Obesity Canada recommendations regarding Coronavirus

2020-04-01T13:10:05+00:00 March 11th, 2020|Categories: covid-19, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We are aware of the concerns raised by the Coronavirus outbreak (also known as COVID-19), and our thoughts are with everyone who has been directly affected. The health and wellbeing of our members is of utmost importance. Recommendations from the Centres [...]

Using images to counter weight-related stereotypes and internalized weight bias in physical activity

2020-01-16T13:53:09+00:00 January 16th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: |

Today’s post comes from Maxine Myre. Maxine is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta and the Obesity Canada social media coordinator. Her PhD research examines the relationship between weight stigma and [...]

International Behavioural Trials Network (IBTN) Conference and Summer School: May 2020, Montreal

2019-12-18T13:27:48+00:00 December 18th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

IBTN, which is co-led by Drs. Kim Lavoie (Montreal, CAN), Greg Ninot (Montpellier, FR) and myself, is made up of a group of international experts in the area of behavioural interventions and trials. It was conceived after years of mutual and [...]

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