Peer-Reviewed, Refereed Publications

From 2006 to 2015 there was a 1450% increase in the number of publications. Between 2014 and 2015, there was a 7% increase.

In recognition of all the great work done by all HALO students and staff (some of which may have occurred outside of HALO) the list below includes all publications from 2015.

  1. Adamo KB, Colley RC, Hadjiyannakis S & Goldfield GS. Physical activity and sedentary behavior in obese youth.  Journal of Pediatrics 166(5):1270-1275, 2015.
  2. Alberga AS, Prud’homme D, Kenny GP, Goldfield GS, Hadjiyannakis S, Gougeon R, Phillips P, Malcolm J, Wells G, Doucette S, Ma J, Sigal RJ. Effects of aerobic and resistance training on abdominal fat, apolipoproteins and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in adolescents with obesity: the HEARTY randomized clinical trial. International Journal of Obesity 39(10):1494-1500, 2015.
  3. Babic I, Ferraro ZM, Garbedian K, Oulette A, Ball CG, Moretti F, Gruslin A. Intraplacental Villous Artery Resistance Indices and Identification of Placenta Mediated Diseases. Journal of Perinatology 35(10):793-798, 2015.
  4. Ball GDC, Avis JLS, Buchholz A, Bridger T, Chanoine JP, Hadjiyannakis S, Hamilton JK, Legault L, Morrison KM, Wareham A, Jetha MM. Beyond Weight Loss: Experiences and Insights Related to Working Effectively with Families and Operating within the Health Care System to Manage Pediatric Obesity. Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 19:187-193, 2015.
  5. Barreira TV, Schuna Jr. JM, Tudor-Locke C, Chaput J-P, Church TS, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds TS, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Zhao P, Katzmarzyk PT, for the ISCOLE Research Group. Reliability of accelerometer-determined physical activity and sedentary behavior in school aged children: A 12 country study. International Journal of Obesity 5:S29-S35, 2015.
  6. Barreira TV, Schuna Jr. JM, Mire EF, Katzmarzyk PT, Chaput JP, Leduc G, Tudor-Locke C. Identifying children’s nocturnal sleep using 24-h waist accelerometry. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 47:937-943, 2015.
  7. Borghese MM, Tremblay MS, Katzmarzyk PT, Tudor-Locke K, Schuna JM Jr, Leduc G, Boyer C, LeBlanc AG, Chaput J-P. Mediating role of television time, diet patterns, physical activity and sleep duration in the association between television in the bedroom and adiposity in 10-year-old children. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 12:60, 2015.
  8. Borghese MM, Tremblay MS, Leduc G, Boyer C, Bélanger P, LeBlanc AG, Francis C, Chaput JP. Television viewing and food intake during television viewing pattern of normal weight, overweight, and obese 9- to 11-year-old Canadian children: A cross-sectional analysis. Journal of Nutritional Science 4(e8):1-9, 2015.
  9. Borkhoff CM, Heale LD, Anderson LN, Tremblay MS, Maguire JL, Parkin PC, Birken CS, on behalf of the TARGet Kids! Collaboration. Objectively measured physical activity of young Canadian children using accelerometry. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 40:1302-1308, 2015.
  10. Brett KE, Ferraro ZM, Wilson S, Adamo KB. Self-report Pregnancy Physical Activity Questionnaire overestimates physical activity. Canadian Journal of Public Health 106(5):e297–e302, 2015.
  11. Brett KE, Ferraro ZM, Holcik M, Adamo KB. Prenatal physical activity and diet composition affects the expression of nutrient transporters and mTOR signalling molecules in the human placenta. Placenta 36(2):204-12, 2015.
  12. Broyles ST, Denstel KD, Church TS, Chaput J-P, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Katzmarzyk PT, for the ISCOLE Research Group. The epidemiological transition and the global childhood obesity epidemic. International Journal of Obesity 5:S3-S8, 2015.
  13. Broyles ST, Drazba KT, Church TS, Chaput J-P, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Katzmarzyk PT, for the ISCOLE Research Group. Development and reliability of an audit tool to assess the school physical activity environment across 12 countries. International Journal of Obesity 5:S36-S42, 2015.
  14. Brunet J, Gunnell, KE, Gaudreau P, Sabiston CM. An integrative analytical framework for understanding the effects of autonomous and controlled motivation. Personality and Individual Differences 84:2-15, 2015.
  15. Brussoni M, Gibbons R, Gray C, Ishikawa T, Sandseter EBH, Bienenstock A, Chabot G, Fuselli P, Herrington S, Janssen I, Pickett W, Power M, Stanger N, Sampson M, Tremblay MS. What is the relationship between risky outdoor play and health in children? A systematic review. International Journal of Environment Research and Public Health 12:6423-6454, 2015.
  16. Carson V, Kuzik N, Hunter S, Wiebe SA, Spence JC, Friedman A, Tremblay MS, Slater LG, Hinkley T. Systematic review of sedentary behavior and cognitive development in early childhood. Preventive Medicine 78:115-122, 2015.
  17. Carson V, Faulkner G, Sabiston CM, Tremblay MS, Leatherdale S. Patterns of movement behaviors and their association with overweight and obesity in youth. International Journal of Public Health 60:551-559, 2015.
  18. Chaput J-P, Katzmarzyk PT, LeBlanc AG, Tremblay MS, Barreira TV, Broyles ST, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Rae DE, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Olds T, for the ISCOLE Research Group. Associations between sleep patterns and lifestyle behaviors in children: An international comparison. International Journal of Obesity 5:S59-S65, 2015.
  19. Chaput J-P, Saunders TJ, Tremblay MS, Katzmarzyk PT, Tremblay A, Bouchard C. Workplace standing time and the incidence of obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: A longitudinal study in adults. BMC Public Health 15(111):1-7, 2015.
  20. Chaput JP, Gribbon A. Compensation in physical activity energy expenditure after active video games: role of sample size and analysis. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 102:1616-1617, 2015.
  21. Chaput JP, Schwartz C, Boirie Y, Duclos M, Tremblay A, Thivel D. Energy intake adaptations to acute isoenergetic active video game and exercise are similar in obese adolescents. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 69:1267-1271, 2015.
  22. Chaput JP. Sleeping more to improve appetite and body weight control: dream or reality? American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 101:5-6, 2015.
  23. Chaput JP. Diabetes risk increased between spouses. Evidence Based Nursing 18:28, 2015.
  24. Colapinto CK, O’Connor DL, Dubois L, Tremblay MS. Prevalence and correlates of high red blood cell folate concentrations in the Canadian population using three proposed cut-offs. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 40:1025-1030, 2015.
  25. Craig CL, Bauman A, Latimer-Cheung A, Rhodes RE, Faulkner G, Berry TR, Tremblay MS, Spence JC. An evaluation of the My ParticipACTION campaign to increase self-efficacy for being more physically active. Journal of Health Communications 20:995-1001, 2015.
  26. da Silva DF, Bianchini JA, Lopera CA, Capelato DA, Hintze LJ, Nardo CC, Ferraro ZM, Nardo Junior N. Impact of readiness to change behavior on the effects of a multidisciplinary intervention in obese Brazilian children and adolescents. Appetite 87:229-35, 2015.
  27. Denstel KD, Broyles ST, Larouche R, Sarmiento OL, Barreira TV, Chaput J-P, Church TS, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Katzmarzyk PT, for the ISCOLE Research Group. Active school transport and weekday physical activity in 9-11 year old children from 12 countries. International Journal of Obesity 5:S100-S106, 2015.
  28. Deshpande S, Berry T, Faulkner G, Latimer-Cheung A, Rhodes R, Tremblay MS. Comparing the influence of dynamic and static versions of media in evaluating physical-activity promotion ads. Social Marketing Quarterly 21:135-141, 2015.
  29. Ennis J, Rohde K, Chaput JP, Buchholz A, Katz SL. Facilitators and barriers to noninvasive ventilation adherence in youth with nocturnal hypoventilation secondary to obesity or neuromuscular disease. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 11:1409-1416, 2015.
