Article Archive for May 2011
Posted in Presentations on 28 May 2011
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Dr. Rachel Colley was in Glasgow, Scotland from May 24-27 attending the International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement, ICAMPAM 2011. Dr. Colley was presenting findings from her work on the accelerometer-measured physical activity data from the Canadian Health Measures Survey (Statistics Canada). The four presentations covered… [read more]
Posted in Events on 26 May 2011
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Congratulations to Kendra Brett (PhD student of Dr. Adamo), HALO’s latest team member to be selected to attend the Canadian Obesity Network’s Summer Obesity “Bootcamp.” Since 2006 CON-RCO and Laval University have collaborated to host Summer Obesity Boot Camps designed to transfer the latest research information to top young students… [read more]
Posted in Publications on 25 May 2011
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HALO researchers, led by Travis Saunders, published a letter to the editor today in the International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity. The publication citation is below and is available through this open access journal in pdf format.
T.J. Saunders, S.A. Prince, M.S. Tremblay. Clustering of children’s activity behaviour:… [read more]
Posted in Featured Articles on 19 May 2011
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Which is more important for weight loss and weight maintenance: diet or exercise? It’s a contentious issue in the media, among professionals and researchers working in obesity and, most of all, among Canadians seeking guidance on weight and health.
On May 12th, the Canadian Obesity Network – Réseau canadien en… [read more]
Posted in Featured Articles, Partnerships on 15 May 2011
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While at meetings in Kenya for the KIDS-CAN Research Alliance, Professor Mark Tremblay donated a trophy to the Director of Education of the Nyakach District.
The inscription reads:
Prof. Mark Tremblay Trophy
Awarded annually to the best school in Nyakach District
Healthy Active Living and Learning Award… [read more]
Posted in Publications on 13 May 2011
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Dr. Mark Tremblay has published a new paper, “Changes in the Obesity Phenotype Within Canadian Children and Adults”.
The full reference to the article is: I. Janssen, M. Shields, C.L. Craig, M.S. Tremblay. Changes in the obesity phenotype within Canadian children and adults, 1981 to 2007-2009. Obesity 2011. doi:10.1038/oby.2011.122.
ABSTRACT:… [read more]
Posted in Awards on 13 May 2011
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HALO’s own Stephanie Prince-Ware and Zach Ferraro are the recipients of Ontario Graduate Scholarships for the completion of their dissertation studies. Congratulations, Stephanie and Zach!… [read more]
Posted in Featured Articles, Knowledge Translation, Partnerships, Report Cards on 5 May 2011
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Healthy Active Kids Kenya – in partnership with Active Healthy Kids Canada, HALO and KIDS-CAN – released their inaugural physical activity report card on May 5th in Nairobi.
Both the short and long forms of the Kenyan Report Card are available for download: short form and long form.
To read… [read more]
Posted in Publications on 3 May 2011
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Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput has published a new paper, “Short Sleep Duration as a Cause of Obesity: Myth or Reality?”
The full reference to the article is: Chaput, J.P. (2011). Short sleep duration as a cause of obesity: myth or reality? Obes Rev, 12(5), e2-e3.… [read more]
Posted in Grants on 3 May 2011
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Dr. Chaput has received a CHEO Research Institute Research Grant ($30,000) for his proposal, “Sedentary time and markers of cardiometabolic risk in children and youth.” The project, with co-investigators Travis Saunders (Ph.D. candidate), Dr. Gary Goldfield, Dr. Rachel Colley, Dr. Glen Kenny and Dr. Mark Tremblay was ranked 1st out… [read more]