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Ph.D. candidate Atif Kukaswadia has article published

Youth immigrating to Canada don't meet physical activity guidelines

Queen’s researcher Atif Kukaswadia examined young immigrants coming to Canada and their levels of physical activity, and discovered they are less active than Canadian youth during their first one to two years in Canada. However, within three to five years of moving to Canada, the physical activity level of most immigrants equals that of Canadian youth.