The 2016 Mexican Report Card on the Physical Activity of Children and Youth was publicly released on April 6 (World Day for Physical Activity) in Guadalajara, Mexico. Professor Mark Tremblay, who mentored the Mexican team through the report card development process, attended the release and delivered a presentation titled “Global Matrix 2.0: International results from 38 countries” to position the Mexican results from a global perspective. While in Guadalajara, Professor Tremblay also gave a presentation titled “Global Matrix 2.0: International results on childhood active transportation from 38 countries” at the Il Foro Universitatrio en Actividad Fisca y Salud: Movilidad urbana no motorizada / ciciovias.
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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!