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Relationship Between Soft Drink Consumption and Obesity in 9–11 Years Old Children in a Multi-National Study

Drs. Jean-Philippe Chaput and Mark Tremblay are authors on a paper, “Relationship between Soft Drink Consumption and Obesity in 9–11 Years Old Children in a Multi-National Study,” that was recently published in Nutrients. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Peter T. Katzmarzyk, Stephanie T. Broyles, Catherine M. Champagne, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Mikael Fogelholm, Gang Hu, Rebecca Kuriyan, Anura Kurpad, Estelle V. Lambert, Jose Maia, Victor Matsudo, Timothy Olds, Vincent Onywera, Olga L. Sarmiento, Martyn Standage, Mark S. Tremblay, Catrine Tudor-Locke, Pei Zhao. Relationship between Soft Drink Consumption and Obesity in 9–11 Years Old Children in a...

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Attachment Style and Obesity: Disordered Eating Behaviors as a Mediator in a Community Sample of Canadian Youth

Former HALO student Danijela Maras is lead author on a paper, “Attachment Style and Obesity: Disordered Eating Behaviors as a Mediator in a Community Sample of Canadian Youth,” that was recently published in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Maras D, Obeid N, Flament M, Buchholz A, Henderson KA, Gick M, Goldfield GS. Attachment Style and Obesity: Disordered Eating Behaviors as a Mediator in a Community Sample of Canadian Youth. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2016 Nov/Dec;37(9):762-770. Abstract OBJECTIVE. Obesity and overweight are associated with many negative health outcomes. Attachment style has been implicated...

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6th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

Conference description This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 6th Conference will focus on the role of mental health in the etiology and management of childhood and adolescent obesity. The meeting will examine important psychobiological and psychosocial determinants of childhood obesity. Specifically, the conference will provide insight on prevention and management strategies in childhood obesity at the policy, school, public health, and all care levels through a mental health lens. » Visit the conference website Who will be interested? This conference is for those with an interest in,...

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Maternal Gestational Diabetes and Childhood Obesity at Age 9-11: Results of a Multinational Study

Research Scientist Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput, Affiliate Investigator Dr. Vincent Onywera and HALO Director Dr. Mark Tremblay are among the authors on a paper, “Maternal gestational diabetes and childhood obesity at age 9-11: results of a multinational study,” that was recently published in Diabetologia. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Zhao P, Liu E, Qiao Y, Katzmarzyk PT, Chaput JP, Fogelholm M, Johnson WD, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia JA, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tremblay MS, Tudor-Locke C, Hu G; ISCOLE Research Group. Maternal gestational diabetes and childhood obesity at age...

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Lack of Sleep as a Contributor to Obesity in Adolescents: Impacts on Eating and Activity Behaviors

Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput and MSc student Caroline Dutil are co-authors on a paper, “Lack of sleep as a contributor to obesity in adolescents: impacts on eating and activity behaviors,” that was recently published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Chaput JP, Dutil C. Lack of sleep as a contributor to obesity in adolescents: impacts on eating and activity behaviors. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2016 Sep 26;13(1):103. Abstract BACKGROUND. Sleep is an important contributor to physical and mental health; however, chronic sleep deprivation has become common in adolescents,...

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About HALO

The Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (HALO) was established in 2007 in response to the escalating obesity crisis and the increasing complexity of related co-morbidities. Today the HALO team consists of 17 staff (including 6 researchers), a childhood obesity clinical team (Centre for Healthy Active Living), 17 graduate students, and many community volunteers. Since its inception in 2007, HALO has received over $12 million in research funding; produced more than 520 peer-reviewed publications; has given more than 980 scholarly presentations locally, nationally and internationally; and secured more than 1.3 billion media impressions!

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