Mark Stephen Tremblay

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Moving forward by looking back: children's physical activity across the ages
    Mark S Tremblay
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Research Institute, Ottawa, ON
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:817-8. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Canadian sedentary behaviour guidelines for children and youth
    Mark S Tremblay
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, CHEO Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 36:59-64; 65-71. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Major initiatives related to childhood obesity and physical inactivity in Canada: the year in review
    Mark S Tremblay
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa
    Can J Public Health 103:164-9. 2012
  4. pmc The influence of place on weight gain during early childhood: a population-based, longitudinal study
    Megan Ann Carter
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Urban Health 90:224-39. 2013
  5. pmc Physical activity and sedentary behavior during the early years in Canada: a cross-sectional study
    Rachel C Colley
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:54. 2013
  6. pmc The fractionalization of physical activity throughout the week is associated with the cardiometabolic health of children and youth
    Ian Janssen
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:554. 2013
  7. pmc The association between accelerometer-measured patterns of sedentary time and health risk in children and youth: results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey
    Rachel C Colley
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:200. 2013
  8. pmc Local social environmental factors are associated with household food insecurity in a longitudinal study of children
    Megan Ann Carter
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:1038. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for the Early Years (aged 0-4 years)
    Mark S Tremblay
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:345-69. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for the Early Years (aged 0-4 years)
    Mark S Tremblay
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:370-91. 2012

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. doi request reprint Moving forward by looking back: children's physical activity across the ages
    Mark S Tremblay
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Research Institute, Ottawa, ON
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:817-8. 2008
    ..This brief introduction outlines a series of papers presented at the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Conference that used this model to explore changes in the physical activity behaviour of children over time...
  2. doi request reprint Canadian sedentary behaviour guidelines for children and youth
    Mark S Tremblay
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, CHEO Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 36:59-64; 65-71. 2011
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Major initiatives related to childhood obesity and physical inactivity in Canada: the year in review
    Mark S Tremblay
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa
    Can J Public Health 103:164-9. 2012
    ..The diversity and intensity of activity addressing the childhood obesity and physical inactivity "epidemic" in Canada is encouraging and must be maintained and enhanced...
  4. pmc The influence of place on weight gain during early childhood: a population-based, longitudinal study
    Megan Ann Carter
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Urban Health 90:224-39. 2013
    ..Further work is required to clarify these relationships...
  5. pmc Physical activity and sedentary behavior during the early years in Canada: a cross-sectional study
    Rachel C Colley
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:54. 2013
    ..This study presents data on the physical activity and sedentary behaviors of Canadian children aged 3-5 years...
  6. pmc The fractionalization of physical activity throughout the week is associated with the cardiometabolic health of children and youth
    Ian Janssen
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:554. 2013
    ..We compared cardiometabolic risk factors in physically active children who accumulated their weekly MVPA in different patterns...
  7. pmc The association between accelerometer-measured patterns of sedentary time and health risk in children and youth: results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey
    Rachel C Colley
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:200. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between accelerometer-measured patterns of sedentary time and health risk in children and youth...
  8. pmc Local social environmental factors are associated with household food insecurity in a longitudinal study of children
    Megan Ann Carter
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:1038. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for the Early Years (aged 0-4 years)
    Mark S Tremblay
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:345-69. 2012
    ..More daily physical activity provides greater benefits...
  10. doi request reprint Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for the Early Years (aged 0-4 years)
    Mark S Tremblay
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:370-91. 2012
    ..For those under 2 years, screen time (e.g., TV, computer, electronic games) is not recommended. For children 2-4 years, screen time should be limited to under 1 h per day; less is better...
  11. pmc Clustering of children's activity behaviour: the use of self-report versus direct measures
    Travis J Saunders
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group HALO, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L1 Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:48. 2011
    ..Thus, we caution the authors from making conclusions based on their self-report data, and propose that they re-analyze their data using their objectively measured data instead...
  12. pmc ParticipACTION: Baseline assessment of the 'new ParticipACTION': A quantitative survey of Canadian organizational awareness and capacity
    Ronald C Plotnikoff
    School of Public Health and the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:86. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  13. pmc A comparison of direct versus self-report measures for assessing physical activity in adults: a systematic review
    Stephanie A Prince
    Department of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:56. 2008
    ..g. questionnaire, diary) and objectively (directly measured; e.g. accelerometry, doubly labeled water) assessed physical activity in adults...
