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Don’t Forget to Register: 2014 Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children Only a Week Away
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Posted in Events on 5 May 2014
Stats: and No Comments Active Healthy Kids Canada proudly presents the Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children May 19-22, 2014 in beautiful Toronto, Canada.This four day conference will bring together those who are working to resolve the growing childhood physical inactivity crisis. Anyone whose work touches physical activity for children should count… [read more]
Dr. Mark Tremblay Delivers Invited Presentation at 8th Annual Family Health Registered Dietician Conference
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Posted in Presentations on 17 September 2013
Stats: and No Comments On September 12 Professor Mark Tremblay delivered an invited presentation at the 8th Annual Family Health Team Registered Dietician Conference in Guelph. The presentation titled “Stand Up for Healthy Active Living: New Perspectives on the Perils of Sedentary Behaviours” is self-descriptive!… [read more]
Major Initiatives Related to Childhood Obesity and Physical Inactivity in Canada: 2014 Year in Review
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Posted in on 6 January 2016
Stats: and Comments Off on Major Initiatives Related to Childhood Obesity and Physical Inactivity in Canada: 2014 Year in Review Download PDF Authors Mark S. Tremblay, Ph.D., Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario Stephanie A. Prince, Ph.D., Division of Prevention and Rehabilitation, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario Jennifer Ham, Faculty of… [read more]
FREE Physical Literacy and CAPL Workshop / Webinar Series
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Posted in Featured Posts on 20 October 2015
Stats: and No Comments Do you want to know how to assess the physical literacy of children 8 to 12 years of age in a valid and reliable way? Then this workshop/webinar series is for you! Through funding from the Trillium Foundation, HALO will be leading FREE training workshops and webinars on physical literacy… [read more]
Physical Activity and Brain Development Workshop
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Posted in Events, Featured Posts on 29 September 2015
Stats: and No Comments HALO is involved in the organization of an upcoming workshop in Whitby, Ontario, that explores the impacts of physical activity on children’s brain development by bringing together community organizations offering physical activity programs and researchers in Exercise and Brain Sciences. Click here for more details and to register.… [read more]
FREE Physical Literacy and CAPL Workshop / Webinar Series
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Posted in Featured Posts on 21 July 2015
Stats: and No Comments Do you want to know how to assess the physical literacy of children 8 to 12 years of age in a valid and reliable way? Then this workshop/webinar series is for you! Through funding from the Trillium Foundation, HALO will be leading FREE training workshops and webinars on physical literacy… [read more]
ParticipACTION Report Card Webinar: THE BIGGEST RISK IS KEEPING KIDS INDOORS
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Posted in Events on 16 June 2015
Stats: and No Comments Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EST ParticipACTION is proud to have recently assumed the leadership for developing and disseminating the ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. Over the past ten years, the Report Card (formerly produced by Active Healthy Kids Canada),… [read more]
Active Video Games and Energy Balance in Male Adolescents
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Posted in Publications on 16 June 2015
Stats: and No Comments HALO MSc student Aidan Gribbon is lead author on a paper, “Active video games and energy balance in male adolescents: a randomized crossover trial,” that was recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Aidan Gribbon, Jessica McNeil, Ollie… [read more]
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: 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]
Activity Begins in Childhood (ABC) – Inspiring Healthy Active Behaviour in Preschoolers
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Posted in Publications on 12 August 2014
Stats: and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo is lead author on a paper, “Activity Begins in Childhood (ABC) – inspiring healthy active behaviour in preschoolers: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial,” that was recently published in Trials. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Adamo KB, Barrowman N, Naylor… [read more]