A Tremblay

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Country: Canada

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  1. ncbi Thermogenesis and weight loss in obese individuals: a primary association with organochlorine pollution
    A Tremblay
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:936-9. 2004
  2. ncbi Metabolic fitness in active reduced-obese individuals
    A Tremblay
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Res 7:556-63. 1999
  3. ncbi Evidence for the existence of adaptive thermogenesis during weight loss
    E Doucet
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Ste-Foy, , Canada
    Br J Nutr 85:715-23. 2001
  4. doi Weight loss and regain in obese individuals: a link with adipose tissue metabolism indices?
    P Mauriege
    Department of Kinesiology, PEPS, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    J Physiol Biochem 69:497-505. 2013
  5. ncbi Obesity treatment with a progressive clinical tri-therapy combining sibutramine and a supervised diet--exercise intervention
    S Bérubé-Parent
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1144-53. 2001
  6. ncbi Deterioration of the metabolic risk profile in women. Respective contributions of impaired glucose tolerance and visceral fat accumulation
    A Pascot
    Lipid Research Center, CHUQ Research Center, Laval University, Ste-Foy, , Canada
    Diabetes Care 24:902-8. 2001
  7. ncbi Age-related differences in messenger ribonucleic acid expression of key proteins involved in adipose cell differentiation and metabolism
    P Imbeault
    Physical Activity Sciences Laboratory, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Ste-Foy, , Canada G1K 7P4
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:828-33. 2001
  8. ncbi Association of sleep duration with type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance
    J P Chaput
    Division of Kinesiology, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Diabetologia 50:2298-304. 2007
  9. ncbi Greater than predicted decrease in resting energy expenditure with age: cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence
    G Alfonzo-González
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:18-24. 2006
  10. ncbi Subcutaneous adipose tissue metabolism at menopause: importance of body fatness and regional fat distribution
    P Mauriege
    CHUQ Medical Research Center, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 85:2446-54. 2000

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  1. ncbi Thermogenesis and weight loss in obese individuals: a primary association with organochlorine pollution
    A Tremblay
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:936-9. 2004
    ..OC pollution seems to be a new factor affecting the control of thermogenesis in some obese individuals experiencing body weight loss...
  2. ncbi Metabolic fitness in active reduced-obese individuals
    A Tremblay
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Res 7:556-63. 1999
    ..To verify whether a physical activity-low-fat diet follow-up could normalize the metabolic risk profile of reduced-obese men and women having undergone considerable weight loss through energy restriction and drug therapy...
  3. ncbi Evidence for the existence of adaptive thermogenesis during weight loss
    E Doucet
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Ste-Foy, , Canada
    Br J Nutr 85:715-23. 2001
    ....
  4. doi Weight loss and regain in obese individuals: a link with adipose tissue metabolism indices?
    P Mauriege
    Department of Kinesiology, PEPS, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    J Physiol Biochem 69:497-505. 2013
    ..69 < Rhô < 0.88; 0.01 < p < 0.05). These results suggest that selected SCAT metabolism indices could predict failure to weight loss maintenance, in both genders...
  5. ncbi Obesity treatment with a progressive clinical tri-therapy combining sibutramine and a supervised diet--exercise intervention
    S Bérubé-Parent
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1144-53. 2001
    ..We investigated if a progressive supervised sibutramine--diet--exercise clinical intervention could increase the body weight loss previously reported while minimizing the potential cardiostimulatory effects of this drug...
  6. ncbi Deterioration of the metabolic risk profile in women. Respective contributions of impaired glucose tolerance and visceral fat accumulation
    A Pascot
    Lipid Research Center, CHUQ Research Center, Laval University, Ste-Foy, , Canada
    Diabetes Care 24:902-8. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi Age-related differences in messenger ribonucleic acid expression of key proteins involved in adipose cell differentiation and metabolism
    P Imbeault
    Physical Activity Sciences Laboratory, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Ste-Foy, , Canada G1K 7P4
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:828-33. 2001
    ..05). Taken together, these results suggest that aging has an effect on the up-regulation of HSL and C3 mRNA levels, whereas PPAR gamma expression seems to be related mainly to increased adiposity...
