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

Productive conference season for the IMPACTS lab

Productive conference season for the IMPACTS lab


With over hald a dozen presentations at national and international conferences, IMPACTS lab members have been busy! Some of our favorite activities included conferences from the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, American College of Sports Medicine, Maritime Strategy for Patient Oriented Research Summit and the Canadian Student Health Research Forum.

Getting physical activity research on the move

For research to have an impact on physical activity levels, it first needs to address priorities of those working on the promotion of sport and physical activity participation. This is why we led a study to identify these priorities!

Click here to get access to the study results, or here for a lay discussion on our findings, or even here to hear us talk about the study on radio (Radio-Canada).

Recently, the team also wrote a blog in collaboration with a researcher at ParticipACTION. Click here to read it.

Professor Mekary awarded grant for new project!

Saïd Mekary, Associate professor at the Université de Sherbrooke, secured a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for the project “Bringing An Evidence-Based Community Physical Activity Program to Francophone Minorities in New Brunswick: Can We Fit the Brain with Physical Activity”. Congrats! For more…