Articles in the Publications Category

Widespread Misconceptions About Obesity
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Posted in Publications on 13 November 2014
Stats: 166 views and No Comments HALO researchers Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput and Dr. Zach Ferraro are authors of a commentary, “Widespread misconceptions about obesity,” that was recently published in Canadian Family Physician. Citations details and a link to the commentary are below. Jean-Philippe Chaput, Zachary M. Ferraro, Denis Prud’homme, Arya M. Sharma. Widespread misconceptions about obesity. … [read more]
Risks and Benefits of Childhood Physical Activity
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Posted in Featured Posts, Publications on 5 November 2014
Stats: 219 views and No Comments Dr. Patricia Longmuir is lead author on a response to a recent Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology editorial, “Healthy lifestyle guidelines—are they good enough?” that was critical of the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology position stand on the benefits and risks of physical activity for children. The title of Dr. Longmuir’s… [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: 405 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]
Physical Inactivity in Developing Countries
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Posted in Publications on 23 October 2014
Stats: 344 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: 236 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]
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: 265 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]
Do Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Cause Adverse Health Outcomes in Adults?
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Posted in Publications on 30 September 2014
Stats: 289 views and No Comments Dr. Mark Tremblay is co-author on a paper, “Do sugar-sweetened beverages cause adverse health outcomes in adults? A systematic review protocol,” that was recently published in Systematic Reviews. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Hamel C, Stevens A, Singh K, Ansari MT, Myers E, Ziegler P,… [read more]
Research Study Analyzes Best Types of Exercise for Obese Youth
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Posted in Publications on 22 September 2014
Stats: 686 views and No Comments OTTAWA, September 22, 2014 – What exercise program can best fight the “epidemic” of teen obesity? According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, it’s a combination of aerobic exercise and resistance training. The Healthy Eating Aerobic and Resistance Training in Youth (HEARTY)… [read more]
Maternal–Fetal Nutrient Transport in Pregnancy Pathologies: The Role of the Placenta
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Posted in Publications on 17 September 2014
Stats: 559 views and No Comments HALO researchers Kendra Brett, Dr. Zach Ferraro and Dr. Kristi Adamo are co-authors on a paper, “Maternal–Fetal Nutrient Transport in Pregnancy Pathologies: The Role of the Placenta,” that was recently published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Kendra Elizabeth… [read more]
Do Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Cause Adverse Health Outcomes in Children? A Systematic Review Protocol
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Posted in Publications on 15 September 2014
Stats: 20,558 views and No Comments HALO researchers Drs. Stasia Hadjiyannakis and Mark Tremblay are co-authors on a paper, “Do sugar-sweetened beverages cause adverse health outcomes in children? A systematic review protocol,” that was recently published in Systematic Reviews. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Stevens A, Hamel C, Singh K, Ansari… [read more]