  8. ncbi Association of sleep duration with type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance
    J P Chaput
    Division of Kinesiology, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Diabetologia 50:2298-304. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between sleep duration and type 2 diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT)...
  9. ncbi Greater than predicted decrease in resting energy expenditure with age: cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence
    G Alfonzo-González
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:18-24. 2006
    ..To determine whether the age-related decrease in resting energy expenditure (REE) is explained by variations in body composition...
  10. ncbi Subcutaneous adipose tissue metabolism at menopause: importance of body fatness and regional fat distribution
    P Mauriege
    CHUQ Medical Research Center, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 85:2446-54. 2000
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that menopause per se does not influence sc AT metabolism once the variation related to adipose cell size and total body fatness is taken into account...
  11. ncbi Difference in leptin response to a high-fat meal between lean and obese men
    P Imbeault
    Division of Kinesiology, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Ste-Foy, , Canada G1K 7P4
    Clin Sci (Lond) 101:359-65. 2001
    ....
  12. doi Weight loss and muscular strength affect static balance control
    G Handrigan
    Faculte de Medecine, Division de kinesiologie, Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:936-42. 2010
    ..Presumably, muscular strength is an important factor for balance control. This study investigated the effect that a change in body mass has on relative strength and balance control...
  13. ncbi Obesity: a disease or a biological adaptation?
    A Tremblay
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Rev 1:27-35. 2000
    ....
  14. ncbi Fat balance and ageing: results from the Québec Family Study
    A Tremblay
    Physical Activity Sciences Laboratory, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Nutr 79:413-8. 1998
    ..This observation suggests that there is a strong effect of age-related factors on fat balance...
  15. ncbi Impact of high-intensity exercise on energy expenditure, lipid oxidation and body fatness
    M Yoshioka
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Ste-Foy, , Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:332-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: These results suggest that high-intensity exercise favors a lesser body fat deposition which might be related to an increase in post-exercise energy metabolism that is mediated by beta-adrenergic stimulation...
  16. doi Adiposity and glucose intolerance exacerbate components of metabolic syndrome in children consuming sugar-sweetened beverages: QUALITY cohort study
    J W Wang
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Obes 8:284-93. 2013
    ..Sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption is linked to weight gain and metabolic syndrome (MetS) components in children, but whether these associations are modified by excess weight and glucose tolerance status in children is not known...
  17. doi Adaptive thermogenesis can make a difference in the ability of obese individuals to lose body weight
    A Tremblay
    Department of Kinesiology, PEPS, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:759-64. 2013
    ..Globally, these observations suggest that the adaptive reduction in thermogenesis that accompanies a prolonged negative energy balance is a major determinant of the ability to spontaneously lose body fat...
  18. ncbi Increased resting metabolic rate and lipid oxidation in exercise-trained individuals: evidence for a role of beta-adrenergic stimulation
    A Tremblay
    Physical Activity Sciences Laboratory, Laval University, Ste Foy, Que, Canada
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 70:1342-7. 1992
    ..Moreover, the absence of a training-propranolol interaction effect on heart rate and systolic blood pressure suggests the existence of some dissociation between the metabolic and cardiovascular effects of prolonged exercise training...
  19. ncbi Clinical significance of adaptive thermogenesis
    G C Major
    Division de kinesiologie, Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite Laval, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:204-12. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi Increase in plasma pollutant levels in response to weight loss in humans is related to in vitro subcutaneous adipocyte basal lipolysis
    P Imbeault
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Ste-Foy, , Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1585-91. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The weight loss-induced increase in plasma pollutant levels is related to the rise in subcutaneous abdominal and femoral adipocyte basal lipolysis, especially in men...
  21. ncbi Reducing weight increases postural stability in obese and morbid obese men
    N Teasdale
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:153-60. 2007
    ..To investigate the effect of weight loss on balance control in obese and morbid obese men...
  22. ncbi Effect of a low-glycaemic index--low-fat--high protein diet on the atherogenic metabolic risk profile of abdominally obese men
    J G Dumesnil
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital Research Center, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Nutr 86:557-68. 2001
    ..However, the present study was a short-term intervention and additional trials are clearly needed to document the long-term efficacy of this dietary approach with regard to compliance and effects on the metabolic risk profile...