  30. Ferraro ZM, Contador F, Tawfiq A, Adamo KB, Gaudet L. Gestational Weight Gain and Medical Outcomes of Pregnancy. Obstetric Medicine 8(3):133-137, 2015.
  31. Ferraro ZM, Adamo KB. Letter to the editor: Maternal, Paternal, and Societal Efforts Are Needed to “Cure” Childhood Obesity. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 90(4): 555, 2015.
  32. Ferraro ZM, Patterson S, Chaput JP. Unhealthy weight control practices: culprits and clinical recommendations. Clinical Medicine Insights: Endocrinology and Diabetes 8:7-11, 2015.
  33. Filion AJ, Darlington G, Chaput JP, Ybarra M, Haines J. Examining the influence of a text message-based sleep and physical activity intervention among young adult smokers in the United States. BMC Public Health 15: 671, 2015.
  34. Flament MF, Buchholz A, Henderson K, Obeid N, Maras D, Schubert N, Paterniti, S, Goldfield GS. Comparative distribution and validity of DSM-IV and DSM-5 diagnoses of eating disorders in adolescents from the community. European Eating Disorders Review, 23(2):100-110, 2015.
  35. Flament MF, Henderson K, Buchholz A, Obeid N, Nguyen H, Birmingham M & Goldfield GS. Weight status and DSM-5 diagnoses of eating disorders in adolescents from the Community. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 54(5):403-411, 2015.
  36. Gaudreau P, Gunnell KE, Hoar SD, Thompson A, Leliève J. Optimism, pessimism, and Coping in a Dual-Domain Model of Sport and School Satisfaction. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology 4: 140-152, 2015.
  37. Goldfield GS, Cameron JD, Murray M, Maras D, Wilson AL, Phillips P, Kenny GP, Hadjiyannakis S, Alberga AS, Tulloch H, Doucette S, Sigal RJ. Screen time is independently associated with health-related quality of life in overweight and obese adolescents.  Acta Paediatrica 104(10):e448-54, 2015.
  38. Goldfield GS, Kenny GP, Alberga AS, Prud’homme D, Hadjiyannakis S, Gougeon R, Phillips P, Tulloch H, Malcolm J, Doucette S, Wells GA, Ma J, Cameron JD, Sigal RJ. Effects of aerobic training, resistance training, or both on psychological health in adolescents with obesity: The HEARTY randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 83(6):1123-35, 2015.
  39. Gray C, Gibbons R, Larouche R, Sandseter EBH, Bienenstock A, Brussoni M, Chabot G, Herrington S, Janssen I, Pickett W, Power M, Stanger N, Sampson M, Tremblay MS. What is the relationship between outdoor time and physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and physical fitness in in children? A systematic review. International Journal of Environment Research and Public Health 12:6455-6474, 2015.
  40. Gribbon A, McNeil J, Jay O, Tremblay MS, Chaput JP. Active video games and energy balance in male adolescents: a randomized crossover trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 101:1126-1134, 2015.
  41. Gunnell KE, Brunet J, Wing E K, Bélanger M. Perceived barriers to physical activity in adolescents. Pediatric Exercise Science 27: 252-261, 2015.
  42. Gunnell KE, Gaudreau P. Testing a Bi-Factor Model to Disentangle General and Specific Factors of Motivation in Self-Determination Theory. Personality and Individual Differences 81: 35-40, 2015.
  43. Herman KM, Chaput JP, Sabiston CM, Mathieu ME, Tremblay A, Paradis G. Combined physical activity/sedentary behaviour associations with indices of adiposity in 8- to 10-year-old children. Journal of Physical Activity and Health 12:20-29, 2015.
  44. Katzmarzyk PT, Barreira TV, Broyles ST, Chaput J-P, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Church TS, for the ISCOLE Research Group. Association between body mass index and body fat in 9-11 year old children from countries spanning a range of human development. International Journal of Obesity 5:S43-S46, 2015.
  45. Katzmarzyk PT, Barreira TV, Broyles ST, Champagne CM, Chaput J-P, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Johnson WD, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds TS, Onywera VO, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Church TS for the ISCOLE Research Group. Physical activity, sedentary time and obesity in an international sample of children. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 47:2062-2069, 2015.
  46. Katzmarzyk PT, Barreira TV, Broyles ST, Champagne CM, Chaput J-P, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Johnson WD, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Church TS, for the ISCOLE Research Group. Relationship between lifestyle behaviours and obesity in 9-11 year old children: Results from a 12-country study. Obesity 23:1696-1702, 2015.
  47. Lang JJ, McNeil J, Tremblay MS, Saunders TJ. Sit less, stand more: A randomized point-of-decision prompt intervention to reduce sedentary time. Preventive Medicine 73:67-69, 2015.
  48. Larouche R, Sarmiento OL, Broyles ST, Denstel KD, Katzmarzyk PT, Church TS, Chaput J-P, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Standage M, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Tremblay MS, for the ISCOLE Research Group. Are the correlates of active school transport context-specific? International Journal of Obesity 5:S89-S99, 2015.
  49. Larouche R, Laurencelle L, Shephard RJ, Trudeau F. Should the curricular time allocated to school physical education be increased? Insights from participants in a follow-up of the Trois-Rivières study. The Physical Educator 72:701-720, 2015.
  50. Larouche R. Built environment features that promote cycling in school-aged children. Current Obesity Reports 4(4): 494-503, 2015.
  51. Larouche, R., Laurencelle, L., Shephard, R.J. & Trudeau, F. (2015). Daily physical education in primary school and physical activity in midlife: the Trois-Rivières study. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 55, 527-534.
  52. LeBlanc AG, Katzmarzyk PT, Barreira TV, Broyles ST, Chaput J-P, Church TS, Fogelholm M, Harrington DM, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Tremblay MS, for the ISCOLE Research Group. Are participant characteristics from ISCOLE study sites comparable to the rest of their country? International Journal of Obesity 5:S9-S16, 2015.
  53. LeBlanc AG, Berry T, Deshpande S, Duggan M, Faulkner G, Latimer-Cheung AE, O’Reilly N, Rhodes RE, Spence JC, Tremblay MS. Knowledge and awareness of Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines: a synthesis of existing evidence. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 40:716-724, 2015.
  54. LeBlanc AG, Katzmarzyk PT, Barreira TV, Broyles ST, Chaput J-P, Church TS, Fogelholm M, Harrington DM, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Tremblay MS. Correlates of total sedentary time and screen time in 9-11 year-old children around the world: The International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment. PLOS ONE 10(6):e0129622.
  55. LeBlanc AG, Broyles ST, Chaput J-P, Leduc G, Boyer C, Borghese MM, Tremblay MS. Correlates of objectively measured sedentary time and self-reported screen time in Canadian children. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 12:38, 2015.
  56. Longmuir PE, Boyer C, Lloyd M, Yang Y, Boiarskaia E, Zhu W, Tremblay MS. The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy: methods for children in grades 4 to 6 (8 to 12 years). BMC Public Health 15:767, 2015.
  57. Longmuir PE, Corey M, Faulkner G, Russell JL, McCrindle BW. Children after Fontan have strength and body composition similar to healthy peers and can successfully participate in daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. Pediatric Cardiology 36(4):759-767, 2015.
  58. Longmuir PE. New concepts in the assessment of exercise capacity among children with congenital heart disease: Looking beyond heart function and mortality. Journal of Cardiology and Therapy 2(1):255-260, 2015.
  59. Ly C, Yockell-Lelièvre J, Ferraro ZM, Arnason JT, Ferrier J, Gruslin A. The effects of dietary polyphenols on reproductive health and early development. Human Reproduction Update 21(2):228-48, 2015.
  60. Manyanga T, da Silva DF, Ferraro ZM, Harvey ALJ, Wilson S, Ockenden HM, Adamo KB. The effects of culture on guideline discordant gestational weight gain: a systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews 4(1):145, 2015.
