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Posted in on 14 May 2011
Stats: 46,892 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 chi...
HALO Researchers Make 7 Presentations at Obesity 2011
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Posted in Presentations on 6 October 2011
Stats: 2,929 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 Involved in New Research on Abdominal Obesity Trends in Canada
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Posted in Publications on 6 June 2011
Stats: 1,037 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: 464 views and No Comments HALO researchers (Stella Muthuri, Claire Francis, Allana 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, Trembl...
Dr. Mark Tremblay Publishes 2 Two Papers on Abdominal Obesity
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Posted in Publications on 16 May 2012
Stats: 915 views and No Comments ...itations 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 (...
Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput
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Posted in on 15 May 2011
Stats: 14,989 views and 74 Comments ...o 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 worl...
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: 2,210 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. Kristi Adamo
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Posted in on 15 May 2011
Stats: 13,989 views and 49 Comments ..., Professional and Scholarly Focus and Service Current research interests include: i) intergenerational cycle of obesity, ii) child obesity prevention, iii) lifestyle contributors to maternal-fetal health, iv) critical periods of growth and development, v) maternal-placental-fetal dialogue Associate Editor, Applied Physiology, Nutrition & Metabolism (official journal of the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology and the Canadian Nutrition...
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: 2,131 views and No Comments ...evision viewing and food intake pattern of normal weight, overweight, and obese 9-11 year-old Canadian children. Obesity Reviews 2014; 15 (Suppl. 2): 232 (International Congress on Obesity, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia). Chaput JP, Bouchard C, Tremblay A. Change in sleep duration and visceral fat accumulation over 6 years in adults. Obesity Reviews 2014; 15 (Suppl. 2): 127 (International Congress on Obesity, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia). Hjorth MF, Chaput J...
Article by HALO Researchers on the Maternal Obesity Management (MOM) Trial Published in Contemporary Clinical Trials
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Posted in Publications on 6 March 2013
Stats: 4,412 views and No Comments ...adjiyannakis and Sonia Jean-Philippe have co-authored a paper with other researchers titled, “The Maternal Obesity Management (MOM) Trial Protocol: A lifestyle intervention during pregnancy to minimize downstream obesity,” that was recently published in Contemporary Clinical Trials. Citation details are below. Adamo KB, Ferraro ZM, Goldfield G, Keely E, Stacey D, Hadjiyannakis S, Jean-Philippe S, Walker M, Barrowman NJ. The Maternal O...