  14. pmc ParticipACTION: Baseline assessment of the capacity available to the 'New ParticipACTION': A qualitative study of Canadian organizations
    Guy Faulkner
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Physical Education and Health, 55 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 2W6, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:87. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  15. pmc ParticipACTION: Awareness of the participACTION campaign among Canadian adults - Examining the knowledge gap hypothesis and a hierarchy-of-effects model
    John C Spence
    Sedentary Living Lab, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, E 488 Van Vliet, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2H9, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:85. 2009
    ..Thus, future promotion campaigns should include specific strategies to target different segments of the population, especially people who are living in deprived conditions with lower levels of education...
  16. pmc ParticipACTION: Overview and introduction of baseline research on the "new" ParticipACTION
    Mark S Tremblay
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group HALO, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L1, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:84. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: Rapid response research and funding mechanisms facilitated the collection of baseline information on the new ParticipACTION. These data will allow for comprehensive assessments of future initiatives of ParticipACTION...
  17. doi request reprint Physiological and health implications of a sedentary lifestyle
    Mark Stephen Tremblay
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1 Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 35:725-40. 2010
    ..Evidence relating to associations of sedentary behaviours with major health outcomes and the population prevalence and correlates of sedentary behaviours are reviewed. Recommendations for future research are proposed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fitness of Canadian children and youth: results from the 2007-2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey
    Mark S Tremblay
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute
    Health Rep 21:7-20. 2010
    ..This paper provides up-to-date estimates of the fitness of Canadians aged 6 to 19 years...
  19. pmc Process description and evaluation of Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines development
    Mark S Tremblay
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group HALO, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L1 Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:42. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  20. ncbi request reprint [In Process Citation]
    Mark S Tremblay
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, CHEO Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 36:47-58. 2011
    ..The process that Canadian researchers undertook to update the national physical activity guidelines represents the most current synthesis, interpretation, and application of the scientific evidence to date...
  21. pmc Systematic review of sedentary behaviour and health indicators in school-aged children and youth
    Mark S Tremblay
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8L1, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:98. 2011
    ..In particular, the evidence suggests that daily TV viewing in excess of 2 hours is associated with reduced physical and psychosocial health, and that lowering sedentary time leads to reductions in BMI...
  22. doi request reprint Moving forward by looking back: lessons learned from long-lost lifestyles
    Mark S Tremblay
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, ON
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:836-42. 2008
    ..This evidence may provide important insight for informing future physical activity recommendations. Idiosyncrasies of performing research on these traditional-living groups are also provided...
  23. doi request reprint New Canadian physical activity guidelines
    Mark S Tremblay
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, CHEO Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 36:36-46; 47-58. 2011
    ..The process that Canadian researchers undertook to update the national physical activity guidelines represents the most current synthesis, interpretation, and application of the scientific evidence to date...
  24. ncbi request reprint [In Process Citation]
    Mark S Tremblay
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, CHEO Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 36:65-71. 2011
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Child obesity and fitness levels among Kenyan and Canadian children from urban and rural environments: a KIDS-CAN Research Alliance Study
    Kristi Bree Adamo
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e225-32. 2011
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Physical activity of Canadian adults: accelerometer results from the 2007 to 2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey
    Rachel C Colley
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute and the Health Analysis Division at Statistics Canada
    Health Rep 22:7-14. 2011
    ..This article presents the first directly measured data on physical activity and sedentary behaviour on a nationally representative sample of Canadians aged 20 to 79 years...
  27. doi request reprint [The second movement, activity integrated lifestyle and sleep: new frontiers of evaluation of physical activity]
    Mark S Tremblay
    Institut de recherche du Centre hospitalier pour enfants de l est de l Ontario, 401, chemin Smyth, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:S231-41. 2007
    ..Objective physical activity monitors with time stamps are considered as a better means to capture and examine human movements over the entire day...
  28. ncbi request reprint Desk potatoes: the importance of occupational physical activity on health
    Adam W Probert
    Physical Health Measures Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 99:311-8. 2008
    ..To determine the relationship between occupational physical activity (OPA) and chronic disease after controlling for leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) and other risk factors...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of physical activity on pediatric reference data for obesity
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:138-43. 2007
    ..To examine the influence of physical activity on pediatric obesity reference data for Canada...
  30. ncbi request reprint Physical activity of Canadian children and youth: accelerometer results from the 2007 to 2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey
    Rachel C Colley
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute and the Health Analysis Division at Statistics Canada
    Health Rep 22:15-23. 2011
    ..Physical activity is an important determinant of health and fitness. This study provides contemporary estimates of the physical activity levels of Canadians aged 6 to 19 years...
