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Articles in the Publications Category

Lack of Sufficient Sleep is Associated With Weight Gain and Obesity
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Posted in Publications on 14 April 2014
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Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is the author of a paper, “Le manque de sommeil fait-il engraisser?,” that was recently published in Revue de l’Université de Moncton. Citations details and a summary of the paper are below.
Chaput JP. Le manque de sommeil fait-il engraisser? Revue de l’Université de Moncton, vol. 43,… [read more]

Obesity Prevention from Conception: A Workshop to Guide the Development of a Pan-Canadian Trial Targeting the Gestational Period
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Posted in Publications on 9 April 2014
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Several HALO researchers including Dr. Kristi Adamo, Sonia Jean-Philippe, Dr. Zach Ferraro and Dr. Gary Goldfield are co-authors on a paper, “Obesity Prevention from Conception: A Workshop to Guide the Development of a Pan-Canadian Trial Targeting the Gestational Period,” that was recently published in Nutrition and Metabolic Insights. Citation details… [read more]

Metabolically Healthy Overweight and Obesity
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Posted in Publications on 8 April 2014
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Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput co-wrote a letter to the editor that was recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, which is in response to a study by Kramer et al. where it is concluded that “there is no healthy pattern of increased weight.”
From the letter to the editor:
Mislabeling… [read more]

Evidence of an Overweight/Obesity Transition among School-Aged Children and Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review
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Posted in Publications on 31 March 2014
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HALO researchers (Stella Muthuri, Claire Francis, Allana LeBlanc, Dr. Vincent Onywera and Dr. Mark Tremblay) are co-authors on a paper, “Evidence of an Overweight/Obesity Transition among School-Aged Children and Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review,” that was recently published in PLos One. Citation details and a summary of the… [read more]

Is There Evidence for a Shift Away from Traditionally Active Lifestyles Among Sub-Saharan Africa’s School-Aged Children?
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Posted in Publications on 21 March 2014
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HALO researchers authored a paper that addresses this question entitled, “Temporal Trends and Correlates of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Physical Fitness among School-Aged Children in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review,” that was recently published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Citation details and a summary… [read more]

Appetite Sensations, Appetite Signaling Proteins, and Glucose in Obese Adolescents with Subclinical Binge Eating Disorder
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Posted in Publications on 20 March 2014
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Several HALO researchers (Dr. Kristi Adamo, Shanna Wilson, Dr. Zach Ferraro, Dr. Stasia Hadjiyannakis and Dr. Gary Goldfield) are co-authors on a paper, “Appetite Sensations, Appetite Signaling Proteins, and Glucose in Obese Adolescents with Subclinical Binge Eating Disorder,” that was recently published in ISRN Obesity. Citations details and a summary… [read more]

Place and Food Insecurity: A Critical Review and Synthesis of the Literature
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Posted in Publications on 17 March 2014
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Dr. Megan Carter (HALO Alumni) and Dr. Mark Tremblay (HALO Director) are co-authors on a paper, “Place and food insecurity: a critical review and synthesis of the literature,” that was recently published in Public Health Nutrition. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below.
Carter MA, Dubois L,… [read more]

Is Exergaming a Viable Tool in the Fight against Childhood Obesity?
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Posted in Publications on 12 March 2014
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Drs. Gary Goldfield, Jameason Cameron and Jean-Philippe Chaput co-authored a letter to the editor, “Is Exergaming a Viable Tool in the Fight against Childhood Obesity?,” that was recently published in the Journal of Obesity. Citation details are below along with a link to the letter.
Gary S. Goldfield, Jameason D.… [read more]

ParticipACTION Research Advisory Group Publishes Paper on Mothers’ Intentions to Support Children’s Physical Activity
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Posted in Publications on 5 March 2014
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Congratulations to Dr. Tanya Berry from the University of Alberta, and the ParticipACTION Research Advisory Group (including HALO Director Dr. Mark Tremblay), on the recent publication of their paper “Mothers’ Intentions to Support Children’s Physical Activity Related to Attention and Implicit Agreement with Advertisements” in the International Journal of Behavioral… [read more]

HALO Researchers Discuss Active Play and Sedentary Behaviour in the Ottawa Parenting Times Magazine
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Posted in Publications on 4 March 2014
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HALO research assistant Michael Borghese and PhD candidate Allana LeBlanc co-authored an article, “Healthy active living in a modern world,” that was recently published online in the Ottawa Parenting Times Magazine.
From the article:
There’s a term that’s trending in the physical activity research world – that term is active… [read more]