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    by Author Publications and Reports by Year Conferences Events Contact Us Antenatal and postpartum depression in high risk women Last Updated January 16 2013 Nazeem Muhajarine PhD Co Principal Investigator Co investigator This study identifies factors that relate to depression during pregnancy This work informs the content and targeting of early intervention programs for depression during pregnancy by identifying those who are at increased risk for depression during pregnancy identifying

    Original URL path: http://www.spheru.ca/research_projects/projects/antenatalpostpartum-depression.php (2015-04-04)
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    activity levels The Smart Cities Healthy Kids team has been looking at how Saskatoon s neighbourhoods have developed over time and what design elements encourage or discourage physical activity among children They have surveyed school children about their activities and measured actual activity levels They also interviewed some children and their parents about how they feel their neighbourhood influences their activities and had the kids take pictures a process called photovoice to document what helps or hinders activities SPHERU is conducting a sister study looking at neighbourhoods and food environment led by Principal Investigator Rachel Engler Stringer of the University of Saskatchewan Goals Outcomes Combining expertise knowledge about physical activity built environment urban planning public health geography and municipal decision making will create new knowledge and apply this knowledge to local decision making and new neighbourhood development So far the team has produced reports on the active living potential for each of Saskatoon s neighbourhoods and has conducted workshops for researchers There is other information available including fact sheets and introductory videos on the built environment and food environment studies Related to the the project the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation provided a grant for a one day interactive workshop Creating

    Original URL path: http://www.spheru.ca/research_projects/projects/working-upstream-schk.php (2015-04-04)
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    to address multiple determinants of maternal and child health from personal health practices coping skills and personal capacity social and health services social support networks and community capacity By identifying and providing support to very vulnerable women who are pregnant beginning prenatally and up to six months after birth of the child CPNP aims to reduce disparities in maternal and child health outcomes Other co investigators included SPHERU s Fleur

    Original URL path: http://www.spheru.ca/research_projects/projects/canada-prenatal-nutrition.php (2015-04-04)
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    a partnership of organizations led by the Réseau Santé en français de la Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Network for Health Services in French with funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada Healthy Start is a new approach that engages directors educators cooks and parents providing resources training and ongoing support SPHERU along with researchers from across Canada is involved in an evaluation component of the initiative to monitor and assess the

    Original URL path: http://www.spheru.ca/research_projects/projects/healthy-start-r%C3%A9seau-sant%C3%A9.php (2015-04-04)
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  • SPHERU
    and Reports by Year Conferences Events Contact Us Evaluation of community support programs for individuals with cognitive disabilities and FASD Last Updated August 28 2014 Nazeem Muhajarine PhD Principal Investigator This project evaluated two initiatives to support individuals with cognitive disabilities in Saskatchewan including the Cognitive Disabilities Strategy CDS and four community based support programs Goals Outcomes The purpose of the evaluation was to describe each of these five programs

    Original URL path: http://www.spheru.ca/research_projects/projects/evaluation-of-supports-for-fasd-cognitive-disabilities.php (2015-04-04)
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    PhD Co Investigator Seasonality and Active Saskatoon Kids SASK is an obesity intervention research project that aims to measure and identify locations where physical activity occurs in Saskatoon across all seasons among children aged 10 14 years Using both a self reported activity questionnaire and accelerometers the research team will learn about children s active and sedentary activities at school at home and within the community Goals Outcomes The goal

    Original URL path: http://www.spheru.ca/research_projects/projects/seasonality-active-saskatoon-kids.php (2015-04-04)
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    role in determining their health including obesity diabetes and nutrition The Good Food Junction which opened in September 2012 is a 4 900 square foot full service not for profit grocery store containing a full range of fresh frozen and packaged foods It is located in a low income food desert neighbourhood in Saskatoon s inner city This project is led by Principal Investigators Nazeem Muhajarine and Rachel Engler Stringer

    Original URL path: http://www.spheru.ca/research_projects/projects/good-food-junction.php (2015-04-04)
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    Disorders FASD Strongest families for FASD Last Updated September 30 2013 Nazeem Muhajarine PhD Co Investigator Although the neurodevelopmental disabilities associated with FASD have been well characterized there is a significant lack of communication between families affected by FASD service delivery providers and policy makers that along with access and eligibility issues prevents the implementation of appropriate and timely treatment programs Goals Outcomes This project led by principal investigator Patrick

    Original URL path: http://www.spheru.ca/research_projects/projects/parent-training-for-challenging-behaviour_fasd.php (2015-04-04)
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