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Eating Behavior Traits and Sleep as Determinants of Weight Loss in Overweight and Obese Adults
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Posted in Publications on 22 October 2014
Stats: 43 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is co-author on a paper, “Eating behavior traits and sleep as determinants of weight loss in overweight and obese adults,” that was recently published in Nutrition & Diabetes. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Filiatrault ML, Chaput JP, Drapeau V, Tremblay A. Eating… [read more]
Job Posting: Research Assistant
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Posted in Careers on 22 October 2014
Stats: 46 views and No Comments POSITION/ POSTE : Research Assistant REPORTS TO / SUPERVISEURE : Dr. Mark Tremblay, Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, CHEO Research Institute SALARY / SALAIRE: Commensurate with training and experience CONTRACT/ CONTRAT: This is a contract position from December 1, 2014 until December 1, 2015. HOURS/ HEURES: Work hours… [read more]
Systematic Review of Active Transportation Research in Africa and the Psychometric Properties of Measurement Tools for Children and Youth
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Posted in Publications on 20 October 2014
Stats: 47 views and No Comments Dr. Richard Larouche, Dr. Vincent Onywera (former visiting scholar) and Dr. Mark Tremblay are co-authors on a paper, “A systematic review of active transportation research in Africa and the psychometric properties of measurement tools for children and youth,” that was recently published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and… [read more]
Dr. Cynthia Colapinto Wins 2014 Governor General’s Gold Medal in Medicine, Health Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies
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Posted in Awards, Featured Posts on 17 October 2014
Stats: 108 views and No Comments Former HALOite Dr. Cynthia Colapinto, who was recently awarded the 2014 Joseph De Koninck Prize, has also won the 2014 Governor General’s Gold Medal in Medicine, Health Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies in recognition of the most outstanding doctoral performance in these areas. The title of Dr. Colapinto’s thesis is, “Examining… [read more]
Michael Stashin Sets Out From CHEO on His 14 Marathons in 14 Days Challenge
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Posted in Events on 16 October 2014
Stats: 124 views and No Comments At 10 a.m. this morning, Michael Stashin — accompanied by HALOites — set out on his first of 14 marathons that he will be running in as many days in support of HALO and the Fun2Run program. Please visit www.14marathons.ca to learn more about what Michael is doing and to… [read more]
Michael Stashin Preparing to Run 14 Marathons in 14 Days to Draw Attention to Child Physical Inactivity
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Posted in Events, Featured Posts on 14 October 2014
Stats: 275 views and No Comments Some have a goal in life is to run a marathon, other will complete many marathons over a lifetime but on October 16th Michael Stashin will begin his challenge of running 14 Marathons in 14 Days to draw attention towards the problem of childhood inactivity and its health and social… [read more]
Dr. Cynthia Colapinto Awarded 2014 Joseph De Koninck Prize
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Posted in Awards, Featured Posts on 14 October 2014
Stats: 159 views and No Comments Congratulations to former HALOite Dr. Cynthia Colapinto who has been awarded the 2014 Joseph De Koninck Prize for the best doctoral thesis in an interdisciplinary or collaborative program. Her thesis, titled “Examining the folate status of Canadians: An analysis of the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) to assess and guide… [read more]
Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card is on the move
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Posted in Announcements, Featured Posts on 3 October 2014
Stats: 297 views and No Comments TORONTO, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 – Dr. Angelo Belcastro, Chair of Active Healthy Kids Canada, and Elio Antunes, President and CEO of ParticipACTION, are pleased to announce that both organizations have made a strategic decision to turn leadership of the Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card over to ParticipACTION, a long-standing… [read more]
Dr. Kristi Adamo Makes Two Presentations in Tennessee
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Posted in Presentations on 2 October 2014
Stats: 2,485 views and No Comments In September, Research Scientist Dr. Kristi Adamo made 2 presentations at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Citation details are below: The link between maternal health behaviours and downstream child health. Promoting Healthy Weight 2.0 colloquium. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, Sept 19 2014. Physical Activity in the Early Years;… [read more]
Do Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Cause Adverse Health Outcomes in Adults?
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Posted in Publications on 30 September 2014
Stats: 218 views and No Comments Dr. Mark Tremblay is co-author on a paper, “Do sugar-sweetened beverages cause adverse health outcomes in adults? A systematic review protocol,” that was recently published in Systematic Reviews. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Hamel C, Stevens A, Singh K, Ansari MT, Myers E, Ziegler P,… [read more]