  61. Maras D, Flament MF, Murray M, Buchholz A, Henderson KA, Obeid N, Goldfield GS. Screen time is associated with depression and anxiety in Canadian youth. Preventive Medicine 73:133-138, 2015.
  62. McNeil J, Tremblay MS, Leduc G, Boyer C, Bélanger P, LeBlanc AG, Borghese MM, Chaput J-P. Objectively-measured sleep and its association with adiposity and physical activity in a sample of Canadian children. Journal of Sleep Research 24:131-139, 2015.
  63. Michaud I, Chaput JP, O’Loughlin J, Tremblay A, Mathieu ME. Long duration of stressful homework as a potential obesogenic factor in children: A QUALITY study. Obesity 23:815-822, 2015.
  64. Mikkilä V, Vepsäläinen H, Saloheimo T, Gonzalez SA, Meisel JD, Hu G, Champagne CM, Chaput JP, Church TS, Katzmarzyk PT, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Fogelholm M for the ISCOLE Research Group. An international comparison of food consumption patterns in 9-11 year old children. International Journal of Obesity 5:S17-S21, 2015.
  65. Molena-Fernandes C, Bersani-Amado CA, Ferraro ZM, Hintze LJ, Nardo N Jr, Cuman RK. Effects of exercise and metformin on the prevention of glucose intolerance: a comparative study. Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biology Research 48(12):1101-8, 2015.
  66. Muthuri S, Wachira L-J, Onywera V, Tremblay MS. Direct and self-reported measures of physical activity and sedentary behaviours by weight status in school-aged children: results from ISCOLE-Kenya. Annals of Human Biology 42:237-245, 2015.
  67. Page R, Ferraro ZM, Fung Kee Fung K.  The value of summer studentships to help shape undergraduate career trajectories. Interdisciplinary Journal of Health Sciences 5 (1): 25-30, 2015.
  68. Paquette S, Ferraro ZM, L Oppenheimer. Letter to the editor: in response. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada 37(3):206, 2015.
  69. Poitras VJ, Bentley RF, Hopkins-Rosseel DH, LaHaye SA, Tschakovsky ME. Independent effect of type 2 diabetes beyond characteristic comorbidities and medications on immediate but not continued knee extensor exercise hyperemia. Journal of Applied Physiology 119(3):202-12, 2015.
  70. Poitras VJ, Bentley RF, Hopkins-Rosseel DH, LaHaye SA, Tschakovsky ME. Lack of independent effect of type 2 diabetes beyond characteristic comorbidities and medications on small muscle mass exercising muscle blood flow and exercise tolerance. Physiological Reports 3(8):e12487, 2015.
  71. Qiao Y, Ma J, Wang Y, Li W, Katzmarzyk PT, Chaput J-P, Fogelholm M, Johnson WD, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Tudor-Locke C, Church TS, Zhao P, Hu G, for the ISCOLE Research Group. Birth weight and childhood obesity: A 12-country study. International Journal of Obesity 5:S74-S79, 2015.
  72. Rhodes RE, Spence JC, Berry T, Deshpande S, Faulkner G, Latimer-Cheung AE, O’Reilly N, Tremblay MS. Predicting changes across 12 months in three types of parental support behaviors and mother’s perceptions of child physical activity. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 49(6):853-864, 2015.
  73. Sampasa-Kanyinga H, Chaput JP, Hamilton HA. Associations between the use of social networking sites and unhealthy eating behaviours and excess body weight in adolescents. British Journal of Nutrition 114:1941-1947, 2015.
  74. Sarker H, Anderson LN, Borkhoff CM, Abreo K, Tremblay MS, Lebovic G, Maguire JL, Parkin PC, Birken CS and The TARGet Kids Collaboration. Validation of parent-reported physical activity and sedentary time by accelerometry in young children. BMC Research Notes 8:735, 2015.
  75. Sarmiento OL, Lemoine P, Gonzalez SA, Broyles ST, Denstel KD, Larouche R, Onywera V, Barreira TV, Chaput J-P, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Church TS, Katzmarzyk PT, for the ISCOLE Research Group. Relationships between active school transport and adiposity indicators in school age children from low-, middle- and high-income countries. International Journal of Obesity 5:S107-S114, 2015.
  76. Sharma AK, Metzger DL, Daymont C, Hadjiyannakis S, Rodd CJ. LMS tables for waist circumference and waist-height ratio Z-scores in children aged 5-19 y in HANES III: Association with cardio-metabolic risks. Pediatric Research Volume:78:723–729, 2015.
  77. Silva DAS, Tremblay MS, Pelegrini A, Ferreira de Lima Silva JM, Petroski EL. Low aerobic fitness in Brazilian adolescents. Brazilian Journal of Sports Medicine (Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Esporte) 21(2):94-98, 2015.
  78. Spence JC, Faulkner G, Costas Bradstreet C, Duggan M, Tremblay MS. Active Canada 20/20: A physical activity plan for Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health 106(8):e470-e473, 2015.
  79. Spettigue W, Maras D, Obeid N, Henderson KA, Buchholz A, Gomez R & Norris ML. A psycho-education intervention for parents of adolescents with eating disorders: a randomized controlled trial. Eating Disorders: Journal of Treatment and Prevention 23:60-75, 2015.
  80. Stacey D, Jull J, Beach S, Dumas A, Strychar I, Adamo K, Brochu M, Prud’homme D. Middle-aged women’s decisions about body weight management: A needs assessment and testing of a knowledge translation tool. Menopause 22(4):414-22, 2015.
  81. Traversy G, Chaput JP. Alcohol consumption and obesity: an update. Current Obesity Reports 4:122-130, 2015.
  82. Tremblay MS, Feng M, Garriguet D, Ball GDC, Buchholz A, Chanoine J-P, Lambert M, Morrison KM. Canadian Pediatric Weight Management Registry (CANPWR): Baseline descriptive statistics and comparison to Canadian norms. BMC Obesity 2:29, 2015.
  83. Tremblay MS, Gray C, Babcock S, Barnes J, Costas Bradstreet C, Carr D, Chabot G, Choquette L, Chorney D, Collyer C, Herrington S, Janson K, Janssen I, Larouche R, Pickett W, Power M, Sandseter EBH, Simon B, Brussoni M. Position Statement on Active Outdoor Play. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 12:6475-6505, 2015.
  84. Tremblay MS, Gonzalez SA, Katzmarzyk PT, Onywera VO, Reilly JJ, Tomkinson G, for the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance. Physical activity report cards: Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance and the Lancet Physical Activity Observatory. Journal of Physical Activity and Health 12:297-298, 2015.
  85. Tremblay MS on behalf of the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance. Coordinated efforts in the reporting of global physical activity. The Lancet 385(9962):28, 2015.
  86. Tudor-Locke C, Mire EF, Barreira TV, Schuna Jr. JM, Chaput J-P, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kurpad A, Kuriyan R, Lambert EV, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Zhao P, Church TS, Katzmarzyk PT, for the ISCOLE Research Group. Nocturnal sleep-related variables from 24-hour free-living waist-worn accelerometry. International Journal of Obesity 5:S47-S52, 2015.
  87. Tudor-Locke C, Mire EF, Dentro KN, Barreira TV, Schuna Jr. JM, Zhao P, Tremblay MS, Standage M, Sarmiento OL, Onywera V, Matsudo V, Olds T, Maia J, Maher C, Lambert EV, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Hu G, Fogelholm M, Chaput J-P, Church TS, Katzmarzyk PT, for the ISCOLE Research Group. A model for presenting accelerometer paradata in large studies: ISCOLE. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 12:52, 2015.
  88. Tudor-Locke C, Barreira TV, Schuna JM, Mire EF, Chaput J-P, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Zhao P, Church TS, Katzmarzyk PT. Improving wear time compliance with a 24-hour waist-worn accelerometer protocol in the International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE). International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 12:11, 2015.
