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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 [...]

Learn How To Help Your Patients Living With Obesity; Edmonton, AB Event! January 28, 2020

2020-01-16T11:34:50+00:00 January 16th, 2020|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |

This event is open to member physicians and their multidisciplinary team members from any of the Edmonton Zone Primary Care Networks. January 28, 2020 5:30PM - 8:00PM St. Basil's Cultural Centre; 10819 71Ave NW, Edmonton Registration: or call 587.758.6890 [...]

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 [...]

Position available: Assistant Professor in the College of Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan

2019-12-11T13:36:56+00:00 December 11th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: |

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a fulltime, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the College of Kinesiology. The successful candidate’s research program will advance the role of physical activity, movement and sport in one or more of the College’s four research themes: [...]

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend The 2020 Canadian Obesity Student Meeting

2019-12-03T16:23:50+00:00 December 3rd, 2019|Categories: COSM|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Taniya S. Nagpal. Taniya is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at The University of Ottawa. She is also the current outgoing OC-SNP Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. Every other year, Obesity Canada hosts the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting [...]

2019-11-26T14:52:45+00:00 November 26th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: |

Obesity Canada would like to congratulate Jean-Pierre Després on being one of the six researchers from Laval University to be one of the most cited scientists in the world! For the full article, click here. (french only)

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