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Train Your Brain! Guest Blog from Drs. Gunnell, Poitras, and Tremblay
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Posted in Media Coverage on 3 November 2015
Stats: and No Comments Last week, Drs. Katie Gunnell, Veronica Poitras, and Mark Tremblay were invited to write a guest blog for the Canadian Education Association about the benefits of physical activity for brain development in adolescents. From the blog post: Decades of research have shown that children who are physically active have a… [read more]
HALO Publication Featured Paper for October on the Nutrition Society’s Blog
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Posted in Media Coverage on 29 October 2015
Stats: and No Comments Several months ago, HALO alumnus Michael Borghese and several other HALOites wrote 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 published in the Journal of Nutritional Science. The Nutrition Society selected the publication… [read more]
Stacey Alpous Guest Blogs about Physical Literacy for ParticipACTION
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Posted in Publications on 24 September 2015
Stats: and No Comments HALO Research Coordinator Stacey Alpous wrote a guest blog post, “Physical Literacy: A journey, not a destination,” that was published yesterday on ParticipACTION’s blog. In the post, Stacey explains that physical literacy provides children with the building blocks to be physically active. Click here to read the entire post.… [read more]
HALO Website Makes Healthline’s List of Top Obesity Blogs for Second Year in a Row
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Posted in Featured Posts on 15 July 2013
Stats: and No Comments The editors of Healthline recently published the final list of their favorite obesity blogs of 2013 and haloresearch.ca made the cut for the second year in a row. The blogs run by PhD students Travis Saunders (Obesity Panacea) and Megan Carter (Verdant Nation) also made the list for the second… [read more]
HALO Website Makes Healthline’s List of Top Obesity Blogs of 2012
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Posted in Featured Posts on 9 August 2012
Stats: and No Comments The editors of Healthline recently published the final list of their favorite obesity blogs of 2012 and haloresearch.ca made the cut. The blogs run by PhD students Travis Saunders (Obesity Panacea) and Megan Carter (Verdant Nation) also made the list. Congratulations HALO bloggers!… [read more]
HALO Systematic Review Featured on the Scope Medical Blog
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Posted in Media Coverage on 28 September 2011
Stats: and No Comments The Scope medical blog, published by the Stanford School of Medicine, ran an article yesterday discussing the world’s first systematic review of sedentary behaviour and health in school-aged children. Featured in the article was HALO PhD student Travis Saunders, a co-author on the systematic review along with fellow HALO researchers… [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]
Dr. Richard Larouche’s Best Recommendations For Staying Active this Winter
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Posted in Media Coverage on 15 December 2015
Stats: and No Comments Dr. Richard Larouche recently wrote a blog post titled, “As we head into winter, here are our best tips to walk/bike/scooter through the season!,” that was published on ParticipACTION’s PepTalk blog. From the blog post: Be prepared. “There’s no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothing” goes the… [read more]
HALO Receives Donation From Algonquin College
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Posted in Featured Posts on 24 November 2015
Stats: and No Comments HALO would like to thank Algonquin College for another generous donation! With leadership from Kristen Hayes and Pierre Chartier in partnership with the CHEO Foundation, students from Algonquin College raised $3,885 for HALO research. HALO Research Scientist Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput was in attendance to receive the donation. Thanks to Kristen,… [read more]
Do You Want to Provide Children With the Building Blocks to be Physically Active? Help Spread the Word with ParticipACTION!
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Posted in Physical Literacy on 5 November 2015
Stats: and No Comments The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy (CAPL) can help you support and develop physical literacy among children 8 to 12 years old. CAPL supports the newly created Physical Literacy Consensus Statement. Physical Literacy Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for… [read more]