Hélène Sinclair Awarded Member of Excellence Status with the International Association of Administrative Professionals for 6th Consecutive Year
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[27 Mar 2015| No Comment] Congratulations to HALOite Hélène Sinclair, CAP-OM-TA, on meeting the Pathways to Excellence requirements and becoming a Member of Excellence with the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) for the sixth consecutive year.  … [read more]
Knowledge and Awareness of Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines: A Synthesis of Existing Evidence
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[26 Mar 2015| No Comment] Allana LeBlanc and Dr. Mark Tremblay are authors on a paper, “Knowledge and awareness of Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines: a synthesis of existing evidence,” that was recently published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Allana G LeBlanc,… [read more]
An Integrative Analytical Framework for Understanding the Effects of Autonomous and Controlled Motivation
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[25 Mar 2015| No Comment] Dr. Katie Gunnell is co-author on a paper, “An integrative analytical framework for understanding the effects of autonomous and controlled motivation,” that was recently published in Personality and Individual Differences. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Jennifer Brunet, Katie E. Gunnell, Patrick Gaudreau, Catherine M. Sabiston.… [read more]
Children After Fontan have Strength and Body Composition Similar to Healthy Peers and Can Successfully Participate in Daily Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity
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[23 Mar 2015| No Comment] Dr. Patricia Longmuir is lead author on a paper, “Children After Fontan have Strength and Body Composition Similar to Healthy Peers and Can Successfully Participate in Daily Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity,” that was recently published in Pediatric Cardiology. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Longmuir PE, Corey… [read more]
Improving Wear Time Compliance with a 24-Hour Waist-Worn Accelerometer Protocol
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[19 Mar 2015| No Comment] Drs. Jean-Philippe Chaput and Mark Tremblay are co-authors on a paper, “Improving wear time compliance with a 24-hour waist-worn accelerometer protocol in the International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE),” that was recently published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Citation details and… [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

The Development of the Canadian 24 Hour Movement Behaviour Guidelines for Children and Youth
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[12 Dec 2014| No Comment] The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP), in partnership with HALO, the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Conference Board of Canada are leading the development of the Canadian 24 Hour Movement Behaviour Guidelines for Children and Youth. Twenty-nine researchers and knowledge users came from all corners of the… [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]

// Awards

Hélène Sinclair Awarded Member of Excellence Status with the International Association of Administrative Professionals for 6th Consecutive Year
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[27 Mar 2015| No Comment] Congratulations to HALOite Hélène Sinclair, CAP-OM-TA, on meeting the Pathways to Excellence requirements and becoming a Member of Excellence with the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) for the sixth consecutive year.  … [read more]

// Awards

Jennifer Ham Gets UROP Award to Work at HALO
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[16 Dec 2014| No Comment] University of Ottawa student Jennifer Ham was just awarded an Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program grant to work with Drs. Pat Longmuir and Mark Tremblay in the HALO group at the CHEO Research Institute. Jennifer’s research experience will involve assisting with a systematic review of the type and prevalence of mental… [read more]