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Current Status and Needed Research on Video Games for Health
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Posted in Publications on 8 February 2016
Stats: and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput and HALO alumnus Dr. Allana LeBlanc are authors on a paper, “More on Current Status and Needed Research in G4H for Children-The Challenge,” that was recently published in the Games for Health Journal. Citation details are below. Chaput JP, LeBlanc AG. More on Current Status and Needed… [read more]
Drs. Larouche and Tremblay Present at Active Living Research Conference
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Posted in Presentations on 3 February 2016
Stats: and No Comments HALO Researchers Dr. Richard Larouche and Dr. Mark Tremblay made presentations at the Active Living Research Conference in Clearwater Beach, Florida on February 1st. The presentations included: Larouche R, for the ISCOLE Research Group. “Are the correlates of active school transport context-specific?: the International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and… [read more]
Dr. Katie Gunnell Publishes Book Chapter
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Posted in Publications on 2 February 2016
Stats: and No Comments Dr. Katie Gunnell contributed a chapter, “Introduction to factor analysis and structural equation modelling,” to a recently published book titled, An Introduction to Intermediate and Advanced Statistical Analyses for Sport and Exercise Scientists. Citation details and a brief description of the book are below. Gunnell, K. E., Gareau, A., &… [read more]
Stacey Alpous Presents CAPL at the Canadian Sport for Life Summit
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Posted in Presentations on 29 January 2016
Stats: and No Comments At the Canadian Sport for Life Summit held in Gatineau from January 26-28, Stacey Alpous presented the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy (CAPL) as part of panel session on physical literacy assessments in Canada.  If you would like to learn more about the CAPL, you can sign-up for our webinar… [read more]
Childhood Physical Activity Body Contact Risk: Feasibility of a Novel Technique for Objective Measurements of Impact Speed, Frequency, and Intentionality
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Posted in Publications on 28 January 2016
Stats: and No Comments Dr. Patricia Longmuir is lead author on a paper, “Childhood physical activity body contact risk: feasibility of a novel technique for objective measurements of impact speed, frequency, and intentionality,” that was recently published in Haemophilia. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Longmuir PE, Yap LA, Bravo… [read more]
Dr. Geneviève Leduc Makes Presentations on Physical Literacy and CAPL at the Canadian Sport for Life Summit
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Posted in Physical Literacy, Presentations on 27 January 2016
Stats: and No Comments At the Canadian Sport for Life Summit held in Gatineau from January 26-28, Dr. Geneviève Leduc was invited to present the French version of Canada’s Physical Literacy Consensus Statement to the French speaking delegates that came from Québec and all across Canada. One of the objectives of the meeting was… [read more]
Understanding Action Control of Parental Support Behavior for Child Physical Activity
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Posted in Publications on 25 January 2016
Stats: and No Comments HALO Director Dr. Mark Tremblay is senior author on a paper, “Understanding Action Control of Parental Support Behavior for Child Physical Activity,” that was recently published in Health Psychology. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Rhodes RE, Spence JC, Berry T, Deshpande S, Faulkner G, Latimer-Cheung… [read more]
6th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity: Call for Abstracts and Advance Notice
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Posted in Events, Featured Posts on 21 January 2016
Stats: and No Comments Call for abstracts The 6th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity provides an excellent forum for authors to present their work in an interactive setting. We are now accepting abstract submission for posters and 15-minute oral presentations. Please submit your abstract online. … [read more]
Moderate-Intensity Exercise Provides Better Effect on Energy Balance Than an Isoenergetic Hour of Active Video Gaming
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Posted in Publications on 19 January 2016
Stats: and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput and HALO alumnus Dr. David Thivel are among the authors on a paper, “Food intake response to exercise and active video gaming in adolescents: effect of weight status,” that was recently published in The British Journal of Nutrition. Citation details and a summary of the paper are… [read more]
Investigation of New Correlates of Physical Literacy in Children
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Posted in Publications on 18 January 2016
Stats: and No Comments HALO alumnus Christian Lizotte is lead author on a paper, “Investigation of New Correlates of Physical Literacy in Children,” that was recently published in Health Behavior and Policy Review. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Lizotte C, Larouche R, LeBlanc AG, Longmuir PE, Tremblay MS, Chaput… [read more]