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Mark Tremblay Gives Talk at CIHR Conference
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Posted in Presentations on 21 November 2014
Stats: 53 views and No Comments Professor Mark Tremblay gave an invited presentation titled Prevention for better health: making movement a movement at the CIHR Institute for Human Development, Child and Youth Health – Innovating Child and Family Health Conference in Ottawa this week. Details of the conference are available at www.cihr.gc.ca/e/48281.html. Several delegates from CHEO… [read more]
Kristi Adamo and Jean-Philippe Chaput Recognized by University of Ottawa for Research Awards
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Posted in Awards, Events, Featured Posts on 20 November 2014
Stats: 114 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo (centre) and Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput (right) were recognized by the University of Ottawa, and it’s President Mr. Alan Rock (left) at a reception to recognize the recipients of research and teaching awards. Kristi was honored for: The W. Garfield Weston Foundation award in Obesity and Reproductive Health… [read more]
In the News: HALO Staff Assess Children’s Physical Literacy in Pembroke
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Posted in Media Coverage on 19 November 2014
Stats: 101 views and No Comments Last week, HALO staff were in Pembroke to assess the physical literacy of students at Holy Name Catholic School by using the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy. The Pembroke Daily Observer was on hand and interviewed HALO Research Assistant Stacey Alpous about the testing. From the interview: Physical literacy moves… [read more]
Dr. Patricia Longmuir Delivers Invited Talks in Chicago at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014
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Posted in Presentations on 18 November 2014
Stats: 84 views and No Comments Dr. Patricia Longmuir was in Chicago from November 15-19, 2014 to deliver two invited talks at the American Heart Association’s conference, “Scientific Sessions 2014“. Citation details are below. Longmuir, P. Reducing the Risk of Sedentary Lifestyles Among Children with Heart Problems. Scientific Sessions 2014, American Heart Association, Chicago, Illinois, Nov… [read more]
HALO Researchers Make 5 Presentations in Boston at the Obesity Society’s Annual Meeting
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Posted in Presentations on 17 November 2014
Stats: 156 views and No Comments HALO researchers traveled to Boston in November to attend and present at the Obesity Society’s Annual Meeting, which is one of the world’s largest gatherings of obesity professionals. Citation details are below: Adamo KB, Wilson S, Brett KE, Ferraro ZM, Nerenberg K, Goldfield G, Keely E, Hadjiyannakis S, Walker M.… [read more]
Widespread Misconceptions About Obesity
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Posted in Publications on 13 November 2014
Stats: 161 views and No Comments HALO researchers Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput and Dr. Zach Ferraro are authors of a commentary, “Widespread misconceptions about obesity,” that was recently published in Canadian Family Physician. Citations details and a link to the commentary are below. Jean-Philippe Chaput, Zachary M. Ferraro, Denis Prud’homme, Arya M. Sharma. Widespread misconceptions about obesity. … [read more]
Mark Tremblay Delivers Keynote Presentation in Thunder Bay
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Posted in Presentations on 7 November 2014
Stats: 141 views and No Comments HALO Director, Professor Mark Tremblay, delivered the keynote address at the Thunder Bay and District Healthy Kids Strategy Community Development Forum in Thunder Bay on November 6. Thunder Bay and District is embarking on an ambitious Healthy Kids Strategy over the coming years and near 100 community partners gathered for… [read more]
Risks and Benefits of Childhood Physical Activity
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Posted in Featured Posts, Publications on 5 November 2014
Stats: 214 views and No Comments Dr. Patricia Longmuir is lead author on a response to a recent Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology editorial, “Healthy lifestyle guidelines—are they good enough?” that was critical of the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology position stand on the benefits and risks of physical activity for children. The title of Dr. Longmuir’s… [read more]
Professor Tremblay Visits Brazil and Makes 3 Presentations
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Posted in Presentations on 3 November 2014
Stats: 189 views and No Comments Professor Mark Tremblay recently travelled to Maringa, Brazil where he presented a 3-hour workshop and provided 2 keynote presentations. Titles of the presentations are provided below: Making movement a movement: A contemporary imperative. Invited keynote address at the III Encontro Brazil Canada and I Congresso International de Tratamento da Obesidade… [read more]
HALOites Make 11 Presentations at CSEP Annual General Meeting in Newfoundland
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Posted in Presentations on 29 October 2014
Stats: 264 views and No Comments HALO researchers, staff and students were in attendance at the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology’s (CSEP) Annual General Meeting, which was held in St. John’s, Newfoundland on October 22-25. Citation details are below. Brett KE, Ferraro ZM, Wilson S, Ockenden H, Nerenberg K, Goldfield G, Keely E, Adamo KB. Associations… [read more]