  23. ncbi Defined weight expectations in overweight women: anthropometrical, psychological and eating behavioral correlates
    V Provencher
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Institute of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1731-8. 2007
    ..To examine associations between defined weight expectations and anthropometric profile and to identify psychological and eating behavioral factors that characterize women having more realistic weight expectations...
  24. ncbi Influence of intense physical activity on energy balance and body fatness
    A Tremblay
    Physical Activity Sciences Laboratory, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Proc Nutr Soc 58:99-105. 1999
    ..Under free-living conditions, the combination of vigorous activity and healthy food practices can amount to a substantial weight loss which is comparable with that of other non-surgical approaches to treat obesity...
  25. doi Behavioural and metabolic characterisation of the low satiety phenotype
    V Drapeau
    Faculty of Educational Sciences, Department of Physical Education, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Appetite 70:67-72. 2013
    ..05). The SQ seems to be a reliable marker of weaker appetite sensation responses. Stress/anxiety could be involved in the low satiety phenotype but did not influence the biopsychobehavioural changes in response to the intervention...
  26. ncbi Relationship between severity of nocturnal desaturation and adaptive thermogenesis: preliminary data of apneic patients tested in a whole-body indirect calorimetry chamber
    J Hins
    Division de kinesiologie, Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite Laval, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:574-7. 2006
    ..74, P < 0.05) and a similar negative trend with SMR (r = -0.65, P = 0.08). These preliminary data suggest that a nocturnal hypoxia may influence adaptive thermogenesis in apneic patients and complicate their body weight regulation...
  27. doi Effect of proteins from different sources on body composition
    J A Gilbert
    Division of Kinesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Canada
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 21:B16-31. 2011
    ..Protein intake enhances energy expenditure, satiety and fat loss, but there is no clear evidence to indicate whether there is a difference in the effect dependent on the source of the protein, i.e. from animal or plant-based foods...
  28. ncbi The association between low physical fitness and high body mass index or waist circumference is increasing with age in children: the 'Québec en Forme' Project
    M Brunet
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Division of Kinesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:637-43. 2007
    ..To evaluate physical fitness and body composition of children involved in the 'Québec en Forme' (QEF) Project and to compare data obtained to the reference values of the 1981 Canada Fitness Survey (CFS)...
  29. doi Validation of a simple index (SIisOGTT) of insulin sensitivity in a population of sedentary men
    E Pigeon
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Diabetes Metab 35:398-403. 2009
    ..Diabetes & Metabolism 2007;33:261-8), and validated in sedentary, non-diabetic, overweight and obese postmenopausal women. The aim of the present study was to validate the index in men...
  30. doi The Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire and BMI in adolescents: results from the Québec family study
    A R Gallant
    Division of Kinesiology, Department of Preventive Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Br J Nutr 104:1074-9. 2010
    ..These results show that the eating behaviour traits of disinhibition and rigid control are independently related to BMI z-scores in this group of adolescents...
  31. ncbi Prior meal enhances the plasma glucose lowering effect of exercise in type 2 diabetes
    P Poirier
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital, Laval University, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1259-64. 2001
    ..To compare the changes in plasma glucose and insulin levels in response to 1 h of exercise performed at 60% of VO(2peak) either in the fasted state or 2 h after a standardized breakfast in subjects with type 2 diabetes...
  32. ncbi Energy balance and pollution by organochlorines and polychlorinated biphenyls
    C Pelletier
    Division of Kinesiology, PEPS, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Rev 4:17-24. 2003
    ..These notions lend support for weight-loss strategies favouring a moderate weight loss, which would reduce risks for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and hypertension, without resulting in a substantial release of organochlorines...
  33. doi Recent developments in calcium-related obesity research
    G C Major
    Division of Kinesiology, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Rev 9:428-45. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi Effects of the FABP2 A54T mutation on triglyceride metabolism of viscerally obese men
    M T Berthier
    Lipid Research Center, Laval University Medical Research Center, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Res 9:668-75. 2001
    ..This study examined the effect of this mutation on lipoprotein levels in viscerally obese hyperinsulinemic condition...
  35. ncbi Impaired fasting glucose vs. glucose intolerance in pre-menopausal women: distinct metabolic entities and cardiovascular disease risk?
