For research to have an impact on physical activity levels, it first needs to address priorities of those working on the promotion of sport and physical activity participation. This is why we led a study to identify these priorities!
Click here to get access to the study results, or here for a lay discussion on our findings, or even here to hear us talk about the study on radio (Radio-Canada).
Recently, the team also wrote a blog in collaboration with a researcher at ParticipACTION. Click here to read it.
Véronique Thibault received the prestigious Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Véronique leads the project “Attitudes and outcomes associated with weight related intentions from adolescence to adulthood” under the supervision of Professor Mathieu Bélanger. Congratulations Véronique!
Congratulations to Frank Gallant, PhD student in health sciences for making it on Université de Sherbrooke’s Faculty of medicine dean’s list. This list includes the top 10% of students in masters and doctoral programs.
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada awarded a major award to a team led by Prof Mathieu Bélanger to study sport participation through the transition from adolescence to adulthood. This grant allows extending the MATCH study for it to become a 12-year longitudinal study. MATCH is recognized worlwide as a unique study and with this longer follow-up of participants, the team will investigate effects of sport participation during youth on adult sport participation and personal development.