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Dr. Cynthia Colapinto Accepts Position at Health Canada
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Posted in Appointments on 18 August 2014
Stats: 94 views and No Comments Congratulations to former HALOite Dr. Cynthia Colapinto who has accepted a position as a Nutrition Advisor in the Office of Nutrition Policy and Promotion at Health Canada. The position begins August 19th, 2014.… [read more]
The CANadian Pediatric Weight Management Registry (CANPWR)
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Posted in Publications on 15 August 2014
Stats: 153 views and No Comments HALO researchers Dr. Annick Buchholz and Dr. Mark Tremblay are co-authors on a paper, “The CANadian Pediatric Weight Management Registry (CANPWR): Study protocol,” that was recently published in BMC Pediatrics. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Katherine M Morrison, Samah Damanhoury, Annick Buchholz, Jean-Pierre Chanoine, Marie… [read more]
Low Physical Activity Level and Short Sleep Duration Are Associated with an Increased Cardio-Metabolic Risk Profile in 8-11 Year Old Danish Children
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Posted in Publications on 14 August 2014
Stats: 125 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is a co-author on a paper, “Low Physical Activity Level and Short Sleep Duration Are Associated with an Increased Cardio-Metabolic Risk Profile: A Longitudinal Study in 8-11 Year Old Danish Children,” that was recently published in PLoS One. Citation details and a summary of the paper are… [read more]
Sleep Patterns, Diet Quality and Energy Balance
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Posted in Publications on 13 August 2014
Stats: 126 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput authored a review paper, “Sleep patterns, diet quality and energy balance,” that was recently published in Physiology & Behavior. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Chaput JP. Sleep patterns, diet quality and energy balance. Physiol Behav. 2014 Jul;134C:86-91. ABSTRACT: There is increasing evidence… [read more]
Activity Begins in Childhood (ABC) – Inspiring Healthy Active Behaviour in Preschoolers
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Posted in Publications on 12 August 2014
Stats: 147 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo is lead author on a paper, “Activity Begins in Childhood (ABC) – inspiring healthy active behaviour in preschoolers: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial,” that was recently published in Trials. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Adamo KB, Barrowman N, Naylor… [read more]
Independent and Combined Associations of Total Sedentary Time and Television Viewing Time with Food Intake Patterns of 9- to 11-Year-Old Canadian Children
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Posted in Publications on 11 August 2014
Stats: 128 views and No Comments Former HALOite Michael Borghese is lead author on a paper, “Independent and combined associations of total sedentary time and television viewing time with food intake patterns of 9- to 11-year-old Canadian children,” that was recently published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. Citation details and a summary of the paper… [read more]
HALO Researchers Receive CHEO Research Institute Growth Award
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Posted in Awards on 28 July 2014
Stats: 215 views and No Comments Congratulations to HALO researchers Dr. Kristi Adamo, PhD student Kendra Brett and Dr. Zach Ferraro as well as CHEO Research Institute Scientist Dr. Martin holcik on being recently awarded a CHEO Research Institute Growth Award for their project, “Does regular physical activity during pregnancy effect placental gene expression?” A summary… [read more]
Dr. Kristi Adamo Awarded 1 of 2 W. Garfield Weston Foundation Awards
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Posted in Awards on 25 July 2014
Stats: 265 views and No Comments Congratulations to Dr. Kristi Adamo who, along with CHEO Research Institute Scientist Dr. Martin Holcik, were recently awarded one of two 2014 W. Garfield Weston Foundation Awards in Obesity and Reproductive Health. The project title is, “The effects of obesity on placental gene expression and fetal growth” and the objective… [read more]
Christian Lizotte Receives Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship in Science and Technology
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Posted in Awards on 24 July 2014
Stats: 288 views and No Comments HALO MSc student Christian Lizotte has recently received a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology from the Government of Ontario. Congratulations, Christian!… [read more]
Increased Food Intake by Insufficient Sleep in Humans: Are We Jumping the Gun on the Hormonal Explanation?
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Posted in Publications on 23 July 2014
Stats: 333 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is co-author on a paper, “Increased Food Intake by Insufficient Sleep in Humans: Are We Jumping the Gun on the Hormonal Explanation?,” that was recently published in Frontiers in Endocrinology. Citation details are below. Chaput JP, St-Onge MP. Increased Food Intake by Insufficient Sleep in Humans: Are… [read more]