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6th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity: Call for Abstracts and Advance Notice
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Posted in Events, Featured Posts on 21 January 2016
Stats: and No Comments Call for abstracts The 6th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity provides an excellent forum for authors to present their work in an interactive setting. We are now accepting abstract submission for posters and 15-minute oral presentations. Please submit your abstract online. … [read more]
Facilitators and Barriers to Noninvasive Ventilation Adherence in Youth with Nocturnal Hypoventilation Secondary to Obesity or Neuromuscular Disease
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Posted in Publications on 13 January 2016
Stats: and No Comments Drs. Jean-Philippe Chaput and Annick Buchholz are authors on a paper, “Facilitators and barriers to noninvasive ventilation adherence in youth with nocturnal hypoventilation secondary to obesity or neuromuscular disease,” that was recently published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below.… [read more]
Major Initiatives Related to Childhood Obesity and Physical Inactivity in Canada: 2014 Year in Review
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Posted in Featured Posts, Publications on 11 January 2016
Stats: and No Comments On two previous occasions (2007 and 2012), HALO Director Dr. Mark Tremblay has authored papers that have reviewed major initiatives related to childhood obesity and physical inactivity in Canada. The latest installment, “Major Initiatives Related to Childhood Obesity and Physical Inactivity in Canada: 2014 Year in Review,” is available here… [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]
Aerobic and Resistance Training Decreased Abdominal Fat in Adolescents with Obesity
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Posted in Publications on 14 December 2015
Stats: and No Comments Drs. Gary Goldfield and Stasia Hadjiyannakis are co-authors on a paper, “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,” that was recently published in the International Journal of Obesity. Citation details and a summary of… [read more]
Resistance Training, Alone or in Combination with Aerobic Training, May Provide Psychological Benefits in Adolescents with Overweight or Obesity
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Posted in Publications on 11 December 2015
Stats: and No Comments Dr. Gary Goldfield is lead author on a paper, “Effects of aerobic training, resistance training, or both on psychological health in adolescents with obesity: The HEARTY randomized controlled trial,” that was recently published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Citation details and a summary of the paper are… [read more]
Association Between Genetic Variants of the Clock Gene and Obesity and Sleep Duration
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Posted in Publications on 10 December 2015
Stats: and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is senior author on a paper, “Association between genetic variants of the clock gene and obesity and sleep duration,” that was recently published in the Journal of Physiology and Biochemistry. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Valladares M, Obregón AM, Chaput JP. Association… [read more]
Is Sleep Deprivation a Contributor to the Obesity Epidemic?
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Posted in Events on 6 October 2015
Stats: and No Comments HALO Research Scientist Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput will be making a presentation titled, “Is Sleep Deprivation a Contributor to the Obesity Epidemic?,” on Monday, October 19th (Roger Guindon Hall, Room 1007) at 11:45 am. Click here to view the poster.… [read more]
Physical Activity, Sedentary Time, and Obesity in an International Sample of Children
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Posted in Publications on 22 September 2015
Stats: and No Comments Drs. Jean-Philippe Chaput, Vincent Onywera and Mark Tremblay are authors on a paper, “Physical Activity, Sedentary Time, and Obesity in an International Sample of Children,” that was recently published in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Katzmarzyk PT, Barreira… [read more]
Allana LeBlanc Named to Canadian Obesity Network Executive Committee
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Posted in Appointments on 20 August 2015
Stats: and 1 Comment HALO PhD student Allana LeBlanc was just named to the Canadian Obesity Network (CON) Student and Young Professional National Executive Committee as Science Committee Representative for the 2015-2016 term. The Canadian Obesity Network is the largest Obesity network in the world. The 2015/2016 CON-SNP Executive Committee will play an integral… [read more]