The mission of the Physical Activity and Epidemiology Laboratory at Queen’s University is to improve the health of Canadians through research, increasing public awareness, and advocacy around issues related to physical activity and obesity.
The mission is achieved through:
Recent Graduate Student Publications (student names are underlined)
Mecredy G, Pickett W, Janssen I. Street connectivity and its association with physical activity in Canadian youth. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2011;8:3333-3350
Carson V, Iannotti RJ, Pickett W, Janssen I. Urban and rural differences in sedentary behavior among American and Canadian youth. Health & Place. 2011;17:920-928.
Warsh J, Janssen I, Pickett W. Do overweight and obese youth take longer to recovery from injury? International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion. 2011;18:143–149.
McPherson M, Janssen I, Grundy A, Tranmer J, Richardson H, Aronson KJ. Physical activity, sedentary behavior and melatonin among rotating shift nurses. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2011;53(7):716-721.
Carson V, Janssen I. Volume, patterns, and types of sedentary behavior and cardio-metabolic health in children and adolescents. BMC Public Health. 2011;11:274.
Bouchard DR, Héroux M, Janssen I. Association between muscle mass, leg strength, and fat mass with physical function in older adults: influence of age and sex. Journal of Aging and Health. 2011;23(2):313–328.
Bouchard DR, Ross R, Janssen I. Coffee, tea, and their additives: association with BMI and waist circumference. Obesity Facts. 2010;3:345-352
Stephen WC, Janssen I. Influence of physical activity on age-related weight loss in the elderly. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2010;7:78-86.
Héroux M, Janssen I, Lam M, Lee D-C, Hebert JR, Sui M, Blair SN. Dietary patterns and the risk of mortality: impact of cardiorespiratory fitness. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2010;39:197-209;
Bouchard DR, Janssen I. Dynapenic-obesity and physical function in older adults. Journals of Gerontology: A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 2010;65A:71-77.
LeBlanc AG, Janssen I. Dose-response relation between physical activity and dyslipidemia in youth. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2010;26(6):e201-e205.
Janssen I, LeBlanc AG. Systematic review of the health benefits of physical activity and fitness in school-aged children and youth. International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2010,7:40.
LeBlanc AG, Janssen I. Difference between self-reported and accelerometer measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in youth. Pediatric Exercise Sciences. 2010; 22:523-534.
Warsh J, Pickett W, Janssen I. Are overweight and obese youth at increased risk for physical activity injuries? Obesity Facts. 2010;3:225-230.
Seliske LM, Pickett W, Boyce WF, Janssen I. Association between the food retail environment surrounding schools and overweight in Canadian youth. Public Health Nutrition. 2009;12:1384–1391.
Stephen WC, Janssen I. Sarcopenic-obesity and cardiovascular disease risk in the elderly. Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging. 2009;13:460-446.
Seliske LM, Pickett W, Boyce WF, Janssen I. Density and type of food retailers surrounding Canadian schools: variations across socioeconomic status. Health & Place. 2009;15:903-907.
Nichol MW, Pickett W, Janssen I. Associations between school recreational environments and physical activity. Journal of School Health. 2009;79:247-254.
Mark AE, Janssen I. Does physical activity accrued in bouts predict overweight and obesity beyond the total volume of physical activity in youth? American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2009;36:416-421.