  31. ncbi request reprint Canadian health measures survey: brief overview
    Mark S Tremblay
    Statistics Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:453-6. 2007
    ..This paper provides a brief overview of the survey sampling, methodological, operational, logistical, ethical, legal and social issues and procedures related to the CHMS...
  32. ncbi request reprint Incidental movement, lifestyle-embedded activity and sleep: new frontiers in physical activity assessment
    Mark S Tremblay
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S208-17. 2007
    ..Objective physical activity monitors with time stamps are considered as a better means to capture and examine human movements over the entire day...
  33. doi request reprint The bias in self-reported obesity from 1976 to 2005: a Canada-US comparison
    Sarah Connor Gorber
    Health Measures Analysis Section, Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:354-61. 2010
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Sedentary behaviour and obesity
    Margot Shields
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Health Rep 19:19-30. 2008
    ..This article examines sedentary behaviours (television viewing, computer use and reading) in relation to obesity among Canadian adults aged 20 to 64 years...
  35. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and ethnicity: evidence from the Canadian Community Health Survey
    Shirley N Bryan
    Health Statistics Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 97:271-6. 2006
    ..Few data are available describing the physical activity behaviours among specific ethnic groups in Canada, so the purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between ethnicity and the level of self-reported physical activity...
  36. ncbi request reprint Influence of exercise duration on post-exercise steroid hormone responses in trained males
    Mark S Tremblay
    Statistics Canada Tunney s Pasture, Main Building Room 2200, Section S, Ottawa, ON, K1A0T6, Canada
    Eur J Appl Physiol 94:505-13. 2005
    ..At a low intensity, longer duration runs are necessary to stimulate increased levels of testosterone, DHEAS and cortisol and beyond 80 min of running there is a shift to a more catabolic hormonal environment...
  37. ncbi request reprint Major initiatives related to childhood obesity and physical inactivity in Canada: the year in review
    Mark S Tremblay
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:457-9. 2007
    ..The diversity and intensity of activity addressing the childhood obesity and physical inactivity "epidemic" in Canada is encouraging and must be maintained...
  38. doi request reprint [Guides and guidelines for physical activity for Canadians: facts and future]
    Mark S Tremblay
    Institut de recherche du Centre hospitalier pour enfants de l est de l Ontario, 410 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:S242-9. 2007
    ..Recommendations on how to proceed are based on the evidence base provided by this series of papers; the immediate next steps mandated by this initiative are outlined and priorities for future research are indicated...
  39. ncbi request reprint Quality control and data reduction procedures for accelerometry-derived measures of physical activity
    Rachel Colley
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario
    Health Rep 21:63-9. 2010
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Estimates of obesity based on self-report versus direct measures
    Margot Shields
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Health Rep 19:61-76. 2008
    ..Based on a representative sample of the Canadian population, this article quantifies the bias resulting from the use of self-reported rather than directly measured height, weight and body mass index (BMI)...
  41. doi request reprint Combined associations between moderate to vigorous physical activity and sedentary behaviour with cardiometabolic risk factors in children
    Jean Philippe Chaput
    a Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 38:477-83. 2013
    ..The type of sedentary behaviour (i.e., screen time) might be more important than overall sedentary time in relation to cardiometabolic risk...
  42. ncbi request reprint Research that informs Canada's physical activity guides: an introduction
    Mark S Tremblay
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Tunney s Pasture, Ottawa, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S1-8. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Screen time among Canadian adults: a profile
    Margot Shields
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Health Rep 19:31-43. 2008
  44. ncbi request reprint Physical activity guidelines and guides for Canadians: facts and future
    Mark S Tremblay
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S218-24. 2007
    ..Recommendations on how to proceed are based on the evidence base provided by this series of papers; the immediate next steps mandated by this initiative are outlined and priorities for future research are indicated...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of measurement on obesity and morbidity
    Margot Shields
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Health Rep 19:77-84. 2008
    ..The goal is to see if the misclassifications resulting from the use of self-reported data alters associations between excess body weight and these health conditions...
  46. ncbi request reprint Advancing the debate on 'fitness testing' for children: perhaps we're riding the wrong animal
    Meghann Lloyd
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 22:176-82. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to further the debate surrounding fitness testing in schools...
  47. doi request reprint Canadian childhood obesity estimates based on WHO, IOTF and CDC cut-points
    Margot Shields
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:265-73. 2010
    ..A secondary objective is to compare estimates by method of data collection...