  89. Valladares M, Obregon AM, Chaput JP. Association between genetic variants of the clock gene and obesity and sleep duration. Journal of Physiology and Biochemistry 71:855-860, 2015.
  90. Vepsäläinen H, Mikkilä V, Erkkola M, Broyles ST, Chaput J-P, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Church TS, Katzmarzyk PT, Fogelholm M, for the ISCOLE Research Group. Association between home and school food environments and dietary patterns among 9-11 year old children in 12 countries. International Journal of Obesity 5:S66-S73, 2015.
  91. Wijndaele K, Westgate K, Stephens SK, Blair SN, Bull FC, Chastin SFM, Dunstan DW, Ekelund U, Esliger DW, Freedson PS, Granat MH, Matthews CE, Owen N, Rowlands AV, Sherar LB,  Tremblay MS, Troiano RP, Brage S, Healy GN. Utilization and harmonization of adult accelerometry data: review and expert consensus. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 47:2129-2139, 2015.
  92. Yardley JE, Kenny GP, Perkins BA, Riddell MC, Goldfield GS, Donovan L, Hadjiyannakis S, Wells GA, Phillips P, Sigal RJ. Resistance Exercise in Already-Active Diabetic Individuals (READI): Study rationale, design and methods for a randomized controlled trial of resistance and aerobic exercise in type 1 diabetes. Contemporary Clinical Trials 41:129-138, 2015.
  93. Zakrzewski JK, Gillison FB, Cumming S, Church TS, Katzmarzyk PT, Broyles ST, Champagne CM, Chaput J-P, Denstel KD, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Mire EF, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Tremblay MS, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Standage M, for the ISCOLE Research Group. Associations between breakfast frequency and adiposity indicators in children from 12 countries. International Journal of Obesity Suppl. 5:S80-S88, 2015.

 Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Ferraro ZM. From PhD to MD: The value of a postdoctoral fellowship in undergraduate medical education. University of Ottawa Postdoctoral Association Newsletter, volume 2, 2015.
  2. Gunnell K, Poitras V, Tremblay MS. Train your brain! Guest Blog for the Canadian Education Association about the benefits of physical activity for brain development in adolescents. www.cea-ace.ca/blog/mark-tremblay/2015/10/3/%E2%80%9Ctrain-your-brain%E2%80%9D, 2015.
  3. Larouche R. (2015). From divestment to bold climate change mitigation strategies. [e-letter] British Medical Journal. www.bmj.com/content/350/bmj.h600/rapid-responses, 2015.
  4. Longmuir PE, Colley RC, Wherley VA, Tremblay MS. Taking a Stand: Balancing the BENEFITS and RISKS of physical activity in children. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Communique, 2015.

Published Abstracts

Between 2006 and 2015 there was a 363% increase in the number of published abstracts; between 2014 and 2015, there was a 33% decrease.

In recognition of all the great work done by all HALO students and staff (some of which may have occurred outside of HALO) this report includes all abstracts from 2015.

  1. Alpous A, Fournier AA, Longmuir PE. Reliability of simple fitness and physical activity tasks for screening children’s physical literacy in recreation education, allied-health, coaching and healthcare settings. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 40(S1):S3, 2015.
  2. Bianchini JAA, Silva DF, Dada RP, Lopera CA, Mcneil J, Nardo Jr N. The Impact of BMI-Z score changes on the effects of a multidisciplinary program of obesity treatment on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in Brasilian adolescents. Canadian Journal of Diabetes 39:S42, 2015.
  3. Buchholz A, Clark L. Improving Body Image in Our Patients: A Key Component of Weight Management. Canadian Journal of Diabetes 39:S14, 2015.
  4. Cameron JD, Goldfield GS, Doucet E. Deprivation by diet alone or by aerobic exercise alone: how modality of acute intervention can differentially impact olfaction, palatability, and ad libitum feeding. Obesity Facts (Suppl. 1): 113-155. 2015.
  5. Cameron JD, Goldfield GS, Finlayson G, Blundell JE, Doucet E. Deprivation by diet alone or by aerobic exercise alone: how modality of an acute 3 day intervention can differently impact bias for sweet taste and fat preference. Canadian Journal of Diabetes 39 (Suppl 1):S64, 2015.
  6. Chaput JP, Katzmarzyk PT, LeBlanc AG, Tremblay MS, Barreira TV, Broyles ST, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Rae DE, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Church TS, Olds T. Associations between sleep patterns and lifestyle behaviors in children: an international comparison. Obesity Facts 8(Suppl. 1):112, 2015.
  7. Cremon AS, Moreira VM, Terra CMO, Pagan DAC, Hintze LJ,Dada RP, Lima LDC, Bianchini JAA, Silva DFNardo Jr N. Bone mineral density in patients who underwent bariatric surgery and in a non-operated equivalent group: a comparative analysis of serum parameters, and urinary biochemical markers of bone metabolism. Canadian Journal of Diabetes 39:S50, 2015.
  8. Dada RP, Silva DF,Oliveira RP, Bianchini JAA, Moreira VM, Hintze LJ, Lima LDC, Mendes AA, Simões CF, Terra CMO, Nardo Jr N. Comparison of resting metabolic rate of patients submited to bariatric surgery and an equivalent non-operated group with and without cardiometabolic alterations. Canadian Journal of Diabetes 39:S58, 2015.
  9. Ferraro ZMAdamo K. Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain: Moving Towards the Next Generation of Smart Moms. Canadian Journal of Diabetes 39: S21-S22, 2015.
  10. Ferraro ZM, Atkinson S, Nerenberg N, Bell R, Adamo K, Gaudet L. Intergenerational Determinants of Obesity: From Programming to Parenting. Canadian Journal of Diabetes 39: S10-S16, 2015.
  11. Ferraro ZM, Page R, Zhang T, Mugbel MA, Fung-Kee-Fung K. Maternal overweight and obesity are not associated with birth weight discordance in twin pregnancies. Obesity Facts8 (Suppl. 1): 112, 2015.
  12. Ferraro ZM, Atkinson S, Nerenberg K, Bell R, Adamo K, Gaudet L. Intergenerational Determinants of Obesity: From Programming to Parenting. Canadian Journal of Diabetes 39:S10-S16, 2015.
  13. Ferraro ZMAdamo K. Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain: Moving Towards the Next Generation of Smart Moms. Canadian Journal of Diabetes 39:S21-S22, 2015.
  14. Freedhoff Y, Pagoto S, Chaput JP, Evans M. When Harry tweeted Sally and other modern day stories. Canadian Journal of Diabetes 39(Suppl.1):S8-9, 2015.
  15. Goldfield GS,  Kenny GP,  Alberga AS, Hadjiyannakis S, Phillips P, Tulloch HE,  Doucette S, Cameron JD, Sigal RJ.  Effects of Aerobic Training, Resistance Training, or Both on Health-Related Quality of Life in Obese Adolescents: the HEARTY trial. Canadian Journal of Diabetes 39 (Suppl 1):S18, 2015.
  16. Gunnell KE, Flament M, Maras D, Buchholz A, Henderson KA, Schubert N, Goldfield GS. Associations between screen time, physical activity, and depression in adolescents: A four year Longitudinal REAL study. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology 37: S117, 2015.
  17. Harvey ALJ, Goldfield GS, Grattan K, Naylor P-J, Temple V, Wilson S, Adamo KB. Does intervening in the daycare setting impact motor skill development? Findings from the preschooler activity trial (PAT) pilot. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 40(S1):S26, 2015.
  18. Herman KM, Saunders TJ, Tremblay MS. Sedentary behaviour trends in Canadian adults: data from the Canadian Community Health Survey 2000 to 2012. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 40(S1):S27, 2015.
  19. Killham ME, Ferguson LJ, Mosewich AD, Mack DE, Gunnell KE The role of self-compassion in women athletes’ performance evaluations: A pilot study. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology 37: S123, 2015.
