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Posted in on 14 May 2011
Stats: 49,566 views and No Comments ...2013. Adamo KB, Ferraro Z, Keely E, Stacey D, Goldfield G, Hadjiyannakis S, Walker M, Barrowman N. The maternal obesity management (MOM) trial protocol: a lifestyle intervention during pregnancy to minimize downstream obesity. Contemporary Clinical Trials 35: 87-96, 2013. Alberga A, Medd ER, Adamo KB, Goldfield GS, Prud’homme D, Kenny G, Sigal RJ. Top 10 practical lessons learned from physical activity interventions with overweight and obese chil...
HALO Researchers Make 7 Presentations at Obesity 2011
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Posted in Presentations on 6 October 2011
Stats: 3,113 views and No Comments HALO Researchers made 7 presentations at the Obesity 2011, one of the world’s largest gatherings of obesity professionals, which includes leading obesity scientists. The 29th Annual Meeting of the Obesity Society was held in Orlando, Florida on October 2-4, 2011. Of special note, the poster presentation by HALO PhD student Zach Ferraro received a special highlight from the program committee daily publication “TOS times” as a must see poste...
HALO Researchers Make 5 Presentations in Boston at the Obesity Society’s Annual Meeting
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Posted in Presentations on 17 November 2014
Stats: 293 views and No Comments HALO researchers traveled to Boston in November to attend and present at the Obesity Society’s Annual Meeting, which is one of the world’s largest gatherings of obesity professionals. Citation details are below: Adamo KB, Wilson S, Brett KE, Ferraro ZM, Nerenberg K, Goldfield G, Keely E, Hadjiyannakis S, Walker M. The Maternal Obesity Management (MOM) Pilot RCT: A Prenatal Lifestyle Intervention. The Obesity Society meeting, Boston,...
HALO Involved in New Research on Abdominal Obesity Trends in Canada
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Posted in Publications on 6 June 2011
Stats: 1,051 views and No Comments Dr. Mark Tremblay is coauthor on a manuscript just published in the international journal Obesity Reviews. The paper “Prevalence and secular changes in abdominal obesity in Canadian adolescents and adults, 1981 to 2007-2009” demonstrates that waist circumferences have increased dramatically over the past 30 years and at a rate greater than that seen with changes in BMI. The full paper citation is provided below: I. Janssen, M. Shields, C.L. Crai...
Evidence of an Overweight/Obesity Transition among School-Aged Children and Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review
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Posted in Publications on 31 March 2014
Stats: 491 views and No Comments ...LeBlanc, Dr. Vincent Onywera and Dr. Mark Tremblay) are co-authors on a paper, “Evidence of an Overweight/Obesity Transition among School-Aged Children and Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review,” that was recently published in PLos One. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Muthuri SK, Francis CE, Wachira LJ, Leblanc AG, Sampson M, Onywera VO, Tremblay MS. Evidence of an Overweight/Obesity Transition among...
Dr. Mark Tremblay Publishes 2 Two Papers on Abdominal Obesity
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Posted in Publications on 16 May 2012
Stats: 936 views and No Comments ...tations details are below: Margot Shields, Mark S. Tremblay, Sarah Connor Gorber, Ian Janssen (2012). Abdominal obesity and cardiovascular disease risk factors within body mass index categories. Health Reports, 23(2):1-9. ABSTRACT: Background: Several organizations recommend the use of measures of abdominal obesity in conjunction with body mass index (BMI) to assess obesity-related health risk. Recent evidence suggests that waist circumference (W...
Stephanie Prince-Ware Publishes Paper on Relationships Between Neighborhood, Physical Activity and Obesity
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Posted in Publications on 8 October 2012
Stats: 2,503 views and No Comments Stephanie Prince-Ware (former PhD student) and Dr. Mark Tremblay (Director) have published a new paper in Obesity titled, “Relationships Between Neighborhoods, Physical Activity, and Obesity: A Multilevel Analysis of a Large Canadian City“.  Citation details are below: Prince SA, Kristjansson EA, Russell K, Billette JM, Sawada MC, Ali A, Tremblay MS, Prud’homme D. Relationships Between Neighborhoods, Physical Activity, and Obes...
Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput
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Posted in on 15 May 2011
Stats: 16,168 views and 74 Comments ...Research Institute Biography Dr. Chaput currently holds a Junior Research Chair in Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research. His research focuses on obesity prevention and the adoption of a healthy lifestyle. He is also interested in new determinants of obesity such as lack of sleep and mental stress. Dr. Chaput has published more than 130 peer-reviewed scientific articles and has contributed to a large number of conferences around the world...
Dr. Kristi Adamo
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Posted in on 15 May 2011
Stats: 14,855 views and 49 Comments ...ry , CHEO RI Biography Dr. Adamo is a Research Scientist and founding member of the Healthy Active Living and Obesity (HALO) Research Group at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute and is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine (Pediatrics) and the Faculty of Health Sciences (Human Kinetics) at the University of Ottawa. She has a multidisciplinary background that includes an undergraduate degree in Human Kineti...
Three HALO Researchers Present Papers at the International Congress on Obesity in Malaysia
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Posted in Presentations on 2 April 2014
Stats: 2,186 views and No Comments HALO was well represented at the International Congress on Obesity, March 17-20 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Michael Borghese, Jean-Philippe Chaput and Mark Tremblay each gave presentations and were involved in others. The presentation details are provided below. Borghese MM, Tremblay MS, Leduc G, Boyer C, Bélanger P, LeBlanc AG, Francis C, Chaput JP . Television viewing and food intake pattern of normal weight, overweight, and obese 9-11 year-ol...