Articles in the Publications Category

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: 53 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]
Alcohol Consumption and Obesity
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Posted in Publications on 3 March 2015
Stats: 90 views and No Comments HALO MSc student Greg Traversy and his supervisor Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput are authors on a paper, “Alcohol Consumption and Obesity: An Update“, that was recently published in Current Obesity Reports. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Gregory Traversy, Jean-Philippe Chaput. Alcohol Consumption and Obesity: An Update. … [read more]
Dr. Richard Larouche Has e-Letter Published in the BMJ
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Posted in Publications on 24 February 2015
Stats: 132 views and No Comments Dr. Richard Larouche wrote a letter titled, “From divestment to bold climate change mitigation strategies,” that was recently published in The BMJ. From the letter: I have read with great interest the recent report from the Climate and Health Council (1), and I wholeheartedly agree with the suggestion that health… [read more]
Unhealthy Weight Control Practices: Culprits and Clinical Recommendations
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Posted in Publications on 23 February 2015
Stats: 248 views and No Comments Dr. Zach Ferraro is lead author on a paper, “Unhealthy Weight Control Practices: Culprits and Clinical Recommendations,” that was recently published in Clinical Medicine Insights: Endocrinology and Diabetes. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Ferraro ZM, Patterson S, Chaput JP. Unhealthy Weight Control Practices: Culprits and… [read more]
Perceived Barriers to Physical Activity in Adolescents: A Cross-sectional Analysis
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Posted in Publications on 20 February 2015
Stats: 131 views and No Comments Dr. Katie Gunnell is lead author on a paper, “Perceived Barriers to Physical Activity in Adolescents: A Cross-sectional Analysis,” that is in press in Pediatric Exercise Science. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Gunnell KE, Brunet J, Wing EK, Bélanger M. Perceived Barriers to Physical Activity… [read more]
Workplace Standing Time and the Incidence of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: A Longitudinal Study in Adults
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Posted in Publications on 19 February 2015
Stats: 143 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is lead author on a paper, “Workplace standing time and the incidence of obesity and type 2 diabetes: a longitudinal study in adults,” that was recently published in BMC Public Health. Other HALO researchers on the author list include Dr. Travis Saunders (former HALO PhD student) and… [read more]
Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Obese Youth
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Posted in Publications on 18 February 2015
Stats: 168 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo is lead author on a paper, “Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Obese Youth,” that is in press in The Journal of Pediatrics. Other authors on the paper include Drs. Rachel Colley, Stasia Hadjiyannakis and Gary Goldfield. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below.… [read more]
Screen Time is Associated With Depression and Anxiety in Canadian Youth
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Posted in Publications on 17 February 2015
Stats: 181 views and No Comments Former HALO student Danijela Maras is lead author on a paper, “Screen time is associated with depression and anxiety in Canadian youth,” that was recently published in Preventive Medicine. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Maras D, Flament MF, Murray M, Buchholz A, Henderson KA, Obeid… [read more]
Sit Less, Stand More: A Randomized Point-of-Decision Prompt Intervention to Reduce Sedentary Time
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Posted in Publications on 7 February 2015
Stats: 145 views and No Comments PhD student Justin Lang is first author on a paper, “Sit less, stand more: A randomized point-of-decision prompt intervention to reduce sedentary time,” that was recently published in Preventive Medicine. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Justin J. Lang, Jessica McNeil, Mark S. Tremblay, Travis J.… [read more]
New Concepts in the Assessment of Exercise Capacity Among Children with Congenital Heart Disease: Looking beyond Heart Function and Mortality
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Posted in Publications on 6 February 2015
Stats: 208 views and No Comments Dr. Patricia Longmuir authored a paper, “New Concepts in the Assessment of Exercise Capacity Among Children with Congenital Heart Disease: Looking beyond Heart Function and Mortality” that was recently published in the Journal of Cardiology and Therapy. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Longmuir PE. New… [read more]