  20. Lang JJ, Longmuir P, LeBlanc A, Chaput JP, Lambert EV, Muthuri S, Onywera V, Wachira LJ, Tremblay MS. Correlates of objectively measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness in Canadian, Kenyan, and South African children. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 40(S1):S37, 2015.
  21. Larouche R, Garriguet D, Gunnell KE, Goldfield GS, Tremblay MS. Relationship between time spent outdoors, physical activity and health-related indicators among children: the 2012-2013 Canadian Health Measures Survey. Pediatric Exercise Science 27(3 suppl):51, 2015.
  22. Larouche R, Tremblay M. Active transportation: are Canadian children and youth reaching the target? Journal of Transport and Health 2(Suppl.):S23, 2015.
  23. Larouche R, Chaput JP, Leduc G, Boyer C, LeBlanc AG, Borghese MM, Tremblay MS. Is the duration of active school travel associated with children’s body composition? Canadian Journal of Diabetes 39(Suppl.1):S38, 2015.
  24. LeBlanc AG, Chaput JP, Boyer C, Borghese MM, Larouche R, Leduc G, Tremblay MS. Is school language associated with weight status, physical activity, or sedentary behaviour in Canadian children? Canadian Journal of Diabetes 39(Suppl.1):S24, 2015.
  25. Longmuir PE, Tremblay MS. Assessing children’s capacity for physical activity: A valid and reliable physical literacy assessment and screening tasks. Pediatric Exercise Science 27(3 suppl):56, 2015.
  26. Longmuir PE, Colley RC, Wherley VA, Tremblay MS. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Position Stand: benefit and risk for promoting childhood physical activity. Pediatric Exercise Science 27(3 suppl):57, 2015.
  27. Longmuir PE, Boyer C, McClelland K, Tremblay MS. Teacher ratings of students’ physical activity behaviour, knowledge, attitudes, skill and fitness have low to moderate association with direct measures of student performance. Pediatric Exercise Science 27(3 suppl):59, 2015.
  28. Longmuir PE, Faulkner G, McCrindle BW. Elementary school children after Fontan perceive more barriers to physical activity than healthy peers. Canadian Journal of Cardiology 31(10):S122-S123, 2015.
  29. Longmuir PE, Xiong C, Alpous A, Pohl D. Physical activity counselling in children and adolescents with chronic headaches: A pilot study of feasbility and impact. Pediatric Exercise Science 27(3 suppl):58, 2015.
  30. McNeil, J., Lamothe, G,  Cameron, JD,  Riou, M-E, Cadieux, S., Lafrenière, J, Goldfield, GS, Willbond, S, Prud’homme, D, and Doucet, E. Investigating Predictors of Eating: Is Resting Metabolic Rate Really the Strongest Proxy of Energy Intake? Canadian Journal of Diabetes 39 (Suppl 1):S59, 2015.
  31. Mugbel MA, Ferraro ZM, Page R, Abbad NA, Zhang T, Lepage N, Fung Kee Fung K. First trimester nuchal translucency in twin pregnancy as a predictor of birth weight discordance. Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology (Suppl. 1): 1-389, 2015.
  32. Mugbel MA, Ferraro ZM, Page R, Abbad NA, Zhang T, Lepage N, Fung Kee Fung K. First trimester crown-rump length in twin pregnancy as a predictor of birth weight discordance.  Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology(Suppl. 1): 1-389, 2015.
  33. Nardo Jr N,Mendes AA, Dada RP, Oliveira RP, Silva DF, Matsuo AR, Remor JM, Bianchini JAA, Simões CF, Terra CMO, Mendes VHS, Bolognese MA, Moreira VM, Lima LDC, Garcia NCB. Impact of abdominal obesity on anthropometric, physical and hemodynamic parameters according to sex in adolescents beginning a multidisciplinary intervention program. Official Journal of the International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk 1:15, 2015.
  34. Nardo Jr N,Silva DF, Bianchini JAA, Oliveira RP, Dada RP, Mendes AA, Matsuo AR, Remor JM, Bolognese MA, Terra CMO, Simões CF, Mendes VHS, Barrero CAL, Santos MMR. Influence of VO2MAX at baseline on the effects of a multidisciplinary intervention on metabolic syndrome risk factors in obese adolescents. Official Journal of the International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk 1:68, 2015.
  35. Orr K, LeBlanc AG, Berry T, Deshpande S, Faulkner G, Latimer-Cheung AE, O’Reilly N, Rhodes RE, Spence JC, Tremblay MS. Awareness of Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines and self-reported physical activity: cross-sectional analysis. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 40(S1):S50, 2015.
  36. Sarker H, Anderson L, Borkhoff C, Abreo K, Tremblay MS, Lebovic G, Maguire J, Parkin P, Birken C. Validation of parent-reported physical and sedentary activity by accelerometry in young children. Canadian Journal of Diabetes 39(Suppl.1):S44, 2015.
  37. Tremblay MS, Gray C, Babcock S, Barnes J, Costas Bradstreet C, Carr D, Chabot G, Choquette L, Chorney D, Collyer C, Herrington S, Janson K, Janssen I, Larouche R, Pickett W, Power M, Sandseter EBH, Simon B, Brussoni M. Position Statement on Active Outdoor Play. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 40(S1):S64, 2015.

Book Chapters

  1. Adamo KB, Wilson S, Belanger K, Chaput JP. Later bedtime is associated with greater daily energy intake and screen time in obese adolescents independent of sleep duration. In: Vash PD, ed. The complexity of adolescent obesity: causes, correlates, and consequences. Oakville, Canada; Apple Academic Press 37-50, 2015.
  2. Gunnell KE, Crocker PRE, Mack DE, Zumbo BD. The Effect of a Best Possible Physical Activity Self Intervention on Psychological Need Satisfaction, Well-Being, and Physical Activity. In C Higgins (Ed.). Theories of Psychology: Fundamentals, Applications and Future Directions. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Publishers. P. 45-62, 2015.

Conferences and Invited Presentations

Between 2006 and 2015, there was a 3200% increase in in the number of scholarly presentations; between 2014 and 2015, there was a 14% decrease.

  1. Adamo KB. Pregnancy, the placenta and exercise: roles in obesity. The Saltin International Graduate Course in Clinical Exercise & Physiology (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  2. Adamo KB. Assessment of physical activity levels in the free-living pediatric population: What are the choices and why use direct measures? 8th International Neonatal & Childhood Pulmonary Vascular Disease Conference (San Francisco, USA), 2015.
  3. Adamo KB. Are the early years the key to long term health? Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Annual Meeting (Hamilton, Canada), 2015.
  4. Adamo KB. The importance of early childhood behaviours for growth and development. 4th Canadian Obesity Summit: Workshop Intergenerational determinants of obesity: from programming to parenting (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  5. Adamo KB. The link between pregnancy and downstream maternal & child obesity. Senate Standing Senate Committee on social affairs, science and technology, Expert Witness (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  6. Adamo KB. The 5A’s of Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain. University of Saskatchewan Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds (Saskatoon, Canada), 2015.
  7. Adamo KB. Tackling child obesity starting with mom. How did my career path bring me here? Keynote presentation at Ontario Exercise Physiology Conference; Science in Healthy Living, Aging and Disease (Innisfil, Canada), 2015.
  8. Adamo KB. Networking and how my career brought me here. UOttawa Graduate Students Networking Symposium (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  9. Adamo KB. The importance of the Early Years. UOttawa Exercise is Medicine (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  10. Alpous A, Fournier AA, Longmuir PE. Reliability of simple fitness and physical activity tasks for screening children’s physical literacy in recreation, education, allied-health, coaching and healthcare settings. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (Hamilton, Canada), 2015.
