Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children


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Free Webinar – Rethinking Obesity in Children and Adolescents

The Canadian Obesity Network (CON) hosts a series of free webinars on redefining obesity. The next webinar on Thursday, March 1st will focus on health risks related to obesity in children and adolescents, specialized health services available for families across Canada, and defining ‘success’ in pediatric weight management. Speakers include Team ABC3’s very own Drs. Geoff Ball and Katherine Morrison!

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Publications Galore!

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Check out the latest publications from Team ABC3 members!

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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).


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Two New Publications by Team ABC3 Members

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Two recently published papers highlighted on Geoff Ball‘s (Team ABC3 Project Leader) blog, Childhood Obesity Research Insight, address different areas of childhood obesity research that to date have been under examined.  Continue reading