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Current research activities include:

I) The surveillance of physical inactivity, obesity, and chronic disease risk factor clustering in Canada;
II) Assessment of the impact of lifestyle modification on population and public health;
III) Evaluation of the role of lifestyle factor in prediction of cardiometabolic risk.

The focus of this research is to address high-risk subgroups of the population by envisioning both clinically relevant, and population-specific research related to the screening and primary prevention of chronic disease. Emerging areas of interest include the use of spatial analysis for the enhancement of cardiovascular disease surveillance, ethnic differences in cardiometabolic risk, and the contribution of the built and social environment to physical activity behavior.