Articles in the Publications Category

Prenatal Physical Activity and Diet Composition Affect the Expression of Nutrient Transporters and mTOR Signaling Molecules in the Human Placenta
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Posted in Publications on 18 December 2014
Stats: 47 views and No Comments PhD student Kendra Brett is lead author on a paper, “Prenatal physical activity and diet composition affect the expression of nutrient transporters and mTOR signaling molecules in the human placenta,” that was recently published in Placenta. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. K.E. Brett, Z.M. Ferraro,… [read more]
Diabetes Risk Increased Between Spouses
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Posted in Publications on 11 December 2014
Stats: 214 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput authored a commentary, “Diabetes risk increased between spouses,” that was recently published in Evidence-Based Nursing. Citation details are below along with a link to the full commentary. Chaput JP. Diabetes risk increased between spouses. Evid Based Nurs doi:10.1136/eb-2014-101784 Click here to read the commentary in full for… [read more]
Importance of All Movement Behaviors in a 24 Hour Period for Overall Health
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Posted in Publications on 8 December 2014
Stats: 171 views and No Comments Drs. Jean-Philippe Chaput, Val Carson, Casey Gray and Mark Tremblay are co-authors on a paper, “Importance of All Movement Behaviors in a 24 Hour Period for Overall Health,” that was recently published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Citation details and a summary of the paper… [read more]
Does What Children Watch on TV While Eating Influence how Much they Eat?
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Posted in Publications on 3 December 2014
Stats: 505 views and No Comments HALO MSc student Greg Traversy is first-author on the paper, “Consuming More than Just Stories: Does What Children Watch on TV While Eating Influence how Much they Eat?,” that was recently published in The Open Obesity Journal. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Gregory P. Traversy,… [read more]
There May Be True Differences in Erythrocyte Folate Concentrations Between the Canadian and American Populations in the Post-Fortification Era
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Posted in Publications on 2 December 2014
Stats: 257 views and No Comments Former HALOite Dr. Cynthia Colapinto and HALO Director Dr. Mark Tremblay are authors on the paper, “The direction of the difference between Canadian and American erythrocyte folate concentrations is dependent on the assay method employed: a comparison of the Canadian Health Measures Survey and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey,”… [read more]
Optimism, Pessimism, and Coping in a Dual-Domain Model of Sport and School Satisfaction
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Posted in Publications on 28 November 2014
Stats: 206 views and No Comments Dr. Katie Gunnell is an author on the paper, “Optimism, Pessimism, and Coping in a Dual-Domain Model of Sport and School Satisfaction,” that was recently published in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Gaudreau, Patrick; Gunnell, Katie E.; Hoar, Sharleen D.;… [read more]
Change in Sleep Duration and Proposed Dietary Risk Factors for Obesity in Danish School Children
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Posted in Publications on 26 November 2014
Stats: 197 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is an author on the paper, “Change in sleep duration and proposed dietary risk factors for obesity in Danish school children,” that was recently published in Pediatric Obesity. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Hjorth MF, Quist JS, Andersen R, Michaelsen KF, Tetens… [read more]
Widespread Misconceptions About Obesity
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Posted in Publications on 13 November 2014
Stats: 312 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: 413 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: 674 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]