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HALOites Make 11 Presentations at CSEP Annual General Meeting in Newfoundland
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Posted in Presentations on 29 October 2014
Stats: 87 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]
Allana LeBlanc Awarded CSEP Certified Member Presentation Award
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Posted in Awards, Featured Posts on 28 October 2014
Stats: 102 views and No Comments HALO PhD student Allana LeBlanc was recently awarded the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) Certified Member Presentation Award for 2014. She was presented the award at the CSEP Annual Scientific Conference in St. John’s Newfoundland. Congratulations, Allana, on receiving this great honour!… [read more]
Individual, Social and Physical Environmental Correlates of Sedentary Behaviours in Adults: A Systematic Review Protocol
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Posted in Publications on 27 October 2014
Stats: 118 views and No Comments Former HALOite Dr. Stephanie Prince-Ware and Dr. HALO Director Dr. Mark Tremblay are authors on a paper, “Individual, social and physical environmental correlates of sedentary behaviours in adults: a systematic review protocol,” that was recently published in Systematic Reviews. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Prince… [read more]
Moving a Little More Goes a Long Way, Report Finds
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Posted in Featured Posts on 24 October 2014
Stats: 138 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: 103 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: 148 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: 125 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: 184 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: 144 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: 176 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]