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High Moderate- to Vigorous-Intensity Physical Activity More Important than High Birth Weight as a Correlate of Obesity in Children

Drs. Jean-Philippe Chaput and Mark Tremblay are co-authors on a paper, “Joint association of birth weight and physical activity/sedentary behavior with obesity in children ages 9-11 years from 12 countries,” that was recently published in Obesity. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Qiao, Y., Zhang, T., Liu, H., Katzmarzyk, P. T., Chaput, J.-P., Fogelholm, M., Johnson, W. D., Kuriyan, R., Kurpad, A., Lambert, E. V., Maher, C., Maia, J. A.R., Matsudo, V., Olds, T., Onywera, V., Sarmiento, O. L., Standage, M., Tremblay, M. S., Tudor-Locke, C., Zhao, P., Hu, G. and for the ISCOLE Research Group...

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Effects of Aerobic or Resistance Training or Both on Health-Related Quality of Life in Youth with Obesity: the HEARTY Trial

HALO Clinical Scientist Dr. Gary Goldfield is lead author on a paper, “Effects of aerobic or resistance training or both on health-related quality of life in youth with obesity: the HEARTY Trial,” that was recently published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition & Metabolism. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Goldfield GS, Kenny GP, Alberga AS, Tulloch HE, Doucette S, Cameron JD, Sigal RJ. Effects of aerobic or resistance training or both on health-related quality of life in youth with obesity: the HEARTY Trial. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2017 Apr;42(4):361-370. Abstract This study examined the effects of aerobic and resistance...

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Interactions Between Sleep, Movement and Other Non-Movement Behaviours in the Pathogenesis of Childhood Obesity

Research Scientist Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is lead author on a paper, “Interactions between sleep, movement and other non-movement behaviours in the pathogenesis of childhood obesity,” that was recently published in Obesity Reviews. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Chaput JP, Saunders TJ, Carson V. Interactions between sleep, movement and other non-movement behaviours in the pathogenesis of childhood obesity. Obes Rev. 2017 Feb;18 Suppl 1:7-14. doi: 10.1111/obr.12508.   Abstract Research examining the health effects of physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep on different health outcomes has largely been conducted independently or in isolation of the other behaviours....

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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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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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