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Collective knowledge: Using a Consensus Conference approach to develop recommendations for physical activity and nutrition programs for persons with Type 2 diabetesDownload
The purpose of this consensus conference was to have a lay panel of persons with type 2 diabetes (T2D) work in collaboration with an expert panel of diabetes professionals to develop strategies designed to improve dietary and physical activity adherence in persons with T2D. Lay panel participants...
Physical inactivity, a primary contributor to excess weight and obesity, has become an epidemic. In Canada, about one in four adults are clinically obese, most have a sedentary lifestyle. People want to be fit and healthy; however, the lifestyle they want to lead is often different than the one...
Do nonexercisers also share the positive exerciser stereotype? An elicitation and comparison of beliefs about exercisersDownload
The purpose of this research was to examine whether exercisers and nonexercisers are rated similarly on a variety of characteristics by a sample of randomly selected regular exercisers, nonexercisers who intend to exercise, and nonexercisers with no intention to exercise. Previous research by...
Background: Physical activity in children is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and contributes to the prevention of childhood overweight and obesity. However, Canadian children are not physically active enough. Weather conditions may limit physical activity levels, but little is known...
OBJECTIVE: Interventions that address the built environment present an opportunity to affect behaviours such as physical activity. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a community walking map developed for eight neighbourhoods in the City of Edmonton (COE). METHOD: A walking map developed...
Examining the effectiveness of school-based initiatives to increase student moderate- to vigorous- intensity physical activity participation in a sample of Ontario and Alberta secondary schools in the COMPASS studyDownload
Background: Regular participation in moderate-to vigorous- intensity physical activity (MVPA) is associated with multiple health benefits. However, adolescence is a period of time characterised by low physical activity participation. As a result, very few Canadian adolescents are active enough to...