Earlier this morning Active Healthy Kids Canada released its annual Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth (Full disclosure: although I wasn’t involved with the Report Card this year I have helped in
Archives for May 2012
Like several thousand other exercise researchers, I’ll be heading to San Francisco this week to attend the American College of Sports Medicine conference. This is my first ACSM, and so I am very excited. I’m
Recently, Dr. Satchin Panda sent me a copy of a fascinating paper he and colleagues have just published in the journal Cell Metabolism. Dr. Panda, who is a loyal Obesity Panacea reader, suggested I share
Each year the Canadian Obesity Network Student and New Professional organization at the University of Ottawa organizes a public event related to obesity and health. Two years ago Barry Levin from the New Jersey Medical
Hopeful news for the Canadians among us – Liberal MP Kirsty Duncan has introduced a motion calling on the government to take action on the extremely low levels of physical activity among Canadian children and youth.
Exciting news – this week the Sedentary Behaviour Research Network published an updated definition of the terms “sedentary” and “sedentary behaviour” in French and English in the journals Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism and Movement & Sport