HALOites Make 11 Presentations at CSEP Annual General Meeting in Newfoundland
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[29 Oct 2014| No Comment] HALO researchers, staff and students were in attendance at the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology’s (CSEP) Annual General Meeting, which was held in St. John’s, Newfoundland on October 22-25. Citation details are below. Brett KE, Ferraro ZM, Wilson S, Ockenden H, Nerenberg K, Goldfield G, Keely E, Adamo KB. Associations… [read more]
Individual, Social and Physical Environmental Correlates of Sedentary Behaviours in Adults: A Systematic Review Protocol
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[27 Oct 2014| No Comment] Former HALOite Dr. Stephanie Prince-Ware and Dr. HALO Director Dr. Mark Tremblay are authors on a paper, “Individual, social and physical environmental correlates of sedentary behaviours in adults: a systematic review protocol,” that was recently published in Systematic Reviews. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Prince… [read more]
Physical Inactivity in Developing Countries
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[23 Oct 2014| No Comment] Dr. Richard Larouche wrote a letter to the editor, “Physical inactivity in developing countries,” that was recently published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Citation details are below. Larouche R. Physical inactivity in developing countries. CMAJ. 2014 Oct 7;186(14):1092. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.114-0071.… [read more]
Eating Behavior Traits and Sleep as Determinants of Weight Loss in Overweight and Obese Adults
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[22 Oct 2014| No Comment] Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is co-author on a paper, “Eating behavior traits and sleep as determinants of weight loss in overweight and obese adults,” that was recently published in Nutrition & Diabetes. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Filiatrault ML, Chaput JP, Drapeau V, Tremblay A. Eating… [read more]
Job Posting: Research Assistant
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[22 Oct 2014| No Comment] POSITION/ POSTE : Research Assistant REPORTS TO / SUPERVISEURE : Dr. Mark Tremblay, Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, CHEO Research Institute SALARY / SALAIRE: Commensurate with training and experience CONTRACT/ CONTRAT: This is a contract position from December 1, 2014 until December 1, 2015. HOURS/ HEURES: Work hours… [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

Allana LeBlanc Awarded CSEP Certified Member Presentation Award
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[28 Oct 2014| No Comment] HALO PhD student Allana LeBlanc was recently awarded the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) Certified Member Presentation Award for 2014. She was presented the award at the CSEP Annual Scientific Conference in St. John’s Newfoundland. Congratulations, Allana, on receiving this great honour!… [read more]

// Awards

HALO in the Spotlight at CHEO Research Institute Awards Ceremony
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[23 Oct 2014| No Comment] It is Research Week 2014 at the CHEO Research Institute and at the Awards Ceremony last night, HALO took home multiple awards: Dr. Gary Goldfield won the award for Outstanding Research Mentor and HALO won the award for Spirit of the Research Institute. Congratulations!… [read more]