  11. Alpous A, Borghese MM, Callender L, Fournier A, Boyer C, Longmuir PE. Assessing the accuracy of physical literacy screening tasks with the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy. Canadian Paediatric Society (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  12. Alpous A, Fournier A, Longmuir PE. Physical literacy screening tasks for practitioners without specialist training in physical activity. Canadian Obesity Summit (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  13. Banks L, Rosenthal S, Longmuir PE, Manlhiot C, McKillop A, McCrindle BW. Associations between physical activity, exercise capacity, and gross motor skill development are independent of the type of congenital heart disease. Canadian Paediatric Society (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  14. Barreira TV, Schuna Jr J, Tudor-Locke C, Chaput J-P, Church TS, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V,  Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Zhao P, Katzmarzyk PT. Reliability of accelerometer-determined moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in children: A 12 country study. International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement (Limerick, Ireland), 2015.
  15. Biagé A, Guérin E, Goldfield G, Doucet E, Strychar I, Prud’homme D. Influence of menopause transition and physical activity on stress perception: A MONET Group Study. American College of Sports Medicine (San Diego, USA), 2015.
  16. Brunet J, Gunnell KE, Teixeira P, Sabiston C, Belanger M. Unique and combined effects of competence, autonomy and relatedness on quality of life and physical activity among adolescents. Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology (Edmonton, Canada), 2015.
  17. Cameron JD, Adamo KB, Doucet E , Fried P, Goldfield GS. Effects of prenatal exposure to cigarette smoke on adiposity and metabolism: preliminary evidence of attenuated energy metabolism Teratology Society Annual Meeting (Montreal, Canada), 2015.
  18. Cameron J, Sigal R, Kenny G, Alberga A, Phillips P, Maras D, Borghese M, Murray M, Goldfield G. Increased caloric intake mediates the relationship between screen time and body mass index in overweight/obese adolescents primarily by increased carbohydrate intake: The HEARTY trial. Obesity Society’s Annual meeting at Obesity Week (Los Angeles, USA), 2015.
  19. Carson V, Tremblay MS, Chaput J-P, Chastin S. Associations between physical activity, sedentary time, sleep and cardiometabolic biomarkers of children and youth using compositional analyses. International Conference on Diet and Activity Methods (Brisbane, Australia), 2015.
  20. Carson V, Kuzik N, Hunter S, Wiebe SA, Spence JC, Friedman A, Tremblay MS, Slater L, Hinkley T. Systematic review of sedentary behavior and cognitive development in early childhood. 2015 Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2015.
  21. Chaput J-P, Saunders TJ, Tremblay MS, Katzmarzyk PT, Tremblay A, Bouchard C. Workplace standing time and the incidence of obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: A longitudinal study in adults. 2015 Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2015.
  22. Chaput JP, Katzmarzyk PT, LeBlanc AG, Tremblay MS, Barreira TV, Broyles ST, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Rae DE, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Church TS, Olds T; for the ISCOLE Research Group. Associations between sleep patterns and lifestyle behaviors in children: an international comparison. European Congress on Obesity (Prague, Czech Republic), 2015.
  23. Chaput JP. Beyond inactivity and unhealthy diet: how should we address obesity in 2015? Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres (CAPHC) (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  24. Chaput JP. Why do we need to move more? Algonquin College (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  25. Chaput JP. Epidemiological aspects of sleep and obesity. The Obesity Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting (Los Angeles, USA), 2015.
  26. Chaput JP. Is sleep deprivation a contributor to the obesity epidemic? School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine Seminar Series, University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  27. Chaput JP. Insufficient sleep and the obesity epidemic in children. Canadian Sleep Society Conference (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  28. Chaput JP. Interactions between movement, sleep and other non-movement behaviors in the pathogenesis of childhood obesity. 8th Fribourg Obesity Research Conference (FORC), University of Fribourg (Fribourg, Switzerland), 2015.
  29. Chaput JP. How to build a successful research program in academia? Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Day, University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  30. Chaput JP. L’édition 2015 du Bulletin de l’activité physique chez les jeunes de ParticipACTION. Webinar to discuss the key findings of the 2015 Report Card (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  31. Chaput JP. Workplace standing time and the incidence of obesity and type 2 diabetes: a longitudinal study in adults. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Meeting (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2015.
  32. Chaput JP. Impact of sleep habits on energy balance and body weight stability. Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Conference (Winnipeg, Canada), 2015.
  33. Chaput JP. Prévention de l’obésité chez l’enfant: un défi de taille! GRAPA Scientific Day, Université du Québec à Montréal (Montreal, Canada), 2015.
  34. Chaput JP. Is exergaming a viable tool to address obesity? Canadian Obesity Summit (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  35. Chaput JP. Sleep, food intake, and obesity in kids. Nutrition Resource Centre’s Kids in Focus Webinar Series (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  36. Chaput JP. Lack of sleep causing weight gain: observational evidence. World Congress on Sleep Medicine (Seoul, Korea), 2015.
  37. Chaput JP. The importance of a good night’s sleep for health and wellness in the workplace. Chevron (Calgary, Canada), 2015.
  38. Chaput JP. Go to sleep! Is sleep deprivation contributing to the obesity epidemic? Building Healthy Lifestyles Conference, Arizona State University (Phoenix, USA), 2015.
  39. Chaput JP. Strategies to build a successful research program in obesity-related research. The Obesity Society’s Early-Career Investigator Committee Online Webinar (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  40. da Silva DFFerraro ZMAdamo K, Machado Fa. Endurance running training guided by heart rate variability in young women: effects on performance. Human Kinetics Graduate Student Annual Research Day, University of Ottawa(Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  41. Ertel E, Cinanni N, Lee S, Adamo K, Barrowman N, Tremblay MS, Timmons B, Dillenburg R, Shanmugam G, Longmuir PE. Impact of congenital heart defects and innocent murmur on the motor development of young children. Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  42. Ferraro ZM, Adamo KB. Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain: Moving Towards the Next Generation of Smart Moms. 4th Canadian Obesity Summit (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  43. Ferraro ZM. Physical activity & pregnancy: Clinical recommendations. Invited Lecture for the uOttawa MD program Exercise is Medicine Interest Group(Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  44. Ferraro ZM. Are Health Canada’s pregnancy weight gain guidelines too liberal for patients with obesity? Invited Grand Rounds at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre(Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  45. Ferraro ZM, Page R, Zhang T, Mugbel MA, Fung-Kee-Fung K. Maternal overweight and obesity are not associated with birth weight discordance in twin pregnancies. European Congress on Obesity. (Prague, Czech Republic), 2015.
  46. Ferraro ZM.Pregnancy weight gain: What’s the limit? How to stay within it? Invited keynote for the Ontario Society for Nutrition Professionals in Public Health (OSNPPH) annual conference (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada), 2015.
  47. Ferraro ZM. Developmental origins of obesity: Inheritance or recapitulation? Invited oral presentation for fetal programming workshop. The 4th Canadian Obesity Summit(Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  48. Ferraro ZM,Adamo K. Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain: Moving Towards the Next Generation of Smart Moms. Awarded best new professional oral presentation at The 4th Canadian Obesity Summit (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  49. Ferraro ZM. Pregnancy weight gain and the developmental origins of obesity: Public health perspectives. Invited keynote – uOttawa resident physician academic day for Preventive Medicine & Public Health, University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  50. Ferraro ZM. Physical activity & pregnancy: Clinical recommendations. Guest Lecture for Professor Saunders at the University of Prince Edward Island. (Ottawa, Canada – live webcast), 2015.
  51. Fournier A, Alpous A, Costas Bradstreet C, Antunes E, Tremblay M, Longmuir PE. The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy. International Physical Literacy Conference (Vancouver, Canada), 2015.
  52. Ferraro ZM. Pregnancy weight gain: What’s the limit? How to stay within it? Invited keynote  –  uOttawa Family Medicine Academic Day on weight managementBruyere Hospital(Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  53. Ferraro ZM. Tips & Tricks for a Successful Presentation: The do’s and don’ts of Scientific Story Telling. MFM Fellow Academic Learning Session. The Ottawa General Hospital (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  54. Ferraro ZM.Pregnancy weight gain & the developmental origins of obesity. Inceptus Media Nutrition Lecture Series: Current Issues, Trends and Advances in Infant Nutrition (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  55. Ferraro ZM.  Activity Begins in Childhood (ABC) Randomized Controlled Trial day care provider workshop. Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario(Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  56. Ferraro ZM. Obesity in preconception and pregnancy: Downstream effects on child obesity. Best Start Resource Centre community public health workshop series (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  57. Ferraro ZM. The 5 A’s of healthy pregnancy weight gain. Best Start Resource Centre community public health workshop series (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  58. Fournier A, Longmuir PE. Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy. International Physical Literacy Conference, (Vancouver, Canada), 2015.