    M E Piché
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Laval University, Ste Foy Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    Diabet Med 21:730-7. 2004
    ..Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) is associated with an increased cardiovascular disease risk. Less is known about cardiovascular disease risk among subjects with impaired fasting glucose (IFG) or with combined IFG and IGT...
  36. ncbi Combined effects of red pepper and caffeine consumption on 24 h energy balance in subjects given free access to foods
    M Yoshioka
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Ste-Foy, , Canada
    Br J Nutr 85:203-11. 2001
    ..These results indicate that the consumption of red pepper and caffeine can induce a considerable change in energy balance when individuals are given free access to foods...
  37. ncbi Relationship between short sleeping hours and childhood overweight/obesity: results from the 'Québec en Forme' Project
    J P Chaput
    Division of Kinesiology, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1080-5. 2006
    ..To assess the relationship between short sleep duration and obesity-related variables in children involved in the 'Québec en Forme' Project...
  38. ncbi Estimation of daily energy needs with the FAO/WHO/UNU 1985 procedures in adults: comparison to whole-body indirect calorimetry measurements
    G Alfonzo-González
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1125-31. 2004
    ..To compare estimated daily energy needs with their measured values...
  39. ncbi Elevated intramyocellular lipid concentration in obese subjects is not reduced after diet and exercise training
    P Malenfant
    Physical Activity Sciences Laboratory, Division of Kinesiology, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Ste-Foy, Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 280:E632-9. 2001
    ..Weight loss does not appear sufficient to correct the potential detrimental effects of high intracellular lipid concentrations...
  40. doi Parental eating behavior traits are related to offspring BMI in the Québec Family Study
    A R Gallant
    1 Department of Physical Education, Laval University, Quebec, Quebec, Canada 2 The Quebec Heart and Lung Research Institute, Laval Hospital, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:1422-6. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that parental eating behavior traits, as measured by the Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire (TFEQ), are related to offspring body weight...
  41. ncbi Currently available drugs for the treatment of obesity: Sibutramine and orlistat
    J P Chaput
    Division of Kinesiology PEPS, Laval University, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada, G1K 7P4
    Mini Rev Med Chem 7:3-10. 2007
    ..Cardiostimulating and gastrointestinal adverse effects are however not negligible...
  42. ncbi Do 6-y changes in eating behaviors predict changes in body weight? Results from the Québec Family Study
    V Drapeau
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:808-14. 2003
    ....
  43. doi Couple dissatisfaction and eating profile: A mediation effect of coping style
    M P Gagnon-Girouard
    School of Psychology, Pavillon F A Savard, Laval University, 2325, rue des Bibliothèques, local 1116, Quebec, QC, Canada, G1V 0A6
    Eat Weight Disord 15:240-6. 2010
    ....
  44. ncbi Physical activity and preference for selected macronutrients
    A Tremblay
    Division of Kinesiology, PEPS, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 31:S584-9. 1999
    ..The impact of physical exercise on macronutrient preferences was examined with a perspective to improve preventive and therapeutic strategies of obesity...
  45. ncbi Is visceral obesity a physiological adaptation to stress?
    V Drapeau
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Panminerva Med 45:189-95. 2003
    ..In this context, visceral obesity treatment should focus on stress management and weight loss strategies in order to stop this vicious circle...
  46. ncbi Contribution of several candidate gene polymorphisms in the determination of adiposity changes: results from the Québec Family Study
    L Bouchard
    Division of Kinesiology, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:891-9. 2007
    ..Several candidate genes have been associated with obesity, but very few studies have tested more than one gene simultaneously...
  47. doi Insulin secretion and its association with physical activity, fitness and screen time in children
    M Henderson
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, CHU Sainte Justine and Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Centre de Recherche du CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:504-11. 2014
    ..To determine the independent associations of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA), fitness, screen time, and adiposity with insulin secretion in children...
  48. ncbi Insulin resistance and abdominal adiposity in young men with documented malnutrition during the first year of life
    N G Boulé
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:598-604. 2003
    ..It was hypothesised that participants with early life malnutrition would display a more pronounced deterioration of insulin sensitivity in association with a gain in abdominal fat...
