Mark Tremblay

Summary

Affiliation: Statistics Canada
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Technical reliability assessment of three accelerometer models in a mechanical setup
    Dale W Esliger
    University of Saskatchewan, College of Kinesiology, Saskatoon, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:2173-81. 2006
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Canadian Health Measures Survey pre-test: design, methods, results
    Mark Tremblay
    Physical Health Measures Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Health Rep 18:21-30. 2007
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and immigrant status: evidence from the Canadian Community Health Survey
    Mark S Tremblay
    Health Statistics Division, Statistics Canada, Main Building, Room 0005, Tunney s Pasture, Ottawa, ON K1A 0T6
    Can J Public Health 97:277-82. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Obesity, overweight and ethnicity
    Mark S Tremblay
    Health Statistics Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 16:23-34. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Conquering childhood inactivity: is the answer in the past?
    Mark S Tremblay
    College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1187-94. 2005
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint Technical reliability assessment of three accelerometer models in a mechanical setup
    Dale W Esliger
    University of Saskatchewan, College of Kinesiology, Saskatoon, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:2173-81. 2006
    ..Secondly, to determine the effects that acceleration and frequency have on these reliability measures...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Canadian Health Measures Survey pre-test: design, methods, results
    Mark Tremblay
    Physical Health Measures Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Health Rep 18:21-30. 2007
    ..Many operational and logistical procedures worked well and, with minor modifications, are being employed in the main survey. Fixed sites were problematic, and survey costs were higher than expected...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and immigrant status: evidence from the Canadian Community Health Survey
    Mark S Tremblay
    Health Statistics Division, Statistics Canada, Main Building, Room 0005, Tunney s Pasture, Ottawa, ON K1A 0T6
    Can J Public Health 97:277-82. 2006
    ..This study extends the surveillance of physical activity in Canada to include the influence of time since immigration within and between ethnic groups...
  7. ncbi request reprint Obesity, overweight and ethnicity
    Mark S Tremblay
    Health Statistics Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 16:23-34. 2005
    ..This article describes the prevalence of self-reported overweight and obesity, based on body mass index (BMI), by ethnicity and examines the influence of time since immigration within and between ethnic groups...
  8. ncbi request reprint Conquering childhood inactivity: is the answer in the past?
    Mark S Tremblay
    College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1187-94. 2005
    ..The primary purpose of this study was to compare the health-related physical fitness and physical activity behaviors of Old Order Mennonite children to both rural and urban-dwelling children living a contemporary Canadian lifestyle...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of training status and exercise mode on endogenous steroid hormones in men
    Mark S Tremblay
    College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 96:531-9. 2004
    ..The relatively catabolic environment observed during the resistance session may indicate an intensity-rather than a mode-dependent response...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint [Research illuminating the guidelines for physical activity in Canada: Introduction]
    Mark S Tremblay
    Institut de recherche du Centre hospitalier pour enfants de l est de l Ontario, pièce 0005, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:S1-9. 2007
    ....
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Canadian Health Measures Survey: rationale, background and overview
    Mark Tremblay
    Physical Health Measures Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Health Rep 18:7-20. 2007
    ..This important and ambitious survey provides comprehensive and robust health information to advance health surveillance and research in Canada, while providing training opportunities to enhance research capacity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Fitness of Canadian adults: results from the 2007-2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey
    Margot Shields
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 21:21-35. 2010
    ..However, a comprehensive assessment of fitness requires additional measures. This article provides up-to-date estimates of fitness levels of Canadians aged 20 to 69 years. Results are compared with estimates from 1981...
  18. ncbi request reprint Limitations of Canada's physical activity data: implications for monitoring trends
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S185-94. 2007
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  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of establishing correction factors to adjust self-reported estimates of obesity
    Sarah Connor Gorber
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa
    Health Rep 19:71-82. 2008
    ..This study examines the feasibility of developing correction factors to adjust self-reported measures of body mass index (BMI) to more closely approximate measured values...
  21. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and inactivity profiling: the next generation
    Dale W Esliger
    College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S195-207. 2007
    ..Recommendations for physical activity-inactivity profiling are provided and future research needs identified...
  22. 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...
  23. 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
    ....
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Geographic and demographic variation in the prevalence of overweight Canadian children
    J Douglas Willms
    Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy, University of New Brunswick, College of Kinesiology, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obes Res 11:668-73. 2003
    ..To examine the geographic and demographic variation in the prevalence of overweight Canadian children...
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure in Canadian adults
    Kathryn Wilkins
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 21:37-46. 2010
    ..Hypertension is estimated to cause more than one-eighth of all deaths worldwide. In Canada, the last national surveys to include direct measures of blood pressure (BP) took place over the years 1985-1992; hypertension was estimated at 21%...
  30. 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)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Trends in weight change among Canadian adults
    Heather M Orpana
    Health Analysis and Measurement Group Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0T6
    Health Rep 18:9-16. 2007
    ..Associations between weight change and sex, age group and body mass index (BMI) category arealsoexamined...
