Recent publications

Collaborative research for healthier communities

Our faculty are engaged in a huge range of research projects in subjects related to health and leisure, and strive to make their findings available to wider communities through publication. And often, their students are key participants and contributers to this research; these publications are students' first steps in their careers as academics and/or researchers. 

See below for recent publications by selected faculty, by division. Or search faculty by subject area to see more publications.


Scott Grandy

Grandy, S.A.*, Rivard, K.*, Paradis, P., Nemer, M., Allen, B.G. & Fiset, C. (2011). Ventricular Ca2+ handling is altered in transgenic mice with cardiac specific overexpression of the human type I angiotensin II receptor. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 30(5): H2018-27. (*Both authors contributed equally to this study).

Grandy, S.A., Brouillette, J., & Fiset, C. (2010). Reduction in ventricular sodium currents in a mouse model of HIV. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21(8): 916-22.

Dingar, D., Benoit, M.J., Mamarbachi, M., Villeneuve, L.R., Gillis, M.A., Grandy, S.A., Gaestel, M., Fiset, C. & Allen, B.G. (2010). Effect of pressure overload-induced hypertrophy on the expression and localization of p38 MAP kinase isoforms in the mouse heart. Cell Signal 22(11): 1634-44.

Michelle Stone

Stone, M.R., Buliung, R., & Faulkner, G. (In press). How active are children in Toronto? A comparison with accelerometry data from the Canadian Health Measures Survey. Chronic Diseases and Injuries in Canada (in press).

Stone, M.R., Faulkner, G., Mitra, R., & Buliung, R. (In press). Physical activity patterns of children in Toronto: the relative role of neighbourhood types and socioeconomic status. Canadian Journal of Public Health.

Stone, M.R., Stevens, D., & Faulkner, G. (Under review). Maintaining adequate sleep throughout the week is associated with increased physical activity in children. Preventive Medicine.

Jo Welch

Ojah, R.C.I. & Welch, J.M. (Joint first authors). (2012). Vitamin D and musculoskeletal status in Nova Scotian women who wear concealing clothing. Nutrients. 4:399-412. DOI: doi:10.3390/nu4050399.

Welch, J.M., Hubley, N.B., & Stewart, A.J. (2012). Pogo stick programs provide physical and psychological benefits to children. Adv Phys Educ. 2(1):22-7. DOI: 10.4236/ape.2012.21004

Whitehead, A., Johnston, H., Nixon, N., & Welch, J. (2010). Exergame effectiveness: What the numbers can tell us. Proceedings of the 5th ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Video Games, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Press, New York, NY, USA 55-61.  DOI: 10.1145/1836135.1836144