  49. doi Globalization and modernization: an obesogenic combination
    L Huneault
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Rev 12:e64-72. 2011
    ..On the other hand, people have to adopt a daily lifestyle leading to hyperphagia and decreased energy expenditure in order to maintain their economic competitiveness...
  50. doi Higher vitamin D intake is needed to achieve serum 25(OH)D levels greater than 50 nmol/l in Québec youth at high risk of obesity
    S Mark
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:486-92. 2011
    ..We identified modifiable correlates of plasma vitamin D concentrations to inform public health efforts to remediate low-vitamin D status...
  51. ncbi Is the insulin resistance syndrome the price to be paid to achieve body weight stability?
    A Tremblay
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1295-8. 2005
    ....
  52. ncbi Impact of time interval from the last meal on glucose response to exercise in subjects with type 2 diabetes
    P Poirier
    Quebec Heart Institute at Laval Hospital, Sainte Foy, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 85:2860-4. 2000
    ....
  53. ncbi EM-652 (SCH 57068), a third generation SERM acting as pure antiestrogen in the mammary gland and endometrium
    F Labrie
    Oncology and Molecular Endocrinology Research Center, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Department of Medicine, Laval University, Canada
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 69:51-84. 1999
    ..EM-652 was also the most potent inhibitor of the percentage of cycling cancer cells. (ABSTRACT TRUNCATED)..
  54. ncbi EM-652 (SCH57068), a pure SERM having complete antiestrogenic activity in the mammary gland and endometrium
    F Labrie
    Oncology and Molecular Endocrinology Research Center, Laval University Medical Center CHUL, 2705 Laurier Boulevard, Que, G1V 4G2, Quebec City, Canada
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 79:213-25. 2001
    ..The above-summarized preclinical and clinical data clearly suggest the interest of studying this compounds in the neoadjuvant and adjuvant settings and, most importantly, for the prevention of breast and uterine cancer...
  55. ncbi Couple dissatisfaction and eating profile: a mediation effect of coping style
    M P Gagnon-Girouard
    School of Psychology, Laval University, Quebec QC Canada, G1V 0A6
    Eat Weight Disord 15:e240-6. 2010
    ....
  56. ncbi Cloning, chromosomal localization, and functional analysis of the murine estrogen receptor beta
    G B Tremblay
    Molecular Oncology Group, Boyal Victoria Hospital Montréal, Quebec, Canada
    Mol Endocrinol 11:353-65. 1997
    ..Our results demonstrate that while ER beta shares many of the functional characteristics of ER alpha, the molecular mechanisms regulating the transcriptional activity of mER beta may be distinct from those of ER alpha...
  57. ncbi Influence of obesity on accurate and rapid arm movement performed from a standing posture
    F Berrigan
    Groupe de Recherche en Analyse du Mouvement et Ergonomie GRAME, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1750-7. 2006
    ..This study sought to examine if obesity imposes an additional balance control constraint limiting the speed and accuracy with which an upper limb goal-directed movement performed from an upright standing position can be executed...
  58. doi The glucostatic theory of appetite control and the risk of obesity and diabetes
    J P Chaput
    Division of Kinesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:46-53. 2009
    ..Data also raise the possibility that fat gain might be protective against mild hypoglycemia by providing compensation to the stimuli promoted by a modern environment...
  59. ncbi Increase in plasma pollutant levels in response to weight loss is associated with the reduction of fasting insulin levels in men but not in women
    P Imbeault
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Metabolism 51:482-6. 2002
    ..Further studies are needed to verify whether these findings are causally related...
  60. ncbi An epidemiological study of calcium metabolism in non-paretic postparturient Holstein cows
    M Bigras-Poulin
    Departement de Pathologie et Microbiologie, Faculte de Medecine Veterinaire, Universite de Montreal, Saint Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada
    Prev Vet Med 35:195-207. 1998
    ....
  61. ncbi Prevalence of obesity in Canada
    F Bélanger-Ducharme
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    Obes Rev 6:183-6. 2005
    ..It will be possible to precisely analyse the current situation and its evolution in the last 10 years when data based on measured height and weight will be released, that is, in 2005 and after...
