Master’s student Mike Borghese made a presentation at Heritage Public School in Navan, Ontario on November 29th. Mike informed parents of the Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for Children and Youth along with Ottawa Public Health for an hour-long presentation. Parents had a lot of questions and from all accounts the event was a success.
About The Author
March 8, 2016
The Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (HALO) was established in 2007 in response to the escalating obesity crisis and the increasing complexity of related co-morbidities. Today the HALO team consists of 17 staff (including 6 researchers), a childhood obesity clinical team (Centre for Healthy Active Living), 17 graduate students, and many community volunteers. Since its inception in 2007, HALO has received over $12 million in research funding; produced more than 520 peer-reviewed publications; has given more than 980 scholarly presentations locally, nationally and internationally; and secured more than 1.3 billion media impressions!