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Mental Health Study Launched

Oct 10, 2019 | Uncategorized

As part of International Mental Health Day (October 10), researchers at the University of Ottawa marked the designation by launching a new study. The study, led by Dr. Martin Camiré, targets youth high school sport participation and its association to their psychosocial development and mental health. Researchers are looking to recruit grade 11-12 student-athletes from across Canada to volunteer in the 5-year longitudinal study. The following video provides more detailed information on the simple procedure of the study. Teachers are asked to spread awareness of this study to student-athletes.

Link to access the English video online: https://vimeo.com/364838869

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