Week 2023


Dr. Leigh Vanderloo

Scientific Director, ParticipACTION

November 25, 2022 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The impact of physical activity on brain health: Leveraging movement for more productive and less stressful workdays

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Dr. Vanderloo received her PhD in Health Promotion from the University of Western Ontario in 2016. Her area of research focuses on the objective measurement of physical activity and sedentary time, and how these behaviours impact physical, mental, and social well-being. Currently, Dr. Vanderloo is working as the Scientific Director at ParticipACTION and is also a Research Fellow at SickKids Hospital in Toronto, where her research examines the association between movement behaviours and various health outcomes in young children.

Dr. Leigh Vanderloo