2019 OC-SNP National Pedometer Challenge: Monday, March 11th to Sunday, March 17th

2019-03-06T10:38:26+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: , |

The OC-SNP Pedometer Challenge is back! This is a one-week long event, which aims to promote physical activity, networking, and of course some friendly competition between the CON-SNP chapters across Canada. The challenge will involve all interested chapters to recruit participants to [...]

StFX Student Chapter Launches Unique Training Program for Athletes with Disabilities

2019-03-06T10:16:33+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: , |

by Kelsey Ellis The St. Francis Xavier University chapter of Obesity Canada Student and New Professional (OC-SNP) network is piloting a new, inclusive physical activity initiative called OneTeam. OneTeam features athletes with a disability who have demonstrated potential and a desire to [...]

Starting the conversation: How can we get teens talking about lifestyle habits?

2019-02-15T09:32:12+00:00 February 15th, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: , |

Today’s post comes from Maryam Kebbe. Maryam is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. She is also the current Chair of the University of Alberta’s OC-SNP chapter and Communications Director of the OC-SNP National Executive. With one in [...]

New Year. New Perspective.

2019-01-14T16:11:58+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: , |

Today’s post comes from Megan Lamb and Kate Hill.  Megan and Kate are Ph.D. Students in the Psychology Department at Carleton University. Megan is also the current Social Events Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. “This year I will exercise every [...]

Obesity and Brain Health

2019-01-14T09:44:33+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Today’s post comes from Joyla Furlano. Joyla is a PhD Student in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Neuroscience program at the University of Western Ontario. She is also the current Recruitment Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. Alzheimer’s disease is the most [...]

The effects of bariatric surgery; Weight loss and beyond

2018-11-01T11:59:51+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Today’s post comes from Kerri Delaney. Kerri is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Health, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at Concordia University. She is also the current Resource Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. Bariatric surgery is an intervention that [...]

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