  59. Gareau A, Gunnell K, Gaudreau P. Atelier pédagogique pour introduire les analyses factorielles et les équations structurales. Société Québécoise de la Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP) (Gatineau, Canada), 2015.
  60. Gray C, Brussoni M, Gibbons R, Ishikawa T, Janssen I, Sampson M, Tremblay MS. Risky outdoor play and health indicators in children: A systematic review. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Conference (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2015.
  61. Gunnell KE, Flament M, Maras D, Buchholz A, Henderson K, Obeid N, Schubert N, Goldfield G. Changes in anxiety, screen time, and physical activity: A longitudinal REAL study over four years. 14th European Congress of Sport Psychology (Bern, Switzerland), 2015.
  62. Gunnell KE, Flament M, Maras D, Buchholz A, Henderson KA, Obeid N, Schubert N, Goldfield G. Associations between screen time, physical activity, and depression in adolescents: A four year Longitudinal REAL study.  Annual general meeting of the North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (Portland, USA), 2015.
  63. Gunnell KE. Psychological mechanisms of change and their impact on physical activity and well-being: Practical implications and considerations for analyzing change. Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Research Institute Seminar Series (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  64. Gunnell KE, Brunet J, Bélanger M. Changes in Physical Activity, Screen Time, and Hours Slept Over Three Years as Independent Predictors of Quality Of Life in Youth. Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology (Edmonton, Canada), 2015.
  65. Herman KM, Saunders TJ, Tremblay MS. Sedentary behaviour trends in Canadian adults: data from the Canadian Community Health Survey 2000 to 2012. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Annual Scientific Conference (Hamilton), October, 2015.
  66. Hadjiyannakis S. Panel Discussion: Nutrition- Tools for Assessment of Pediatric Obesity. Northern Ontario Pediatric Conference (Sudbury, Canada), 2015.
  67. Hadjiyannakis S. Pediatric Obesity: Assessment and Management Tools. The 5As of Pediatric Obesity Management and the EOSS-P Ontario Pediatric Bariatric Network Education Day (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  68. Hadjiyannakis S. Assessment of the Pediatric Patient Seeking Weight Management. Canadian Obesity Summit (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  69. Hadjiyannakis S. Clinical Debate- Bariatric Surgery for Adolescents (CON). Canadian Pediatric Endocrine Group Annual Meeting (Halifax, Canada), 2015.
  70. Hadjiyannakis S. Pediatric Obesity. 11th Annual Update in Endocrinology and Diabetes, University of Ottawa CME (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  71. Hadjiyannakis S, Clark L. Pediatric Obesity : The Essentials of Helping without Harming. CHEO’s 40th Annual Peds Refresher Course (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  72. Hadjiyannakis S. Obesity in Childhood. Mini Med School, The Ottawa Hospital (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  73. Hadjiyannakis S. Childhood Obesity. 64th Annual Family Medicine Refresher Course, University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  74. Killham ME, Ferguson LJ, Mosewich AD, Mack DE, Gunnell KE. The role of self-compassion in women athletes’ performance evaluations: A pilot study. North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (Portland, USA), 2015.
  75. Lang JJ, Longmuir P, LeBlanc A, Chaput JP, Lambert EV, Muthuri S, Onywera V, Wachira LJ, Tremblay MS. Correlates of objectively measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness in Canadian, Kenyan, and South African children. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Annual Scientific Conference (Hamilton, Canada), 2015.
  76. Lang JJ, McNeil J, Tremblay MS, Saunders TJ. Sit less, stand more: A randomized point-of-decision prompt intervention to reduce sedentary time. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference (San Diego, USA), 2015.
  77. Lang J, Longmuir P, Tremblay MS. Feasibility of the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy’s obstacle course to assess movement skill proficiency of groups of children. 29th Australian Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation International Conference (Adelaide, Australia), 2015.
  78. Larouche R, Garriguet D, Gunnell KE, Goldfield GS, Tremblay MS. Relationship between time spent outdoors, physical activity and health-related indicators among children: the 2012-2013 Canadian Health Measures Survey. XXIX Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting (Utrecht, Netherlands), 2015.
  79. Larouche R, Tremblay MS. Active transportation: are Canadian children and youth reaching the target? 1st International Conference on Transport and Health (London, England), 2015.
  80. Larouche R, Chaput JP, Leduc G, Boyer C, LeBlanc AG, Borghese MM, Tremblay MS. Is the duration of active school travel associated with children’s body composition? Canadian Obesity Summit (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  81. Larouche R, Faulkner GEJ, Tremblay MS. Prevalence and correlates of active transportation among adults: the 2007-2011 Canadian Health Measures Surveys. Moving Active Transportation to Higher Ground: Opportunities for Accelerating the Assessment of Health Impacts Conference (Washington, USA), 2015.
  82. Larouche R, Oyeyemi AL, Prista A, Onywera V, Akinroye KK, Tremblay MS. Measuring active transportation in children and youth: a systematic review. Active Living Research Conference (San Diego, USA), 2015.
  83. Larouche R, Stone MR, Buliung RN, Faulkner GEJ. “I want to bike, but I can’t!” – profiling the children who would prefer to cycle to school. 2015 International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2015.
  84. LeBlanc AG, Katzmarzyk PT, Barreira TV, Broyles ST, Chaput J-P, Church TS, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Tremblay MS. Correlates of sedentary behaviour across 12 countries: The International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE). International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Conference (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2015.
  85. LeBlanc AG, Chaput JP, Boyer C, Borghese MM, Larouche R, Leduc G, Tremblay MS. Is school language associated with weight status, physical activity, or sedentary behaviour in Canadian children? Canadian Obesity Network Summit (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  86. LeBlanc AG, Tremblay MS, Leduc G, Boyer C, Borghese MM, Chaput JP. Associations between sleep characteristics and dietary intake patterns in 10 year-old Canadian children. World Congress on Sleep Medicine (Seoul, South Korea), 2015.
  87. LeBlanc AG, Boyer C, Borghese MM, Chaput J-P, Leduc G, Tremblay MS, Longmuir PE. Association between habitual activity and knowledge of public health guidelines in Canada. World Congress on Sleep Medicine (Seoul, South Korea), 2015.
  88. LeBlanc AG. Importance on lifestyle habits on healthy active living. Ontario Parks (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  89. LeBlanc AG. Importance of lifestyle habits on healthy active living. Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  90. LeBlanc AG, Gunnell K. Active Kids, Healthy Kids – A Workshop for Parents. Robert Hopkins Public School (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  91. Longmuir PE, Boyer C, McClelland K, Tremblay MS. Teacher ratings of student’s physical activity behaviour, knowledge, attitudes, skill and fitness have low to moderate association with direct measures of student performance. Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  92. Longmuir PE, Tremblay MS. Assessing children’s capacity for physical activity: A valid and reliable physical literacy assessment and screening tasks. XXIX Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting (Utrecht, Netherlands), 2015.
  93. Longmuir PE, Colley RC, Wherley VA, Tremblay MS. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Position Stand: benefit and risk for promoting childhood physical activity. XXIX Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting (Utrecht, Netherlands), 2015.
  94. Longmuir PE, Boyer C, McClelland K, Tremblay MS. Teacher ratings of students’ physical activity behaviour, knowledge, attitudes, skill and fitness have low to moderate association with direct measures of student performance. Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting (Utrecht, Netherlands), 2015.
