Articles in the Publications Category

A Novel Analysis to Examine if the Quality of Physical Activity Motivation Predicts Physical Activity Behaviors Over 4 Weeks
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Posted in Publications on 19 January 2015
Stats: 192 views and No Comments HALO Junior Research Scientist Dr. Katie Gunnell is lead author on a paper, “Testing a bi-factor model to disentangle general and specific factors of motivation in self-determination theory,” that was recently accepted for publication in Personality and Individual Differences. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Katie… [read more]
Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Weight Gain
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Posted in Publications on 8 January 2015
Stats: 210 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput was guest author in the December edition of Elevate Health, a quarterly research digest of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition. The title of Dr. Chaput’s article was, “Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Weight Gain”. A sample of the article is below: Good sleep… [read more]
Mark Tremblay Publishes Letter in The Lancet
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Posted in Publications on 5 January 2015
Stats: 309 views and No Comments This week HALO Director Professor Mark Tremblay, on behalf of the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance, published a letter in The Lancet titled “Coordinated efforts in the reporting of global physical activity”. The letter helps to explain how the recent Lancet Physical Activity Observatory can be better coordinated with report… [read more]
Sleeping More to Improve Appetite and Body Weight Control: Dream or Reality?
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Posted in Publications on 29 December 2014
Stats: 364 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is author of an editorial, “Sleeping more to improve appetite and body weight control: dream or reality?,” that was recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Citation details are below. Chaput JP. Sleeping more to improve appetite and body weight control: dream or reality? Am… [read more]
Later Bedtime Associated With Greater Daily Energy Intake and Screen Time in Obese Adolescents Independent of Sleep Duration
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Posted in Publications on 24 December 2014
Stats: 641 views and No Comments HALO researchers Dr. Kristi Adamo, Shanna Wilson, Kevin Belanger and Dr. Jean-Philip Chaput are co-authors on a book chapter, “Later bedtime is associated with greater daily energy intake and screen time in obese adolescents independent of sleep duration,” that was recently published in a book titled The complexity of adolescent… [read more]
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: 2,066 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: 429 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: 597 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: 547 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: 424 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]