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With over hald a dozen presentations at national and international conferences, IMPACTS lab members have been busy! Some of our favorite activities included conferences from the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, American College of Sports Medicine, Maritime Strategy for Patient Oriented Research Summit and the Canadian Student Health Research Forum.
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.
Saïd Mekary, Associate professor at the Université de Sherbrooke, secured a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for the project “Bringing An Evidence-Based Community Physical Activity Program to Francophone Minorities in New Brunswick: Can We Fit the Brain with Physical Activity”. Congrats! For more…
Pamela Tanguay, PhD candidate, has been hosting the Réseau-1 Québec webinar series since January 2022. The purpose of these webinars is to facilitate the production, application and transfer of knowledge in order to improve primary care practices and benefit patients. For more…
One of our recent studies raises questions on the quality of evidence underlying models describing the evolution of sport participation. We discuss this work in a blog published here.
PhD candidate, François Gallant, recently shared his thoughts with Radio-Canada on the show “L’heure de pointe (Acadie)” on the subject of focusing on more than one sport to promote sustainable sport practice. Click here to listen to the interview (in french).
We are pleased to introduce to you five new members of our laboratory’s team.
The World Anti-Doping Agency awarded the prestigious 2021 Social Sciences Research Grant to the team of Dr. Jean-François Clément, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine at the Charles-LeMoyne Research Center / CR-CSIS. This grant will allow them to carry out the research project entitled: “Do the factors of vulnerability to doping vary according to the team sport practiced? A Canadian clinical study. ” They will investigate the factors that make athletes more vulnerable to doping and the most critical people in the athlete’s career in order to develop avenues for preventive interventions. Congratulations to the whole team! To learn more, click here.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Radhouene Doggui, was invited to moderate networking sessions at the 3rd Young Tunisian Researchers in Biology Network International Symposium. To read more…