  62. pmc Association between median episiotomy and severe perineal lacerations in primiparous women
    M Labrecque
    Department of Family Medicine, Laval University, Quebec
    CMAJ 156:797-802. 1997
    ..To evaluate the association between median episiotomy and severe (third- and fourth-degree) perineal lacerations in primiparous women...
  63. ncbi Metabolic impact of body fat distribution
    C Gasteyger
    Division of Kinesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:876-83. 2002
    ..This review also presents an evolutionary perspective according to which body fat gain would have been and may still remain an adaptation that helps to deal with stress and inflammation...
  64. ncbi Linkage and association of the sodium potassium-adenosine triphosphatase alpha2 and beta1 genes with respiratory quotient and resting metabolic rate in the Québec Family Study
    P T Katzmarzyk
    Physical Activity Sciences Laboratory, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 84:2093-7. 1999
    ..1% and 0.3% of the variance in RQ in younger and older adults, respectively. The results suggest that the sodium potassium adenosine triphosphatase alpha2 gene may play a role in fuel oxidation, particularly in younger individuals...
  65. ncbi Estrogen receptor beta: re-evaluation of estrogen and antiestrogen signaling
    V Giguere
    Molecular Oncology Group, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Steroids 63:335-9. 1998
    ..However, the identification of a second estrogen receptor, referred to as ER beta, is leading to a re-evaluation of estrogen signaling and physiology...
  66. doi Maternal fitness at the onset of the second trimester of pregnancy: correlates and relationship with infant birth weight
    M Bisson
    Department of Pediatrics, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Laval University, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    Pediatr Obes 8:464-74. 2013
    ..Maternal strength, an indicator of muscular fitness, is an independent determinant of infant fetal growth and can positively influence birth weight...
  67. ncbi Gender-based differences in cardiac repolarization in mouse ventricle
    V Trépanier-Boulay
    Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, and Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Circ Res 89:437-44. 2001
    ..The expression of Kv1.5 and of its corresponding K(+) current, I(Kur), is significantly lower in female mouse ventricle, and as a result, the APD is lengthened...
  68. doi In vivo regulation of gene expression of enzymes controlling aldosterone synthesis in rat adrenal
    J G LeHoux
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 43:837-46. 1992
    ....
  69. ncbi Influence of intensive fishing on the partitioning of mercury and methylmercury in three lakes of Northern Québec
    Céline Surette
    COMERN, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 368:248-61. 2006
    ..This will be all the more the case when the dynamics of the system are included in the analyses. Therefore, biological parameters such as growth rates or fish diet must be considered...
  70. doi Fat-free yogurt made using a galactose-positive exopolysaccharide-producing recombinant strain of Streptococcus thermophilus
    G Robitaille
    Food Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, St Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada
    J Dairy Sci 92:477-82. 2009
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    Molecular Oncology Group, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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    Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute, Maastricht NUTRIM, University of Maastricht, Department of Human Biology, Maastricht, The Netherlands
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    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808-4124, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:1008-15. 2001
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    Am J Physiol 250:E480-5. 1986
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    , , , Canada
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    O Ukkola
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biocenter Oulu, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1073-8. 2003
    ..The role of adipsin and adipsin Hinc II polymorphisms on the metabolic and body composition changes in response to overfeeding was studied...
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    J Gonzalez-Barranco
    National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City, Mexico
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    Human Genomics Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
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    E Doucet
    School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:297-304. 2002
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    J F Gautier
    Department of Endocrinology, Saint Louis Hospital, Paris, France
    Diabetes Metab 28:55. 2002
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    O Ukkola
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808-4124, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1604-8. 2001
    ..Genetic variation at the ADRB2 locus could thus be one of the factors responsible for the large inter-individual differences observed in the response to long-term alterations in energy balance and should be further investigated...
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    Lipid Research Center, CHUL Research Center, Ste-Foy, , Canada
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    Clinique du Souffle, La Solane, Osseja, France
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    O Ukkola
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biocenter Oulu, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Endocrinol Invest 31:132-7. 2008
    ..Low adiponectin levels have been associated with high body mass index, low insulin sensitivity, and diabetes...
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    O Ukkola
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biocenter Oulu, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:654-9. 2004
    ..To investigate the role of resistin gene variants on the adiposity and metabolic changes observed in response to a 100-day overfeeding protocol conducted with 12 pairs of monozygotic twins...