Articles in the Publications Category

Systematic Review of Active Transportation Research in Africa and the Psychometric Properties of Measurement Tools for Children and Youth
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Posted in Publications on 20 October 2014
Stats: 42 views and No Comments Dr. Richard Larouche, Dr. Vincent Onywera (former visiting scholar) and Dr. Mark Tremblay are co-authors on a paper, “A systematic review of active transportation research in Africa and the psychometric properties of measurement tools for children and youth,” that was recently published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and… [read more]
Do Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Cause Adverse Health Outcomes in Adults?
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Posted in Publications on 30 September 2014
Stats: 211 views and No Comments Dr. Mark Tremblay is co-author on a paper, “Do sugar-sweetened beverages cause adverse health outcomes in adults? A systematic review protocol,” that was recently published in Systematic Reviews. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Hamel C, Stevens A, Singh K, Ansari MT, Myers E, Ziegler P,… [read more]
Research Study Analyzes Best Types of Exercise for Obese Youth
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Posted in Publications on 22 September 2014
Stats: 452 views and No Comments OTTAWA, September 22, 2014 – What exercise program can best fight the “epidemic” of teen obesity? According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, it’s a combination of aerobic exercise and resistance training. The Healthy Eating Aerobic and Resistance Training in Youth (HEARTY)… [read more]
Maternal–Fetal Nutrient Transport in Pregnancy Pathologies: The Role of the Placenta
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Posted in Publications on 17 September 2014
Stats: 407 views and No Comments HALO researchers Kendra Brett, Dr. Zach Ferraro and Dr. Kristi Adamo are co-authors on a paper, “Maternal–Fetal Nutrient Transport in Pregnancy Pathologies: The Role of the Placenta,” that was recently published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Kendra Elizabeth… [read more]
Do Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Cause Adverse Health Outcomes in Children? A Systematic Review Protocol
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Posted in Publications on 15 September 2014
Stats: 6,130 views and No Comments HALO researchers Drs. Stasia Hadjiyannakis and Mark Tremblay are co-authors on a paper, “Do sugar-sweetened beverages cause adverse health outcomes in children? A systematic review protocol,” that was recently published in Systematic Reviews. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Stevens A, Hamel C, Singh K, Ansari… [read more]
Electronic Screens in Children’s Bedrooms: Do the Number and Type of Electronic Devices Matter?
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Posted in Publications on 2 September 2014
Stats: 281 views and No Comments Led by Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput, a group of HALO researchers authored a paper, “Electronic screens in children’s bedrooms and adiposity, physical activity and sleep: Do the number and type of electronic devices matter?,” that was recently published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health. Citation details and a summary of… [read more]
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Position Stand: Benefit and Risk for Promoting Childhood Physical Activity
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Posted in Featured Posts, Publications on 21 August 2014
Stats: 1,071 views and No Comments HALO researchers Dr. Patricia Longmuir and Dr. Mark Tremblay along with other researchers including former HALOite Dr. Rachel Colley authored a paper, “Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology position stand: Benefit and risk for promoting childhood physical activity,” that was recently published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Citation details and… [read more]
The CANadian Pediatric Weight Management Registry (CANPWR)
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Posted in Publications on 15 August 2014
Stats: 692 views and No Comments HALO researchers Dr. Annick Buchholz and Dr. Mark Tremblay are co-authors on a paper, “The CANadian Pediatric Weight Management Registry (CANPWR): Study protocol,” that was recently published in BMC Pediatrics. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Katherine M Morrison, Samah Damanhoury, Annick Buchholz, Jean-Pierre Chanoine, Marie… [read more]
Low Physical Activity Level and Short Sleep Duration Are Associated with an Increased Cardio-Metabolic Risk Profile in 8-11 Year Old Danish Children
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Posted in Publications on 14 August 2014
Stats: 415 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is a co-author on a paper, “Low Physical Activity Level and Short Sleep Duration Are Associated with an Increased Cardio-Metabolic Risk Profile: A Longitudinal Study in 8-11 Year Old Danish Children,” that was recently published in PLoS One. Citation details and a summary of the paper are… [read more]
Sleep Patterns, Diet Quality and Energy Balance
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Posted in Publications on 13 August 2014
Stats: 390 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput authored a review paper, “Sleep patterns, diet quality and energy balance,” that was recently published in Physiology & Behavior. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Chaput JP. Sleep patterns, diet quality and energy balance. Physiol Behav. 2014 Jul;134C:86-91. ABSTRACT: There is increasing evidence… [read more]