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Senior Scientist, CHEO Research Institute
Director, Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research (CHEO RI)
Professor of Pediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa,
where he is also cross-appointed to the School of Human Kinetics and the Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine
Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine
Chief Scientific Officer of Active Healthy Kids Canada
Chair of the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines Project

mtremblay@cheo.on.ca
613-737-7600 Ext. 4114
Research Practice Areas:
Current Research:
Dr. Tremblay’s current research interests include: pediatric exercise science; childhood obesity; physical literacy and health; physical activity, fitness and health measurement; sedentary physiology; health surveillance; and knowledge translation and mobilization.
Research Team:
Biography:
Dr. Tremblay is the Director of HALO at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute and Professor of Pediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, Chief Scientific Officer of Active Healthy Kids Canada, Chair of the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines Project, Founder of the Sedentary Behaviour Research Network, and former Dean of Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Tremblay has published more than 220 papers and book chapters in the peer-reviewed literature. He has delivered over 600 scholarly conference presentations, including more than 140 invited and keynote addresses, in 17 different countries. Dr. Tremblay received an honorary doctorate from Nipissing University and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his leadership contributions to healthy active living in Canada.
Sample Publications:
Barnes J, Tremblay MS. Changes in indicators of child and youth physical activity in Canada, 2005-2016. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2016; 107(6):e586-e589.

Barnes JD, Cameron C, Carson V, Chaput JP, Faulkner GE, Janson K, Janssen I, Kramers R, LeBlanc AG, Spence JC, Tremblay MS. Results from Canada's 2016 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. Journal of Physical Activity and Health 2016; 13(Suppl. 2):S110-116.

Carson V, Hunter S, Kuzik N, Wiebe SA, Spence JC, Friedman A, Tremblay MS, Slater L, Hinkley T. Systematic review of physical activity and cognitive development in early childhood. J Sci Med Sport 2016; 19(7):573-578.

Carson V, Tremblay MS, Chaput JP, Chastin SF. Associations between sleep duration, sedentary time, physical activity, and health indicators among Canadian children and youth using compositional analyses. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 2016; 41(6 Suppl 3):S294-S302.

Carson V, Hunter S, Kuzik N, Gray CE, Poitras VJ, Chaput JP, Saunders TJ, Katzmarzyk PT, Okely AD, Connor GS, Kho ME, Sampson M, Lee H, Tremblay MS. Systematic review of sedentary behaviour and health indicators in school-aged children and youth: an update. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 2016; 41(6 Suppl 3):S240-S265.

Chaput JP, Gray CE, Poitras VJ, Carson V, Gruber R, Olds T, Weiss SK, Connor GS, Kho ME, Sampson M, Belanger K, Eryuzlu S, Callender L, Tremblay MS. Systematic review of the relationships between sleep duration and health indicators in school-aged children and youth. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 2016; 41(6 Suppl 3):S266-S282.

Chaput JP, Weippert M, LeBlanc AG, Hjorth MF, Michaelsen KF, Katzmarzyk PT, Tremblay MS, Barreira TV, Broyles ST, Fogelholm M, Hu G, Kuriyan R, Kurpad A, Lambert EV, Maher C, Maia J, Matsudo V, Olds T, Onywera V, Sarmiento OL, Standage M, Tudor-Locke C, Zhao P, Sjodin AM. Are Children Like Werewolves? Full Moon and Its Association with Sleep and Activity Behaviors in an International Sample of Children. Front Pediatr 2016; 4:24.

Tremblay MS, Carson V, Chaput JP, Connor GS, Dinh T, Duggan M, Faulkner G, Gray CE, Gruber R, Janson K, Janssen I, Katzmarzyk PT, Kho ME, Latimer-Cheung AE, LeBlanc C, Okely AD, Olds T, Pate RR, Phillips A, Poitras VJ, Rodenburg S, Sampson M, Saunders TJ, Stone JA, Stratton G, Weiss SK, Zehr L. Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth: An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 2016; 41(6 Suppl 3):S311-S327.

Tremblay MS, Carson V, Chaput JP. Introduction to the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth: An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 2016; 41(6 Suppl 3):iii-iiv.

Tremblay MS, Gonzalez SA, Katzmarzyk PT, Onywera VO, Reilly JJ, Tomkinson G. Introduction to the Global Matrix 2.0: Report Card Grades on the Physical Activity of Children and Youth Comparing 38 Countries. Journal of Physical Activity and Health 2016; 13(Suppl 2):S85-S86.

Tremblay MS, Barnes JD, Gonzalez SA, Katzmarzyk PT, Onywera VO, Reilly JJ, Tomkinson GR, The Global Matrix 2.0 Research Team (Aguilar-Farias N, Akinroye KK, Al-Kuwari MG, Amornsriwatanakul A, Aubert S, Belton S, Goldys A, Herrera-Cuenca M, Jeon JY, Jurimae J, Katapally TR, Lambert EV, Larsen LR, Liu Y, Lof M, Loney T, Lopez y Taylor JR, Maddison R, Manyanga T, Morrison SA, Mota J, Murphy MH, Nardo Junior N, Ocansey RT-A, Prista A, Roman-Vinas B, Schranz NK, Seghers J, Sharif R, Standage M, Stratton G, Takken T, Tammelin TH, Tanaka C, Tang Y, Wong SH). Global Matrix 2.0: Report Card Grades on the Physical Activity of Children and Youth Comparing 38 Countries. Journal of Physical Activity and Health 2016; 13(Suppl 2):S343-S366.

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