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The Built Environment and Obesity-Related Behaviours in Canadian Youth
The objectives of this thesis were to examine the relationship between the built environment and obesity-related behaviours in Canadian youth, and to address measurement issues relevant for studying these relationships. ...
The Influence of Alcohol Consumption, Smoking, and Physical Activity on Peripheral Blood Leukocyte Telomere Length
BACKGROUND: Telomeres are repetitive DNA sequences and associated proteins that cap the ends of chromosomes. Functional telomeres protect genetic information and maintain chromosomal stability. Critically short telomeres ...
Mental Health and Physical Activity in Canadian Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Background: Adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at a heightened risk for poor mental health. Limitations of medication use for the treatment of ADHD include non-response and adverse side ...