Conference Presentations

  • The Skinny on Fat. TEDxQueen’s. March, 2010. Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
  • Weight loss for metabolically healthy obese adults: harmful or beneficial? Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology 2009 Conference. November 11-14. Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Breast Volume is an Independent Predictor of Visceral and Ectopic Fat in Premenopausal Women. The Obesity Society 2009 Annual Meeting. October 24-28. Washington, D.C.
  • Physical activity predicts erectile dysfunction independent of total and abdominal obesity. The Obesity Society 2008 Annual Meeting. October 3-7. Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Lower-body fat loss is not associated with elevations in diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk factors. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology 2008 Conference. October 15-19. Banff, Alberta.
  • Waist circumference predicts diabetes risk beyond cardiometabolic risk factors and body mass index. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology 2007 Conference. November 14-17. London, Ontario.
  • Does waist circumference predict disease risk beyond metabolic risk factors and body mass index? 2007 Annual North American Society for the Study of Obesity (NAASO) Scientific Conference. October 20-24. New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • The health-protective effect of a large hip circumference for a given waist circumference: Is visceral fat a mediator? Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology 2006 Conference, November 1-4, 2006, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • Is reduction in lower body fat associated with exacerbation in cardio-metabolic risk? 2006 Annual NAASO Scientific Conference. October 20-24, 2006. Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Regional Fat Deposition, Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Insulin Resistance in Adult Survivors of Childhood Leukemia 2006 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference, May 31st, 2006, Denver, Colorado.
  • Sexual Dimorphism In Abdominal Obesity And Metabolic Risk In Adult Survivors Of Childhood Leukemia: Role Of Cranial Radiotherapy. Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology 2005 Conference. November 11th, 2005, Gatineau, Quebec.
  • Project ALLIFE: Abdominal Obesity and Cardiovascular Risk Factors Project ALLIFE (Acute Leukemia Lifestyle Intervention For Everyday) Preliminary Meeting, May 23rd, 2005, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas.
  • Abdominal Obesity and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Survivors of Childhood Leukemia.2005 School of Physical Health and Education Research Day, April 29th, 2005. Kingston, Ontario.