Christian Lizotte Receives Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship in Science and Technology
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[24 Jul 2014| No Comment] HALO MSc student Christian Lizotte has recently received a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology from the Government of Ontario. Congratulations, Christian!… [read more]
Increased Food Intake by Insufficient Sleep in Humans: Are We Jumping the Gun on the Hormonal Explanation?
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[23 Jul 2014| No Comment] Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is co-author on a paper, “Increased Food Intake by Insufficient Sleep in Humans: Are We Jumping the Gun on the Hormonal Explanation?,” that was recently published in Frontiers in Endocrinology. Citation details are below. Chaput JP, St-Onge MP. Increased Food Intake by Insufficient Sleep in Humans: Are… [read more]
No Clear Evidence That Exergames Can Prevent Obesity
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[22 Jul 2014| No Comment] HALO researchers Allana LeBlanc, Dr. Richard Larouche, Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput, Dr. Gary Goldfield and Dr. Mark Tremblay are co-authors on a letter to the editor, “No Clear Evidence That Exergames Can Prevent Obesity,” that was recently published in Obesity Reviews. Citation details are below. LeBlanc AG, Larouche R, Chaput JP,… [read more]
Comparative Study of Physical Activity Patterns Among School Children in Kenya and Canada: Results from the ISCOLE Project
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[17 Jul 2014| No Comment] Former HALOite Stella Muthuri along with Dr. Vincent Onywera and Dr. Mark Tremblay are co-authors on a paper, “Comparative Study of Physical Activity Patterns Among School Children in Kenya and Canada: Results from the ISCOLE Project,” that was recently published in the African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and… [read more]
Chatham Students Participant in Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy Study
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[16 Jul 2014| No Comment] Near the end of May, HALO researchers were in Chatham, Ontario to administer the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy among students at the Tecumseh Public School. Chatham This Week ran a front page story, “Chatham Students Part of Fitness Study,” about the study. From the story: Students in Grades 4… [read more]

// Report Cards

Canadian Kids Need to be Active Throughout the Day, in Every Way
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[20 May 2014| No Comment] French Release OTTAWA (ONTARIO) MAY 20, 2014 – The Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (HALO) supports the 2014 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth, released today by Active Healthy Kids Canada and its strategic partners, ParticipACTION and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research… [read more]

// Report Cards

Kenya Releases Their 2014 Report Card On The Physical Activity and Body Weight Of Children And Youth
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[7 Apr 2014| No Comment] Kenya’s 2014 Report Card on the Physical Activity and Body Weight of Children and Youth was released by Dr.Vincent Onywera (a former visiting scholar to HALO and member of the KIDS-CAN Research Alliance) on Friday 4th April 2014 at 10:00 a.m at Kenyatta University, Kenya. The colorful ceremony was graced… [read more]

// Guidelines

Children Four and Under Should Move More, Sit Less and Avoid Screens
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[27 Mar 2012| No Comment] Click here to read the French release. TORONTO (ONTARIO) March 27, 2012 – Children aged four and under should move more and sit less every day as recommended by the first-ever Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for the Early Years. All children aged one to four should accumulate… [read more]

// Guidelines

Cutting Down on Sitting Down: The World’s First Evidence-Based Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines Released
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[15 Feb 2011| One Comment] TORONTO (ONTARIO) FEBRUARY 15, 2011 – The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology’s (CSEP) Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for Children and Youth are the first, systematic evidence-based sedentary behaviour guidelines in the world. The Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines provide recommendations to Canadian children and youth on limiting sedentary behaviour during discretionary… [read more]

// Awards

Christian Lizotte Receives Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship in Science and Technology
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[24 Jul 2014| No Comment] HALO MSc student Christian Lizotte has recently received a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology from the Government of Ontario. Congratulations, Christian!… [read more]

// Awards

Kendra Brett Receives Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship in Science and Technology
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[15 Jul 2014| No Comment] HALO PhD student Kendra Brett has recently received a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology from the Government of Ontario. Congratulations, Kendra!… [read more]