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    • The unfreedom of being Other: Canadian lone mothers' experiences of poverty and 'life on the cheque' 

      Power, Elaine (SAGE Publications, 2005)
      This paper theorizes the experiences of lone mothers living on welfare in contemporary consumer society using a governmentality framework, with particular attention to liberalism’s practices of unfreedom. Analysis suggests ...
    • Background Paper. Individual and Household Food Insecurity in Canada: Position of Dietitians of Canada 

      Power, Elaine; Dietitians of Canada (2005)
      It is the position of Dietitians of Canada (DC) that all Canadians must have food security. Recognizing food security as a social determinant of health, DC recommends a population health approach to food security; that ...
    • THE DETERMINANTS OF HEALTHY EATING AMONG LOW-INCOME CANADIANS 

      Power, Elaine (2008-05-30)
      This paper outlines the state of knowledge regarding the determinants of healthy eating among low-income Canadians, as well as gaps in that knowledge. It focuses on income and social class, the first of twelve determinants ...
    • Conceptualizing food security for Aboriginal people in Canada 

      Power, Elaine (Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2008)
      Food insecurity is an urgent public health issue for Aboriginal people in Canada because of high rates of poverty; the effects of global climate change and environmental pollution on traditional food systems; and high rates ...
    • Interpersonal economic abuse and intra-household inequities in food security 

      Power, Elaine (Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2006)
      Food insecurity affected over 2.3 million Canadians in 2004. To date, the food security literature has not considered the potential impact of economic abuse on food security, but there are three ways that these two important ...
    • De-centering the text: Exploring the potential for visual methods in the sociology of food 

      Power, Elaine (Journal for the Study of Food and Society, 2002)
      In our culture, the image has become more powerful than the word, and perhaps more than ever, both social agents and social researchers “know more than we can say” in words. Yet sociological knowledge production and ...
    • Positive Youth Development in Aboriginal Physical Activity 

      Bruner, Mark William; Hillier, Sean; Baillie, Colin P. T.; Lavalee, Lynn F.; Bruner, Brenda G.; Hare, Katharine; Lovelace, Robert; Lévesque, Lucie (2015-12-07)
      Physical activity and, more specifically, sport, can positively impact the body, mind, heart, and spirit of Aboriginal youth. Despite enthusiasm for these benefits, there is a paucity of published information reviewing the ...
    • Hunger and Poverty 

      Power, Elaine (Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, 2017)
    • Assessing the social climate of physical (in)activity in Canada 

      Yun, Lira; Vanderloo, Leigh; Berry, Tanya R.; Latimer-Cheung, Amy E.; O’Reilly, Norman; Rhodes, Ryan E.; Spence, John C.; Tremblay, Mark S.; Faulkner, Guy (Springer Nature, 2018-11-27)
      Ecological models suggest that a strategy for increasing physical activity participation within a population is to reconstruct the “social climate”. This can be accomplished through 1) changing norms and beliefs, 2) providing ...
    • Translating an Evidence-Based Physical Activity Service From Context To Context: A Single Organizational Case Study 

      Lamontagne, Marie-Eve; Lamontagne, Marie-Eve; Tomasone, Jennifer R.; Cummings, Isabelle; Latimer-Cheung, Amy E.; Routhier, François (Heighten Science Publications Corporation, 2017-03-28)
      Background: SCI Action Canada partnered with researchers to adapt an evidence-based leisure-time physical activity (LPTA) counselling service (Get-in-Motion (GIM). A satellite GIM service called Passez à l’action was ...
    • The short-term effects of a mass reach physical activity campaign: an evaluation using hierarchy of effects model and intention profiles 

      Berry, T. R.; Rhodes, R. E.; Ori, E. M.; McFadden, K.; Faulkner, G.; Latimer-Cheung, Amy E.; O’Reilly, N.; Spence, J. C.; Tremblay, M. S.; Vanderloo, L. M. (Springer Nature, 2018-11-27)
      Mass reach physical activity campaigns are designed to deliver physical-activity related messages to a large population across different media including print, television, radio, and websites. Few evaluations have examined ...
    • Sedentary Behavior Research Network (SBRN) – Terminology Consensus Project process and outcome 

      Tremblay, Mark S.; Aubert, Salomé; Barnes, Joel D.; Saunders, Travis J.; Carson, Valerie; Latimer-Cheung, Amy E.; Chastin, Sebastien F.M.; Altenburg, Teatske M.; Chinapaw, Mai J.M.; on behalf of SBRN Terminology Consensus Project Participants (Springer Nature, 2017-06-10)
      The prominence of sedentary behavior research in health science has grown rapidly. With this growth there is increasing urgency for clear, common and accepted terminology and definitions. Such standardization is difficult ...
    • Spinal Cord Injury Peer Mentorship: Applying Self-Determination Theory to Explain Quality of Life and Participation 

