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Dr. Katie Gunnell to Join HALO in September as a HALO New Investigator
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Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Featured Posts on 25 August 2014
Stats: 365 views and No Comments Dr. Katie Gunnell will be joining HALO on September 22 as a New Investigator with 3 years of funding provided by The Lawson Foundation and the CHEO Foundation. Dr. Gunnell completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Kinesiology at Brock University. She received her Doctor of Philosophy in Sport and… [read more]
Dr. Kristi Adamo’s Research Featured in Today’s Parent
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Posted in Media Coverage on 22 August 2014
Stats: 157 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo’s research on gestational weight gain was featured in a story, “Pregnancy weight gain: How much is normal?,” that was recently published in Today’s Parent. From the story: Kristi Adamo, the paper’s lead author, a professor of paediatrics and a research scientist with the Healthy Active Living and… [read more]
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Position Stand: Benefit and Risk for Promoting Childhood Physical Activity
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Posted in Featured Posts, Publications on 21 August 2014
Stats: 165 views and No Comments HALO researchers Dr. Patricia Longmuir and Dr. Mark Tremblay along with other researchers including former HALOite Dr. Rachel Colley authored a paper, “Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology position stand: Benefit and risk for promoting childhood physical activity,” that was recently published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Citation details and… [read more]
Dr. Cynthia Colapinto Accepts Position at Health Canada
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Posted in Appointments on 18 August 2014
Stats: 192 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: 279 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: 197 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: 210 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: 193 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: 193 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: 320 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]