  95. Longmuir PE, Faulkner G, McCrindle BW. Elementary school children after Fontan perceive more barriers to physical activity than healthy peers. Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  96. Longmuir PE, Xiong C, Alpous A, Pohl D. Physical activity counselling in children and adolescents with chronic headaches: A pilot study of feasibility and impact. Pediatric Work Physiology 2015 (Utrecht, Netherlands), 2015.
  97. Longmuir PE, Alpous A, Lougheed J. Motor skill and muscular endurance deficits and sedentary behaviour contribute to lower physical literacy in children with congenital heart defects. Canadian Paediatric Society (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  98. Longmuir PE, Alpous A. CAPL screening: Simple and fast tasks to identify children with low physical literacy. International Physical Literacy Conference (Vancouver, Canada), 2015.
  99. Longmuir PE, Alpous A, Hamer S, Lougheed J, Pohl D. Physical literacy of children with epilepsy and congenital heart disease. International Physical Literacy Conference (Vancouver, Canada), 2015.
  100. Longmuir PE, Yap L, Bravo C, Lee SL, Brandão LR. Body Contact Risk During childhood physical activity: Feasibility of a novel method for objective measurements to inform the care of children at risk for bleeding injuries. Association of Hemophilia Clinic Directors of Canada Annual General Meeting (Halifax, Canada), 2015.
  101. Maras D, Murray MA, Schubert N, Henderson K, Buchholz A, Flament MF, Obeid N, Goldfield GS. Negative body and weight esteem differentially mediate the relationship between thin-ideal internalization and mental health in female adolescents. Psychology Outside the Box 2015, University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  102. Mugbel MA, Ferraro ZM, Page R, Abbad NA, Zhang T, Lepage N, Fung Kee Fung K. First trimester nuchal translucency in twin pregnancy as a predictor of birth weight discordance.  25th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology(Montreal, Canada), 2015.
  103. Mugbel MA, Ferraro ZM, Page R, Abbad NA, Zhang T, Lepage N, Fung Kee Fung K. First trimester crown-rump length in twin pregnancy as a predictor of birth weight discordance.  25th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology(Montreal, Canada), 2015.
  104. Murray MA, Maras D, Goldfield GS. The relationship between social media engagement and externalized eating. 2015 American Psychological Association Conference (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  105. Orr K, LeBlanc AG, Berry T, Deshpande S, Faulkner G, Latimer-Cheung AE, O’Reilly N, Rhodes RE, Spence JC, Tremblay MS. Awareness of Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines and self-reported physical activity: cross-sectional analysis. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Annual Scientific Conference (Hamilton, Canada), 2015.
  106. Qiao Y, Ma J, Wang Yu, Li W, Katzmarzyk PT, Chaput J-P, Fogelholm M, Johnson WD, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia JAR Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Tudor-Locke C, Church TS, Zhao P, Hu G. Birth weight and childhood obesity: a 12-country study. 1st International Congress on Childhood Obesity and Hypertension (Beijing, China), 2015.
  107. Rhodes RE, Berry T, Deshpande S, Faulkner G, Latimer-Cheung A, O’Reilly N, Spence JC, Tremblay MS. Predicting changes in child physical activity and three types of parental support behaviors across 12 months. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Conference (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2015.
  108. Sarker H, Anderson L, Borkhoff C, Abreo K, Tremblay MS, Lebovic G, Maguire J, Parkin P, Birken C. Validation of parent-reported physical and sedentary activity by accelerometry in young children. Canadian Obesity Network Summit (Toronto, Canada), 2015.
  109. Tremblay MS. Promoting active outdoor play: benefits, risks, and challenges. Invited presentation to Thunder Bay Healthy Kids Community Challenge Community Leader Forum (Thunder Bay, Canada), 2015.
  110. Tremblay MS. Back to the basics – the importance of active outdoor play. Invited presentation to Thunder Bay Healthy Kids Community Challenge Public Forum (Thunder Bay, Canada), 2015.
  111. Tremblay MS. An Introduction to the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy. Invited presentation at the 2015 Nanjing International Symposium on Youth Fitness and Health (Nanjing, China), 2015.
  112. Tremblay MS, Gray C, Babcock S, Barnes J, Costas Bradstreet C, Carr D, Chabot G, Choquette L, Chorney D, Collyer C, Herrington S, Janson K, Janssen I, Larouche R, Pickett W, Power M, Sandseter EBH, Simon B, Brussoni M. Position Statement on Active Outdoor Play. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Annual Scientific Conference (Hamilton, Canada), 2015.
  113. Tremblay MS. Pediatric physical activity and brain function: an overview of relationships, possible mechanisms, ands research gaps. Invited presentation in the Movement as a window to the developing brain symposium at the 6th Annual Brain Development Conference (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  114. Tremblay MS. Stand-up and take the next step in child health and exercise research: Journeying into unfamiliar territory. Invited Joseph Rutenfranz lecture at the XXIX Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting (Utrecht, Netherlands), 2015.
  115. Tremblay MS. Active Healthy Kids Report Cards. Workshop presentation at the XXIX Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting (Utrecht, Netherlands), 2015.
  116. Tremblay MS. Position Statement on Active Outdoor Play: A foundation of evidence to get kids outdoors. Invited presentation to Ottawa Public Health and Partners (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  117. Tremblay MS. Are the Kids Alright? A 24-hour movement guideline for healthier children and youth. Invited webinar presentation to The Conference Board of Canada (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  118. Tremblay MS. Current challenges and possible solutions for promoting healthy active living among today’s children and youth. Invited presentation at the 2015 YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region Chair’s Round Table (Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  119. Tremblay MS. Physical activity and sedentary behavior – what matters most in health maintenance. Invited presentation for the American College of Advanced Medicine “Functional Approaches to Treating Obesity, Practical Methods that Work” Webinar Series (on-line from Ottawa, Canada), 2015.
  120. Tremblay MS, Carson V, Barnes J, Moreau E, LeBlanc CMA. Increasing Canadian Pediatricians’ awareness and use of new Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for children and youth. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Conference (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2015.
  121. Tremblay MS. Public Health Guidelines for Sedentary Behaviour. Invited symposium presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference (San Diego, USA), 2015.
  122. Tremblay MS. Playing Outside the Hospital: An iconoclastic perspective on research priorities in children’s health. Invited keynote address at the University of Alberta, Department of Pediatrics Research Day (Edmonton, Canada), 2015.
  123. Tremblay MS. Making Movement a Movement: New insights on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep. Invited presentation for University of Alberta Department of Pediatrics: Peditaric Grand Rounds (Edmonton), May, 2015.
  124. Tremblay MS. Thinking Outside the Gym: An integrated perspective for healthy movement behaviours in early childhood. Invited keynote address at the National Early Years Conference (Moose Jaw, Canada), 2015.
  125. Tremblay MS. Active Video Games: Friend or Foe? Invited presentation at the National Early Years Conference (Moose Jaw, Canada), 2015.
  126. Tremblay MS, Longmuir P. Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy. 29th Australian Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation International Conference (Adelaide, Australia), 2015.
  127. Tremblay MS, Longmuir P. Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy. Invited presentation at Southwest University (Chong Qing, China), 2015.
  128. Tremblay MS, Longmuir P. Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy. Invited presentation to the Xigang School District (Da Lian, China), 2015.
  129. Tremblay MS, Longmuir P. Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy. Invited presentation at the Fujian Normal University (Fuzhou, China), 2015.
  130. Tremblay MS. China’s Physical Activity Report Card for Children and Youth and the Global Matrix 2.0. Invited presentation at the Shanghai Sports University (Shanghai, China), 2015.
  131. Tremblay MS, Longmuir P. Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy. Invited presentation at the Shanghai Sports University (Shanghai, China), 2015.
  132. VepsäläinenH, Mikkilä V, Erkkola M, Broyles ST, Chaput J-P, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Church TS, Katzmarzyk PT, Fogelholm M. Association between home and school food environments and dietary behaviors among 9–11-year-old children in 12 countries. International Conference on Diet and Activity Methods (Brisbane, Australia), 2015.