yukon and Northwest Territories’ communities to follow healthier lifestyles; and, to facilitate organizations, government departments and businesses in Yukon and NWT to work in partnership together to foster healthier lifestyles in communities. The project engages organizations involved in healthy eating, a...


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