Author Profile:  

Biography »

Publications »

HALO Researchers Receive CHEO Research Institute Growth Award
By
Posted in Awards on 28 July 2014
Stats: 50 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]
Dr. Kristi Adamo Awarded 1 of 2 W. Garfield Weston Foundation Awards
By
Posted in Awards on 25 July 2014
Stats: 119 views and No Comments Congratulations to Dr. Kristi Adamo who, along with CHEO Research Institute Scientist Dr. Martin Holcik, were recently awarded one of two 2014 W. Garfield Weston Foundation Awards in Obesity and Reproductive Health. The project title is, “The effects of obesity on placental gene expression and fetal growth” and the objective… [read more]
Christian Lizotte Receives Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship in Science and Technology
By
Posted in Awards on 24 July 2014
Stats: 135 views and No Comments HALO MSc student Christian Lizotte has recently received a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology from the Government of Ontario. Congratulations, Christian!… [read more]
Increased Food Intake by Insufficient Sleep in Humans: Are We Jumping the Gun on the Hormonal Explanation?
By
Posted in Publications on 23 July 2014
Stats: 179 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is co-author on a paper, “Increased Food Intake by Insufficient Sleep in Humans: Are We Jumping the Gun on the Hormonal Explanation?,” that was recently published in Frontiers in Endocrinology. Citation details are below. Chaput JP, St-Onge MP. Increased Food Intake by Insufficient Sleep in Humans: Are… [read more]
No Clear Evidence That Exergames Can Prevent Obesity
By
Posted in Publications on 22 July 2014
Stats: 217 views and No Comments HALO researchers Allana LeBlanc, Dr. Richard Larouche, Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput, Dr. Gary Goldfield and Dr. Mark Tremblay are co-authors on a letter to the editor, “No Clear Evidence That Exergames Can Prevent Obesity,” that was recently published in Obesity Reviews. Citation details are below. LeBlanc AG, Larouche R, Chaput JP,… [read more]
Comparative Study of Physical Activity Patterns Among School Children in Kenya and Canada: Results from the ISCOLE Project
By
Posted in Publications on 17 July 2014
Stats: 163 views and No Comments Former HALOite Stella Muthuri along with Dr. Vincent Onywera and Dr. Mark Tremblay are co-authors on a paper, “Comparative Study of Physical Activity Patterns Among School Children in Kenya and Canada: Results from the ISCOLE Project,” that was recently published in the African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and… [read more]
Chatham Students Participant in Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy Study
By
Posted in Media Coverage on 16 July 2014
Stats: 120 views and No Comments Near the end of May, HALO researchers were in Chatham, Ontario to administer the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy among students at the Tecumseh Public School. Chatham This Week ran a front page story, “Chatham Students Part of Fitness Study,” about the study. From the story: Students in Grades 4… [read more]
Kendra Brett Receives Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship in Science and Technology
By
Posted in Awards on 15 July 2014
Stats: 176 views and No Comments HALO PhD student Kendra Brett has recently received a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology from the Government of Ontario. Congratulations, Kendra!… [read more]
Fatness Predicts Decreased Physical activity and Increased Sedentary Time
By
Posted in Publications on 14 July 2014
Stats: 131 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is c0-author on a paper, “Fatness predicts decreased physical activity and increased sedentary time, but not vice versa: support from a longitudinal study in 8- to 11-year-old children,” that was recently published in the International Journal of Obesity. Citation details and a summary of the paper are… [read more]
Dr. Richard Larouche Hired as Part-Time Professor at the University of Ottawa
By
Posted in Appointments on 9 July 2014
Stats: 182 views and No Comments HALO Post-Doctoral Fellow Dr. Richard Larouche has been hired as a part-time professor in the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Larouche will be teaching the course, “APA4713: Exercice et prévention des maladies,” during the fall semester.… [read more]