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Hélène Sinclair Awarded Member of Excellence Status with the International Association of Administrative Professionals for 6th Consecutive Year
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Posted in Awards on 27 March 2015
Stats: 56 views and No Comments 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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Posted in Publications on 26 March 2015
Stats: 99 views and No Comments 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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Posted in Publications on 25 March 2015
Stats: 108 views and No Comments 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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Posted in Publications on 23 March 2015
Stats: 123 views and No Comments 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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Posted in Publications on 19 March 2015
Stats: 116 views and No Comments 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]
Combined Physical Activity/Sedentary Behaviour Associations with Indices of Adiposity in 8- to 10-Year-Old Children
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Posted in Publications on 18 March 2015
Stats: 167 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is co-author on a paper, “Combined physical activity/sedentary behaviour associations with indices of adiposity in 8- to 10-year-old children,” that was recently published in the Journal of Physical Activity & Health. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Herman KM1, Chaput JP, Sabiston CM,… [read more]
Schools from Renfrew County Catholic District School Board Assist HALO with Two Physical Literacy Projects
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Posted in Announcements on 17 March 2015
Stats: 242 views and No Comments Beginning in the fall of 2014 and continuing into the winter of 2015, the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board (RCCDSB) has provided HALO with over 100 participants for two important physical literacy projects. Five schools from RCCDSB: Holy Name and Cathedral in Pembroke, St. John 23 in Arnprior, St.… [read more]
KidActive Assists HALO with “Putting Physical Literacy within REACH” Project
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Posted in Announcements on 16 March 2015
Stats: 162 views and No Comments Over the course of 2014 and 2015, HALO has worked closely with the staff from KidActive to recruit community leaders to participate in the “Putting Physical Literacy within REACH (Recreation, Education, Allied-Health, Coaching, Healthcare). During this project, community leaders reviewed training materials and administered newly developed physical literacy screening tasks… [read more]
Graduate School Opportunities Available in Dr. Kristi Adamo’s Research Lab
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Posted in Opportunities on 13 March 2015
Stats: 465 views and No Comments Are you interested in the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease? Would a graduate school experience in a dynamic multi-disciplinary environment be of interest to you? Do you have a strong academic background in biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or health sciences with lab experience? Would you be competitive for internal… [read more]
Active Kids, Healthy Kids – A Workshop for Parents
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Posted in Presentations on 9 March 2015
Stats: 232 views and No Comments Allana LeBlanc and Katie Gunnell recently gave a workshop for parents at Robert Hopkins Public School. The purpose of the workshop was to teach parents about the harmful effects of screen time and sedentary behavior and to teach them strategies to help motivate their children to become active and stay… [read more]