LAHR is directed by Dr. Judith Chipperfield at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. This laboratory is concerned with studying different psychological factors, such as personal control beliefs, that can enhance or maintain older people's health, physical activity,
We believe this research is particularly timely and important, considering that
approximately 13% of the Canadian population is over the age of 65 and that this proportion is expected to
double by the year 2036 (Statistics Canada, 2006).
For more information on LAHR's research methods and selected research findings and publications, please see the links below.