Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

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Tips for Parents on Halloween Treats


Halloween — a day devoted to costumes, tricks, and treats. And with those treats comes a lot of sugar! Over-consumption of sugary treats on a single day isn’t a huge concern, but sustained over-consumption can lead to numerous negative health effects in children.

Recently, our Team ABC3 Co-InvestigatorJess Haines wrote a post for The Conversation highlighting some tricks parents can use to alleviate the candy stash and reduce the impact of what’s eaten.

Check out the full post here.

Have a Happy (and safe) Halloween!

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March Publications

journalTake a peek at some of Team ABC3 members’ latest publications!

Mark Tremblay (Team ABC3 Co-Investigator) reviewed criterion-referenced standards for cardiorespiratory fitness in international children and youth (Lang et al., British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2017). Mark also examined whether children and youth meeting the new Canadian 24-hour movement guidelines was associated with health indicators (Carson et al., Preventive Medicine, 2017).

Amy McPherson (Team ABC3 Project Leader) evaluated the feasibility and acceptability of a coaching intervention related to physical activity and diet in males with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (McPherson et al., Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 2017).

Jess Haines (Team ABC3 Co-Investigator) explored associations between home environment chaos, fat intake, and morning serum cortisol level in parents of preschool children (MacRae et al., Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 2017).

Katherine Morrison (Team ABC3 Project Leader) aimed to untangle associations between video-game use attributes and obesity among children and youth (Turel et al., Clinical Obesity, 2017).