Michael Short, B.HSc., M.HSc (Candidate)
Program of Study: Master's of Health Sciences - Community Health
Institution: University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Project Title: The Association Between Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Anxiety Among Undergraduate Students in the Faculty of Health Science and Faculty of Education at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Project Background: This quantitative study approach uses data collected from the UOIT Mental Health and Wellness cross-sectional study collected in Fall 2017. Data regarding aerobic physical activity, events of muscular strengthening, time spent in sedentary behaviour, and student anxiety will be analyzed. The project
seeks to identify if associations exist between physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and student anxiety.
Project Objectives: To understand the association between aerobic physical activity, muscular strengthening, sedentary behaviour, and anxiety among undergraduate students who are enrolled in either the Faculty of Health Science or Faculty of Education.
Funding Source: Ontario Trillium Foundation.
Futures Forum - May 2017 at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology