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Research Results

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Date Posted - June 17, 2016

Moms with New Babies Survey on Physical Activity – Results Summary

About this study: My name is Meghan Plotnick and I am a Dalhousie medical student conducting a study with Dr. Christy Woolcott and Dr. Helena Piccinini-Vallis. The objectives of this study are: 1) to determine whether Nova Scotian women receive advice on postpartum PA and 2) to elicit Nova Scotian women’s beliefs about PA as well as the barriers and motivators to postpartum PA.

Click the following link for preliminary results of this study: Link TBA

Questions? Please contact Meghan Plotnick (meghan.plotnick@dal.ca) or Dr. Christy Woolcott (Christy.woolcott@iwk.nshealth.ca; (902)470–7087).

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