HALO PhD candidate Taru Manyanga and HALO Director Mark Tremblay presented a symposium along with Tarun Katapally (University of Regina) and Jan Seghers (LU Leuven, Belgium) at the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Meeting in Victoria, B.C. The symposium was titled “Global Matrix 2.0: Insights from Report Card Grades on the Physical Activity of Children and Youth from Low-, Middle-, and High-income Countries”. Details on the ISBNPA Conference are available at www.isbnpa.org/index.php?r=annualMeeting/index.
About The Author
November 22, 2012
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 5 researchers), a childhood obesity clinical team (Centre for Healthy Active Living), 16 graduate students, trainees, undergraduate students, and many community volunteers. Since its inception in 2007, HALO has received over $14.5 million in research funding; produced more than 600 peer-reviewed publications; has given more than 1050 scholarly presentations locally, nationally and internationally; and secured more than 1.5 billion media impressions!