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Patterns of Movement Behaviors and Their Association with Overweight and Obesity in Youth
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Posted in Publications on 7 July 2015
Stats: 35 views and No Comments HALO affiliate investigator Dr. Valerie Carson is lead author on a paper, “Patterns of movement behaviors and their association with overweight and obesity in youth,” that was recently published in the International Journal of Public Health. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Carson V, Faulkner G,… [read more]
Are You Pregnant or Have a Child Born After May, 2009?
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Posted in Featured Posts, Opportunities on 7 July 2015
Stats: 37 views and No Comments The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is seeking volunteers to take part in an online health survey to aid in the development of a tool to evaluate certain health perceptions and behaviours during pregnancy. If you are currently pregnant or have a child born after May 2009 and you’re… [read more]
Gestational Weight Gain and Medical Outcomes of Pregnancy
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Posted in Publications on 2 July 2015
Stats: 236 views and No Comments Dr. Zach Ferraro is lead author on a paper, “Gestational weight gain and medical outcomes of pregnancy,” that has recently been published (online ahead of print) in Obstetric Medicine. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Ferraro ZM, Contador F, Tawfiq A, Adamo KB, Gaudet L. Gestational… [read more]
HALO Director Delivers Webinar for the Conference Board of Canada
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Posted in Presentations on 1 July 2015
Stats: 104 views and No Comments On June 24th, Professor Mark Tremblay delivered a 60 minute webinar titled “Are the Kids Alright? A 24-Hour Movement Guideline for Healthier Children and Youth”. This webinar is a further example of the expanding relationship between HALO and The Conference Board of Canada.… [read more]
Professor Tremblay Presents to Ottawa Public Health and Partners on the Importance of Active Outdoor Play
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Posted in Presentations on 30 June 2015
Stats: 178 views and No Comments HALO Director Mark Tremblay delivered an invited presentation on June 24th to more than 200 public health professionals and practitioners at the Nepean Sportsplex. The talk titled “Position Statement on Active Outdoor Play: A foundation of evidence to get kids outdoors” came only a couple of weeks after the release… [read more]
Providing Daily Physical Education Throughout Primary School Insufficient to Ensure That Individuals Remain Active in Midlife
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Posted in Publications on 29 June 2015
Stats: 227 views and No Comments Dr. Richard Larouche is lead author on a paper, “Daily physical education in primary school and physical activity in midlife: the Trois-Rivières study,” that was recently published in the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Larouche R, Laurencelle L,… [read more]
HALO Holds 4th Strategic Planning Retreat
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Posted in Events, Featured Posts on 26 June 2015
Stats: 168 views and No Comments On Tuesday, June 23rd, HALO researchers and staff got together for their 4th strategic planning retreat at Strathmere in North Glover, Ontario, to discuss strategic priorities for the coming years. In the above photo, attendees in the back row from left to right are: Shanna Wilson, Gary Goldfield, Pat Longmuir,… [read more]
Professor Tremblay Presents to American College of Advanced Medicine
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Posted in Presentations on 26 June 2015
Stats: 128 views and No Comments On June 16th Professor Mark Tremblay delivered an invited presentation on “Physical activity and sedentary behavior – what matters most in health maintenance” for the American College of Advanced Medicine “Functional Approaches to Treating Obesity, Practical Methods that Work” Webinar Series with participants from across the United States.… [read more]
Running Training Study: Participants Wanted
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Posted in Featured Posts, Opportunities on 25 June 2015
Stats: 563 views and No Comments An exciting opportunity to participate in research at the CHEO Research Institute!   Do you want to improve you running endurance with a novel training technique? We are studying the effects of running training in females. What is the study about? Assessing the effects of 8 weeks of running training… [read more]
HALO Director Makes Presentation for YMCA-YWCA
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Posted in Presentations on 25 June 2015
Stats: 145 views and No Comments As a celebration of the long-term collaboration HALO has had with the YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region, HALO Director Professor Mark Tremblay delivered a presentation on the “Current challenges and possible solutions for promoting healthy active living among today’s children and youth” at the 2015 YMCA-YWCA of the National… [read more]