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A Model for Presenting Accelerometer Paradata in Large Studies: ISCOLE
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Posted in Publications on 29 April 2015
Stats: 80 views and No Comments Dr. Mark Tremblay and Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput are authors on a paper, “A model for presenting accelerometer paradata in large studies: ISCOLE,” that was recently published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Catrine Tudor-Locke, Emily F… [read more]
Greg Traversy Awarded Ontario Graduate Scholarship and University of Ottawa Excellence Scholarship
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Posted in Awards on 23 April 2015
Stats: 204 views and No Comments M.Sc. candidate Greg Traversy (advisor: Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput) recently received notification that he will be the recipient of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) as well as an Excellence scholarship from the University of Ottawa. The OGS is for full-time graduate students at the master’s or doctoral levels and provides $5,000… [read more]
Identifying Children’s Nocturnal Sleep Using 24-Hour Waist Accelerometry
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Posted in Publications on 21 April 2015
Stats: 177 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput and Dr. Geneviève Leduc are co-authors on a paper, “Identifying Children’s Nocturnal Sleep Using 24-h Waist Accelerometry,” that was recently published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Barreira TV, Schuna JM Jr, Mire EF, Katzmarzyk… [read more]
Dr. Richard Larouche Makes Presentation in Washington, DC
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Posted in Presentations on 20 April 2015
Stats: 152 views and No Comments Dr. Richard Larouche presented his research in a joint conference of the Transportation Research Board and the American College of Sports Medicine at the National Academies of Science in Washington, DC. The conference “Moving Active Transportation to Higher Ground: Opportunities for Accelerating the Assessment of Health Impacts” brought together researchers… [read more]
HALO Researcher Makes Presentation in Australia
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Posted in Presentations on 15 April 2015
Stats: 178 views and No Comments On April 13th, PhD student Justin Lang presented at the 2015 ACHPER (Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation) conference in Adelaide, South Australia. Justin’s presentation was titled “Feasibility of the CAPL obstacle course to assess movement skill proficiency in children.”  … [read more]
Dr. Katie Gunnell Makes Presentation at CHEORI Education Seminar Series
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Posted in Presentations on 14 April 2015
Stats: 209 views and No Comments On April 10th, Dr. Katie Gunnell gave a presentation at the CHEO Research Institute Education Seminar Series. The title of her presentation was “Psychological mechanisms of change and their impact on physical activity and well-being: Practical implications and considerations for analyzing change” and the learning objectives were: Understand the theoretical… [read more]
Emily Ertel and Jennifer Ham Represent HALO at the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Symposium
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Posted in Events on 13 April 2015
Stats: 188 views and No Comments Congratulations to Emily Ertel and Jennifer Ham for representing HALO on April 2 at the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) poster presentations at the University of Ottawa. Emily presented data on the motor development of toddlers with cardiac conditions and innocent murmurs. Jennifer presented a systematic review of mental health… [read more]
Aidan Gribbon Successfully Defends His MSc Thesis
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Posted in Events on 10 April 2015
Stats: 178 views and No Comments Last Thursday morning, MSc candidate Aidan Gribbon successfully defended his Master’s thesis titled, “Active Video Games and Energy Balance in Male Adolescents.” Aidan’s supervisor was Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput. Congratulations, Aidan!… [read more]
Mark Tremblay Appointed Visiting Professor of Southwest University in China
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Posted in Presentations on 9 April 2015
Stats: 203 views and No Comments On a recent visit to China, HALO Director, Professor Mark Tremblay was appointed as Visiting Professor at Southwest University in Chong Qing, China. While on campus recently Professor Tremblay delivered an invited lecture and provided a demonstration of the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy. Research discussions were also held with… [read more]
Opinion Survey for Canada’s Physical Literacy Consensus Statement
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Posted in Announcements on 8 April 2015
Stats: 349 views and No Comments As a practitioner or researcher whose work is in some way connected with physical literacy and/or the promotion of physical activity, sport and recreation, you are being invited to participate in a survey soliciting your opinion on a draft of Canada’s Physical Literacy Consensus Statement. Increasing interest in physical literacy… [read more]