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Community Health

The following is a short listing that provides examples of work performed in the area of community health and health promotion.


  • Abbotsford inMotion
  • Healthy Abbotsford
  • RCMP Fitness and Lifestyle Division


Anderson G.S., Snodgrass J., Elliott B. Determining physical activity patterns of suburban British Columbia residents. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 98(1):70-73, 2007.

Ward, R., J. Schlenker and G.S. Anderson.  A simple method for developing percentile growth curves for height and weight. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 116(3): 246-250, 2001.

Anderson, G.S. Human morphology and temperature regulation. International Journal of Biometeorology. 43(3): 99-109, 1999.

Ward, R., R. Rempel and G.S. Anderson. Modeling dynamic skinfold compression. American Journal of Human Biology. 11(4):531-537, 1999.

Ward, R. and G.S. Anderson. Resilience of anthropometric data assembly strategies to imposed error. Sports Science. 16(8): 755 – 759, 1998.

Anderson, G.S. and I.B. Mekjavic. Passive temperature lability in circum pubertal children. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 74:404-410, 1996.

Anderson, G.S., G.S. Menielly and I.B. Mekjavic. Passive temperature lability in the elderly. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 73:278-286, 1996.

Anderson, G.S., R. Ward and I.B. Mekjavic. Gender differences in physiological reactions to thermal stress. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 71:95-101, 1995.

Anderson, G.S. and A.D. Martin. Calculated thermal conductivities and heat flux in man. Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine. 21(4): 431-441, 1994.

Anderson, G.S., S. Officer, and C. Simpson. Daily physical activity, cardio-respiratory fitness, and ponderosity in children. Journal of Physical Education & Sport Sciences. 5(3): 7-14, 1993.

Ward, R. and G.S. Anderson. An examination of the skinfold compressibility and skinfold thickness relationship. American Journal of Human Biology. 5(4): 541-548, 1993.


Anderson, G.S. and A. Vogel. How to Know When Research Findings Are Worth Sharing with Your Clients. American Council Exercise, March, 2008.

Anderson, G.S. and A. Vogel. How to Find Credible Research on the Web. American Council Exercise, May 2008.

Anderson, G.S. Body fat testing: Weighing the options. Fitness Trainer Canada. 3(4):20-23, 2003.

Anderson, G.S. and G. Wheeler. The fitness message: Changing the behaviour of unfit Canadians. Fitness Business Canada. 3(3): 10-13, 2002.

Anderson, G.S. The unfit Canadians. Fitness Business Canada. 3(2): 12-14, 2002.


Gaetz, M., J.P. Brandenburg and G.S. Anderson (2008). Changes in electroencephalographic (EEG) activity during submaximal exercise. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. 33(S1): SW34 (abstract).

Anderson, G.S. and A. Zutz (2002) Police officer back health: A pilot study. Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology. 27(Suppl):S2. (Abstract)

Jamnik, V., N. Gledhill, P. Keir, P. McFadyen, R. Neil and G. Anderson (2002). Revised assessment and interpretation of musculoskeletal fitness for the Canadian Physical Activity, Fitness and Lifestyle Appraisal (CPAFLA). Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology. 27(Suppl):S23. (Abstract)

Anderson, G.S. and D.B. Plecas (2001). Physical evidence of police officer stress. Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology. 26(5): 458. (Abstract)

Martin, A.D., T. Warren, E.C. Rhodes and G. Anderson (2000). Estimation of visceral adipose tissue and body fat in middle aged men. Medicine Science Sports & Exercise. 32(5): S86. (Abstract)

Anderson, G.S. (1999).  Body composition: Weighing the options.  Perspectives: Exercise Testing and Prescription. Paper.

Anderson, G.S. and I.B. Mekjavic (1992). The effect of aging on the core temperature thresholds for sweating and shivering. International Union of the Physiological Societies: Thermoregulation. Abstract.

Anderson, G.S., B. Elliott and J. Snodgrass. Abbotsford in motion Active Living Strategy: Baseline Review. Fraser Health Authority, Abbotsford, BC, 2004.

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Trained in exercise and occupational physiology, Dr. Anderson is a passionate educator, presenter, and applied researcher with a very diverse background in service provision for public and private sector clients.

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