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Independent Effect of Type 2 Diabetes Beyond Characteristic Comorbidities and Medications on Immediate But Not Continued Knee Extensor Exercise Hyperemia
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Posted in Publications on 28 August 2015
Stats: 76 views and No Comments Dr. Veronica Poitras is lead author on a paper, “Independent effect of type 2 diabetes beyond characteristic comorbidities and medications on immediate but not continued knee extensor exercise hyperemia,” that was recently published in the Journal of Applied Physiology. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Poitras… [read more]
Dr. Katie Gunnell In The News
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Posted in Media Coverage on 27 August 2015
Stats: 78 views and No Comments In July, CBC News ran a story, “Team sports give young children a boost in class” that discussed a study which found that “children who played structured sports with a coach in kindergarten were better able to follow instructions and stay focused in the classroom when they reached fourth grade”.… [read more]
HALO Investigators Play a Significant Role in Journal’s Increasing Impact
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Posted in Featured Posts, Publications on 26 August 2015
Stats: 262 views and No Comments The journal Pediatric Obesity just released their new impact factor, which increased from 3.0 to 4.6. HALO investigators played a significant role in this increase with 2 of the top 10 most cited papers from the last 3 years being authored by them (see highlighted text below). Congratulations to Drs.… [read more]
Christian Lizotte Successfully Defends MSc Thesis
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Posted in Announcements on 25 August 2015
Stats: 87 views and No Comments HALO MSc student Christian Lizotte (supervisor: Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput) successfully defended his Master’s thesis on July 2nd. Congratulations, Christian!… [read more]
Screen Time is Independently Associated with Health-Related Quality of Life in Overweight and Obese Adolescents
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Posted in Publications on 24 August 2015
Stats: 311 views and No Comments Dr. Gary Goldfield is lead author on a paper, “Screen time is independently associated with health-related quality of life in overweight and obese adolescents,” that was recently published in Acta Paediatrica. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Goldfield GS, Cameron JD, Murray M, Maras D, Wilson… [read more]
Taru Manyanga Awarded Graduate Scholarship
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Posted in Awards on 21 August 2015
Stats: 123 views and No Comments Taru Manyanga, a PhD candidate with HALO, has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology ($15,000/year), which also comes with a University of Ottawa Excellence Scholarship. Congratulations, Taru!… [read more]
Allana LeBlanc Named to Canadian Obesity Network Executive Committee
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Posted in Appointments on 20 August 2015
Stats: 151 views and No Comments HALO PhD student Allana LeBlanc was just named to the Canadian Obesity Network (CON) Student and Young Professional National Executive Committee as Science Committee Representative for the 2015-2016 term. The Canadian Obesity Network is the largest Obesity network in the world. The 2015/2016 CON-SNP Executive Committee will play an integral… [read more]
The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy: Methods for Children in Grades 4 to 6 (8 to 12 years)
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Posted in Publications on 19 August 2015
Stats: 135 views and No Comments Dr. Patricia Longmuir is lead author on a paper, “The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy: methods for children in grades 4 to 6 (8 to 12 years),” that was recently published in BMC Public Health. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Longmuir PE, Boyer C, Lloyd… [read more]
Dr. Katie Gunnell Makes Presentation in Bern, Switzerland
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Posted in Presentations on 18 August 2015
Stats: 162 views and No Comments Last month, Katie Gunnell presented at the 14th European Congress of Sport Psychology in Bern, Switzerland. In the presentation, Katie and colleagues examined participants from the REAL study (Research on Eating and Adolescent Lifestyles) to determine  if screen time and physical activity predicted symptoms of anxiety over time in adolescents.… [read more]
Graduate Students Wanted: CIHR-Funded Research Project on Maternal Physical Activity and Placenta Biology
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Posted in Featured Posts, Grants on 17 August 2015
Stats: 420 views and No Comments Research Scientist Dr. Kristi Adamo was recently awarded a 5-year operating grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study the relationship between maternal physical activity and placenta biology. The value of the grant is $833,864. Citation details and a summary of the grant are below. TITLE: Does maternal… [read more]