4 record(s) found with the tag "obesity" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Policy Opportunity Windows: Enhancing Research Uptake in Practice! (POWER UP!)
Principal Investigator: Raine, Kim D
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: POWER UP! (Policy Opportunity Windows: Engaging Research Uptake in Practice), strives to build knowledge, resources, and skills of the public, practitioners, and decision makers to develop and implement policy activities to create healthier environments. POWER UP! involves three jurisdictions: Alberta, Northwest Territories, and Quebec. Throughout the 3-year duration of the project, evaluation...

CANPLAY: Child Pedometer Study
Principal Investigator: Cameron, Christine
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014 2013
Summary: This study attempts to resolve an apparent contradiction between increasing levels of childhood obesity in the Canadian population and parental reports of high levels of physical activity by their children. This survey and participant recruitment is one part of a project to determine the validity of parental reports on the physical activity levels of children and young adults between 5 and 19 ...

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Children in the Beaufort Delta Health and Social Services Authority: A community action
Principal Investigator: Smith, Jane E
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The goal of this research is to strengthen community health and partnerships to address childhood obesity in Inuvialuit and Gwich'in populations through intake of healthy food, exercise, and self-esteem; to establish practice guidelines within the Beaufort Delta Health and Social Services Authority (BDHSSA) on the management and prevention of childhood obesity that focus on communities as well as ...

Genetic Study of Bardet-Biedl Syndrome and Related Disorders
Principal Investigator: Heon, Elise
Licensed Year(s): 2006 2005
Summary: Bardet-Biedl Syndrome (BBS) is a multi-system condition that leads ultimately to blindness. This condition is also linked to shortened life expectancy due to kidney failure. Genital, digit and renal anomalies, obesity and a variable degree of cognitive impairment also characterize this disorder. The researchers have identified the genetic basis of BBS in Rae-Edzo. This study, which will be at leas...