Ask the Expert Issue #5: Dr. Jennifer Kuk Answers Your Questions on Exercise & Healthy Living

2019-03-14T12:20:40+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

Our Ask an Expert series is your opportunity to engage with world-class obesity experts at Obesity Canada.  Each month, we will solicit questions for some of Canada’s top researchers and health professionals to answer. This month, it’s month’s Dr. Jennifer Kuk, a [...]

Ask the Expert Issue #5: Dr. Jennifer Kuk on Exercise and Healthy Lifestyle

2019-07-17T12:45:30+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

Each month, we connect you with some of Canada's top experts  leading the way obesity research, treatment and prevention. Submit your questions to Dr. Jennifer Kuk, a kinesiologist specializing in exercise, activity, health and lifestyle behaviors. Selected questions will be answered in [...]

Women with Obesity Needed for University of Alberta Study

2018-11-08T09:44:01+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Looking for women with obesity to participate in a study about experiences of body weight inclusive physical activity classes. Do you: Self-identify as a woman living with obesity? Participate in structured physical activity classes that you consider body weight inclusive or non [...]

A Challenge for Every Body

2018-09-18T13:27:45+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Categories: OC Events, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Participate in the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in Support of Obesity Canada By Ian Patton, Public Engagement Coordinator, Obesity Canada For those that don't know me, I have lived a life that has been challenged by weight issues. Not long ago, I was [...]

Smoking Prevalence is Decreasing … Now, How Do We Increase Physical Activity and Healthy Eating?

2018-03-01T15:38:01+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Policy|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Taniya S. Nagpal (PhD Candidate) and Matthew J. Fagan (MA Candidate). Dr. Harry Prapavessis (Director of the Exercise and Health Psychology Laboratory) also assisted with the editing.  The prevalence of smoking worldwide in 1960 was over 50% for males and [...]

Preventing Obesity ‘To Infinity and Beyond’

2018-03-01T16:17:36+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Taniya S. Nagpal. Taniya is a PhD candidate at Western University. She is also the current Special Events Coordinator of the CON-SNP National Executive. You can find more about Taniya here!  What if there was a way to prevent [...]