Articles in the Publications Category

Maternal, Paternal, and Societal Efforts Are Needed to “Cure” Childhood Obesity
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Posted in Publications on 6 April 2015
Stats: 343 views and No Comments Dr. Zach Ferraro and Dr. Kristi Adamo have written a response to a recent hypothesis that was put forward suggesting that maternal inactivity is the main factor causing child obesity. The response titled, “Maternal, Paternal, and Societal Efforts Are Needed to ‘Cure’ Childhood Obesity,” was recently published in Mayo Clinic… [read more]
Correlates of Objectively Measured Sedentary Time and Self-Reported Screen Time in Canadian Children
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Posted in Publications on 3 April 2015
Stats: 148 views and No Comments Several HALO researchers (Allana LeBlanc, Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput, Dr. Geneviève Leduc, Charles Boyer, Michael Borghese and Dr. Mark Tremblay) are authors on a paper, “Correlates of objectively measured sedentary time and self-reported screen time in Canadian children,” that was recently published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical… [read more]
New Study: “More Attention Should be Paid to Stressful Mental Work as a Potent Risk Factor for Obesity”
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Posted in Publications on 2 April 2015
Stats: 175 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is co-author on a paper, “Long duration of stressful homework as a potential obesogenic factor in children: A QUALITY study,” that was recently published in Obesity. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Michaud I, Chaput JP, O’Loughlin J, Tremblay A, Mathieu ME. Long… [read more]
Knowledge and Awareness of Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines: A Synthesis of Existing Evidence
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Posted in Publications on 26 March 2015
Stats: 358 views and No Comments Allana LeBlanc and Dr. Mark Tremblay are authors on a paper, “Knowledge and awareness of Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines: a synthesis of existing evidence,” that was recently published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Allana G LeBlanc,… [read more]
An Integrative Analytical Framework for Understanding the Effects of Autonomous and Controlled Motivation
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Posted in Publications on 25 March 2015
Stats: 285 views and No Comments Dr. Katie Gunnell is co-author on a paper, “An integrative analytical framework for understanding the effects of autonomous and controlled motivation,” that was recently published in Personality and Individual Differences. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Jennifer Brunet, Katie E. Gunnell, Patrick Gaudreau, Catherine M. Sabiston.… [read more]
Children After Fontan have Strength and Body Composition Similar to Healthy Peers and Can Successfully Participate in Daily Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity
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Posted in Publications on 23 March 2015
Stats: 348 views and No Comments Dr. Patricia Longmuir is lead author on a paper, “Children After Fontan have Strength and Body Composition Similar to Healthy Peers and Can Successfully Participate in Daily Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity,” that was recently published in Pediatric Cardiology. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Longmuir PE, Corey… [read more]
Improving Wear Time Compliance with a 24-Hour Waist-Worn Accelerometer Protocol
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Posted in Publications on 19 March 2015
Stats: 181 views and No Comments Drs. Jean-Philippe Chaput and Mark Tremblay are co-authors on a paper, “Improving wear time compliance with a 24-hour waist-worn accelerometer protocol in the International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE),” that was recently published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Citation details and… [read more]
Combined Physical Activity/Sedentary Behaviour Associations with Indices of Adiposity in 8- to 10-Year-Old Children
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Posted in Publications on 18 March 2015
Stats: 325 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is co-author on a paper, “Combined physical activity/sedentary behaviour associations with indices of adiposity in 8- to 10-year-old children,” that was recently published in the Journal of Physical Activity & Health. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Herman KM1, Chaput JP, Sabiston CM,… [read more]
Objectively-Measured Sleep and Its Association with Adiposity and Physical Activity in a Sample of Canadian Children
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Posted in Publications on 6 March 2015
Stats: 374 views and No Comments HALO PhD student Jessica McNeil is first author on a paper, “Objectively-measured sleep and its association with adiposity and physical activity in a sample of Canadian children,” that was recently published in the Journal of Sleep Research. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Jessica Mcneil, Mark… [read more]
Television Viewing and Food Intake During Television Viewing in Normal-Weight, Overweight and Obese 9- to 11-Year-Old Canadian Children
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Posted in Publications on 4 March 2015
Stats: 452 views and No Comments Former HALO MSc student Michael Borghese is lead author on a paper, “Television viewing and food intake during television viewing in normal-weight, overweight and obese 9- to 11-year-old Canadian children: a cross-sectional analysis,” that was recently published in the Journal of Nutritional Science. A number of HALO researchers — current… [read more]