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Comparative Study of Physical Activity Patterns Among School Children in Kenya and Canada: Results from the ISCOLE Project
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Posted in Publications on 17 July 2014
Stats: 341 views and No Comments ...220;Comparative Study of Physical Activity Patterns Among School Children in Kenya and Canada: Results from the ISCOLE Project,” that was recently published in the African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD). Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Muthuri SK, Wachira L-JM, Onywera VO, Tremblay MS. Comparative Study of Physical Activity Patterns Among School Children in Kenya and Canada: Res...
Correlates of Objectively Measured Overweight/Obesity and Physical Activity in Kenyan School Children: Results from ISCOLE-Kenya
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Posted in Publications on 20 June 2014
Stats: 281 views and No Comments ...elates of objectively measured overweight/obesity and physical activity in Kenyan school children: results from ISCOLE-Kenya,” that was recently published in BMC Public Health. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Muthuri SK, Wachira LJ, Onywera VO, Tremblay MS. Correlates of objectively measured overweight/obesity and physical activity in Kenyan school children: results from ISCOLE-Kenya. BMC Public Health. 2014 May 9;14(...
Dr. Geneviève Leduc Interviewed by Le Soleil About the ISCOLE Research Study
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Posted in Media Coverage on 25 June 2012
Stats: 8,882 views and No Comments ...neviève Leduc, Project Manager for the International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE), was recently interviewed about the study by Le Soleil in an article titled, “Une vie consacrée à la santé physique des enfants.” From the article: Depuis deux mois, [Dr. Geneviève Leduc] agit à titre de chef de projet au sein du programme de recherche Halo, qui se penche sur un protocole de recherche destiné à établ...
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Posted in on 2 May 2013
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How ISCOLE Children Performed on the Study Tests
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Posted in on 2 May 2013
Stats: 1,678 views and No Comments Below are the overall test results for each fitness test. Please note that 212 children (80 boys and 132 girls) in Grade 5 participated in 2012-2013 and are included in these results. Plank Test The plank requires the student to maintain a straight body position, supported only on the forearms and toes. The time that the plank position can be maintained is recorded. Grip Strength The grip strength measures the force that the student can apply...
Allana LeBlanc Travels to Pennington Biomedical Research Centre in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for Statistical Training
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Posted in Training on 5 June 2014
Stats: 171 views and No Comments ...n is the coordinating center for the International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyles, and the Environment (ISCOLE), a twelve country study looking at the relationships between physical activity, sedentary behavior, and obesity in 10-year old children. Pennington has an incredible team of biostatisticians to deal with the complex methodology and data management of ISCOLE.  For her doctoral dissertation, Allana is using ISCOLE data, and multi-...
HALOites Make 27 Presentations at Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children in Toronto
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Posted in 2014 Physical Activity Report Card, Presentations on 22 May 2014
Stats: 498 views and No Comments ...rences in Objectively Measured Overweight/Obesity and Physical Activity in Kenyan School Children: Results from ISCOLE-Kenya. The Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children (Toronto, Canada), May, 2014. Mark Tremblay. Opening Remarks & Unveiling the “Global Matrix”: A comparison of childhood physical activity across 15 countries. The Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children (Toronto, Canada), May, 2014. Mark Tremblay, Jennif...
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Posted in on 14 May 2011
Stats: 49,339 views and No Comments ...y, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE) Canadian Site $420,000 (2011-2015) Tremblay/Onywera Pennington Biomedical Research Center (co-ordinating center)...
EXPIRED: Project Manager / Chef de projet
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Posted in Careers on 13 February 2012
Stats: 5,700 views and No Comments ...) to work for the Canadian site of the International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE). The ISCOLE study will perform physical activity and obesity measures on 500 grade 5 children in English and French schools in the Ottawa area over a one-year period. This is part of a larger study being completed in 12 countries around the world. Deadline for applications is March 1, 2012. To read the entire job posting, click...