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The prevalence of childhood obesity has increased dramatically over the last three decades in Canada with substantial consequences for the physical, mental, and economic wellbeing of the population. The overarching objective of this thesis was to examine the various aspects of childhood obesity...
Physical Activity in the Era of the Childhood Obesity Epidemic: Patterns, Determinants, and Effective Health Promotion ProgramsDownload
Physical activity is important for obesity prevention. Given that the prevalence of obesity among Canadian children has substantially increased over recent decades, and that obesity has substantial consequences for health and wellness, physical activity promotion continues to be a priority for...
Lifestyle behaviours, including diet, physical activity, sleep, and sedentary behaviour, have been shown to be associated both with health outcomes, including childhood obesity, and academic achievement in children and youth. The improvement of these lifestyle behaviours to prevent chronic...
Mental health disorders are an issue of epidemic proportions, affecting children and adolescents worldwide. Recent studies have suggested a link between lifestyle behaviours of diet, physical activity, screen time, and sleep with mental health in adolescence. However, a combined lifestyle...