Obesity & COVID-19

2021-03-23T09:05:05-04:00 March 22nd, 2021|Categories: covid-19|Tags: , |

Blog by Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD, Director of Research and Policy, Obesity Canada At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Obesity Canada and its partners made a call to action to consider the intersection of weight bias, obesity stigma and COVID-19 and [...]

Child physical activity during COVID-19

2021-02-02T09:29:35-05:00 February 2nd, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

By Kate Smith, Communication Coordinator, The UpLift Partnership and Sarah Moore, Scholar, the Healthy Populations Institute A researcher at Dalhousie University’s Healthy Populations Institute (HPI) has been busy capturing the experiences of children, families, and communities as they adjust to living with [...]

Weight Bias, Obesity Stigma and COVID-19

2020-05-27T17:53:02-04:00 May 25th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

Click here to download the PDF document. The following paper has been prepared by Obesity Canada’s EveryBODY Matters Collaborative: Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD; Sara Kirk, PhD; Angela Alberga, PhD; Mary Forhan, OT/PhD; Shelly Russell-Mayhew, PhD; Erin Cameron, PhD; Sarah Nutter, [...]

How to be physically active during the COVID-19 pandemic

2020-04-16T11:39:15-04:00 April 16th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Today’s post comes from Audrey St-Laurent. Audrey is a PhD student in the department of kinesiology at Laval University of Quebec City. She is also the communications director of the OC-SNP National Executive. Are you in self-quarantine without any symptoms or [...]

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