Laboratoire d’Investigations sur les Mécanismes et Prédicteurs de liens entre Activités physiques, autres Comportements et Trajectoires de Santé


The Investigations on mechanisms and predictors of links between physical activities, other behaviors and health trajectories laboratory is co-directed by Professor Mathieu Bélanger and Professor Saïd Mekari at the Centre de formation médicale du Nouveau-Brunswick.

Many of the risk factors for chronic diseases, both physical and mental, can be modified through lifestyle changes. Nevertheless, making lifestyle changes at a population level remains a challenge.

Over the years, researchers and students from IMPACTS Lab have successfully demonstrated their ability to develop and implement effective and sustainable interventions to improve the lifestyle habits of various target groups.