  32. 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
  33. 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...
  34. doi request reprint The accuracy of self-reported smoking: a systematic review of the relationship between self-reported and cotinine-assessed smoking status
    Sarah Connor Gorber
    Health Measures Analysis Section, Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, 24th Floor R H Coats Building, 100 Tunney s Pasture Driveway, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0T6
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:12-24. 2009
    ..Smoking is a leading cause of premature mortality and preventable morbidity. Surveillance is most often based on self-reported data, but studies have shown that self-reports tend to underestimate smoking status...
  35. ncbi request reprint Actical accelerometer sedentary activity thresholds for adults
    Suzy Lai Wong
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    J Phys Act Health 8:587-91. 2011
    ..Thus, the purpose of this study was to determine Actical accelerometer sedentary activity thresholds for adults...
  36. doi request reprint A comparison of indirect versus direct measures for assessing physical activity in the pediatric population: a systematic review
    Kristi B Adamo
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, ON, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:2-27. 2009
    ..This study systematically reviews the literature to determine the extent of agreement between indirect (e.g., questionnaire) and direct (e.g., accelerometry) assessments of PA in pediatric populations (<or=19 years)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Canadian Health Measures Survey: ethical, legal and social issues
    Brent Day
    Physical Health Measures Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Health Rep 18:37-51. 2007
    ..Common to all ELSI is the need for respondents' awareness and acceptance of their role in the survey process, and the obligation of the CHMS to respect respondents and the data they provide...
  38. 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
    ....
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Resting blood pressure and heart rate measurement in the Canadian Health Measures Survey, cycle 1
    Shirley Bryan
    Physical Health Measures Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 21:71-8. 2010
    ..Because hypertension is often asymptomatic, a large proportion of those with the condition are unaware of it...
  41. doi request reprint [Establishing a profile of physical activity and inactivity: the next generation]
    Dale W Esliger
    Collège de kinésiologie, Université de la Saskatchewan, 87, chemin Campus, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B2, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:S217-30. 2007
    ..Recommendations for physical activity-inactivity profiling are provided and future research needs identified...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Age and gender differences in youth physical activity: does physical maturity matter?
    Lauren B Sherar
    College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:830-5. 2007
    ..To investigate whether observed gender differences in objectively measured physical activity (PA) in children (8-13 yr) are confounded by physical maturity differences...
  45. doi request reprint Associations between active school transport and physical activity, body composition, and cardiovascular fitness: a systematic review of 68 studies
    Richard Larouche
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Phys Act Health 11:206-27. 2014
    ..The impact of active school transport (AST) on daily physical activity (PA) levels, body composition and cardiovascular fitness remains unclear...
  46. ncbi request reprint Validity of the Actical accelerometer step-count function
    Dale W Esliger
    College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1200-4. 2007
    ..To assess the validity of the new Actical accelerometer step count function...
  47. ncbi request reprint Hormonal responses to endurance and resistance exercise in females aged 19-69 years
    Jennifer L Copeland
    Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:B158-65. 2002
    ..Absolute change in dehydroepiandrosterone was significantly greater in the RS only (p <.05). Results indicate that an acute bout of exercise can increase concentrations of anabolic hormones in females across a wide age range...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effect of HRT on hormone responses to resistance exercise in post-menopausal women
    Jennifer L Copeland
    Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada
    Maturitas 48:360-71. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on the acute and chronic hormonal responses to resistance exercise in post-menopausal women...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effects of a sports nutrition bar on endurance running performance
    Stephen K Oliver
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 5A3
    J Strength Cond Res 16:152-6. 2002
    ..These results do not support the use of the Access Sports Nutrition Bar to enhance endurance running performance of approximately one hour...
  50. ncbi request reprint Endogenous anabolic hormone responses to endurance versus resistance exercise and training in women
    Leslie A Consitt
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
    Sports Med 32:1-22. 2002
    ..These hormone changes potentially have both metabolic and hypertrophic implications, and future research needs to focus on the biological significance of these adaptations...
  51. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and body mass index of children in an old order Amish community
    David R Bassett
    College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:410-5. 2007
    ..Advances in modern technology may have contributed to this problem by reducing children's physical activity levels. Thus, it is interesting to study children belonging to groups that have refrained from adopting modern technology...
  52. ncbi request reprint Comparative validity assessment of five activity monitors: does being a child matter?
    Michelle R Stone
    Children s Health and Exercise Research Centre, University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 19:291-309. 2007
    ..Differences in leg length and age might affect activity-monitor validity and, therefore, should be controlled for when estimating physical activity energy expenditure...
  53. ncbi request reprint Aging, physical activity, and hormones in women--a review
    Jennifer L Copeland
    Dept of Kinesiology at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 3M4 Canada
    J Aging Phys Act 12:101-16. 2004
    ..The value and safety of hormone supplements must be examined, especially when used in combination with an exercise program...