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Moving a Little More Goes a Long Way, Report Finds
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Posted in Featured Posts on 24 October 2014
Stats: 63 views and No Comments Ottawa, October 24, 2014 – According to a report by The Conference Board of Canada, getting just 10 per cent of Canadian adults to sit less and move more would reduce Canada’s health care costs by $2.6 billion and inject $7.5 billion into the Canadian economy by the year 2040.… [read more]
HALO in the Spotlight at CHEO Research Institute Awards Ceremony
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Posted in Awards, Featured Posts on 23 October 2014
Stats: 63 views and No Comments It is Research Week 2014 at the CHEO Research Institute and at the Awards Ceremony last night, HALO took home multiple awards: Dr. Gary Goldfield won the award for Outstanding Research Mentor and HALO won the award for Spirit of the Research Institute. Congratulations!… [read more]
Physical Inactivity in Developing Countries
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Posted in Publications on 23 October 2014
Stats: 83 views and No Comments Dr. Richard Larouche wrote a letter to the editor, “Physical inactivity in developing countries,” that was recently published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Citation details are below. Larouche R. Physical inactivity in developing countries. CMAJ. 2014 Oct 7;186(14):1092. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.114-0071.… [read more]
Eating Behavior Traits and Sleep as Determinants of Weight Loss in Overweight and Obese Adults
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Posted in Publications on 22 October 2014
Stats: 88 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is co-author on a paper, “Eating behavior traits and sleep as determinants of weight loss in overweight and obese adults,” that was recently published in Nutrition & Diabetes. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Filiatrault ML, Chaput JP, Drapeau V, Tremblay A. Eating… [read more]
Job Posting: Research Assistant
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Posted in Careers on 22 October 2014
Stats: 103 views and No Comments POSITION/ POSTE : Research Assistant REPORTS TO / SUPERVISEURE : Dr. Mark Tremblay, Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, CHEO Research Institute SALARY / SALAIRE: Commensurate with training and experience CONTRACT/ CONTRAT: This is a contract position from December 1, 2014 until December 1, 2015. HOURS/ HEURES: Work hours… [read more]
Systematic Review of Active Transportation Research in Africa and the Psychometric Properties of Measurement Tools for Children and Youth
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Posted in Publications on 20 October 2014
Stats: 71 views and No Comments Dr. Richard Larouche, Dr. Vincent Onywera (former visiting scholar) and Dr. Mark Tremblay are co-authors on a paper, “A systematic review of active transportation research in Africa and the psychometric properties of measurement tools for children and youth,” that was recently published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and… [read more]
Dr. Cynthia Colapinto Wins 2014 Governor General’s Gold Medal in Medicine, Health Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies
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Posted in Awards, Featured Posts on 17 October 2014
Stats: 142 views and No Comments Former HALOite Dr. Cynthia Colapinto, who was recently awarded the 2014 Joseph De Koninck Prize, has also won the 2014 Governor General’s Gold Medal in Medicine, Health Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies in recognition of the most outstanding doctoral performance in these areas. The title of Dr. Colapinto’s thesis is, “Examining… [read more]
Michael Stashin Sets Out From CHEO on His 14 Marathons in 14 Days Challenge
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Posted in Events on 16 October 2014
Stats: 150 views and No Comments At 10 a.m. this morning, Michael Stashin — accompanied by HALOites — set out on his first of 14 marathons that he will be running in as many days in support of HALO and the Fun2Run program. Please visit www.14marathons.ca to learn more about what Michael is doing and to… [read more]
Michael Stashin Preparing to Run 14 Marathons in 14 Days to Draw Attention to Child Physical Inactivity
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Posted in Events, Featured Posts on 14 October 2014
Stats: 301 views and No Comments Some have a goal in life is to run a marathon, other will complete many marathons over a lifetime but on October 16th Michael Stashin will begin his challenge of running 14 Marathons in 14 Days to draw attention towards the problem of childhood inactivity and its health and social… [read more]
Dr. Cynthia Colapinto Awarded 2014 Joseph De Koninck Prize
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Posted in Awards, Featured Posts on 14 October 2014
Stats: 189 views and No Comments Congratulations to former HALOite Dr. Cynthia Colapinto who has been awarded the 2014 Joseph De Koninck Prize for the best doctoral thesis in an interdisciplinary or collaborative program. Her thesis, titled “Examining the folate status of Canadians: An analysis of the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) to assess and guide… [read more]