      Sweet, Shane N.; Michalovic, Emilie; Latimer-Cheung, Amy E.; Fortier, Michelle; Noreau, Luc; Zelaya, Walter; Martin Ginis, Kathleen A. (Elsevier BV, 2018-03-01)
      Objectives To investigate the role of spinal cord injury (SCI) peer mentorship on quality of life (QoL)/participation, and test a self-determination theory model that explains the role of SCI peer mentorship on these ...
    • Evidence-based scientific exercise guidelines for adults with spinal cord injury: an update and a new guideline 

      Ginis, Kathleen A. Martin; Scheer, Jan W. van der; Latimer-Cheung, Amy E.; Barrow, Andy; Bourne, Chris; Carruthers, Peter; Bernardi, Marco; Ditor, David S.; Gaudet, Sonja; Groot, Sonja de; Hayes, Keith C.; Hicks, Audrey L.; Leicht, Christof A.; Lexell, Jan; Macaluso, Steven; Manns, Patricia J.; McBride, Christopher B.; Noonan, Vanessa K.; Pomerleau, Pierre; Rimmer, James H.; Shaw, Robert B.; Smith, Brett; Smith, Karen M.; Steeves, John D.; Tussler, Dot; West, Christopher R.; Wolfe, Dalton L.; Goosey-Tolfrey, Victoria L. (Springer Nature, 2017-10-25)
      To describe the process and outcomes of using a new evidence base to develop scientific guidelines that specify the type and minimum dose of exercise necessary to improve fitness and cardiometabolic health in adults with ...
    • The Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth: Implications for practitioners, professionals, and organizations 

      Latimer-Cheung, Amy E.; Copeland, Jennifer L.; Fowles, Jonathon; Zehr, Lori; Duggan, Mary; Tremblay, Mark S. (Canadian Science Publishing, 2016-06-16)
      The new Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth emphasize the integration of all movement behaviours that occur over a whole day (i.e., light, moderate, and vigorous physical activity, sedentary behaviour, ...
    • Understanding leisure-time physical activity: Voices of people with MS who have moderate-to-severe disability and their family caregivers 

      Fakolade, Afolasade; Lamarre, Julie; Latimer-Cheung, Amy E.; Parsons, Trisha; Morrow, Sarah A.; Finlayson, Marcia (Wiley, 2018-01-03)
      Background Physical activity (PA) is beneficial for all people, yet people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) find regular PA challenging. These people may include individuals with the disease who have moderate-to-severe ...
    • Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth: Exploring the perceptions of stakeholders regarding their acceptability, barriers to uptake, and dissemination 

      Faulkner, Guy; White, Lauren; Riazi, Negin; Latimer-Cheung, Amy E.; Tremblay, Mark S. (Canadian Science Publishing, 2016-06-16)
      Engaging stakeholders in the development of guidelines and plans for implementation is vital. The purpose of this study was to examine stakeholders’ (parents, teachers, exercise professionals, paediatricians, and youth) ...
    • Canadian physical activity guidelines for adults: are Canadians aware? 

      Dale, Leila Pfaeffli; LeBlanc, Allana G.; Orr, Krystn; Berry, Tanya; Deshpande, Sameer; Latimer-Cheung, Amy E.; O’Reilly, Norm; Rhodes, Ryan E.; Tremblay, Mark S.; Faulkner, Guy (Canadian Science Publishing, 2016-06-21)
      The present study evaluated awareness of the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology’s 2011 Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for Adults and assessed correlates. Reported awareness of the physical activity (PA) ...
    • Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth: An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep 

      Tremblay, Mark S.; Carson, Valerie; Chaput, Jean-Philippe; Connor Gorber, Sarah; Dinh, Thy; Duggan, Mary; Faulkner, Guy; Gray, Casey E.; Gruber, Reut; Janson, Katherine; Janssen, Ian; Katzmarzyk, Peter T.; Kho, Michelle E.; Latimer-Cheung, Amy E.; LeBlanc, Claire; Okely, Anthony D.; Olds, Timothy; Pate, Russell R.; Phillips, Andrea; Poitras, Veronica J.; Rodenburg, Sophie; Sampson, Margaret; Saunders, Travis J.; Stone, James A.; Stratton, Gareth; Weiss, Shelly K.; Zehr, Lori (Canadian Science Publishing, 2016-06-16)
      Leaders from the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology convened representatives of national organizations, content experts, methodologists, stakeholders, and end-users who followed rigorous and transparent guideline ...
    • Formulation of evidence-based messages to promote the use of physical activity to prevent and manage Alzheimer’s disease 

      Ginis, Kathleen A. Martin; Heisz, Jennifer; Spence, John C.; Clark, Ilana B.; Antflick, Jordan; Ardern, Chris I.; Costas-Bradstreet, Christa; Duggan, Mary; Hicks, Audrey L.; Latimer-Cheung, Amy E.; Middleton, Laura; Nylen, Kirk; Paterson, Donald H.; Pelletier, Chelsea; Rotondi, Michael A. (Springer Nature, 2017-02-17)
      The impending public health impact of Alzheimer’s disease is tremendous. Physical activity is a promising intervention for preventing and managing Alzheimer’s disease. However, there is a lack of evidence-based public ...