We research physical activity and fitness in children of all health statuses and abilities. Our research studies are conducted under the supervision of Dr. Brian Timmons.
We use this research to educate the public and health care providers by providing up-to-date information and resources on how to make the most out of physical activity.
We provide scientific and educational support to the Exercise Medicine Clinic at McMaster Children's Hospital.
Bhanu Sharma awarded CIHR Doctoral Scholarship.
CHEMP participates in 10th Annual McMaster Child Health Research Day.
Hilary Caldwell and Roxy Chen present at McMaster's 3-Minute Thesis (3MT).
CIHR planning meeting held to work towards building a physical activity database for children living with a chronic medical condition or disability.
Hilary Caldwell and Roxy Chen awarded the Oded Bar-Or Bursary.
Hilary Caldwell delivers presentation on a physical literacy environmental assessment tool at the Sport for Life Canadian Summit.
Peter Tait (graduate student in the School of Computational Science and Engineering) awarded MacDATA Fellowship to find a new way to analyze missing data from accelerometers.
Sara King-Dowling successfully defends PhD on motor competence, physical activity, and fitness in the early years.
Joyce Obeid receives New Investigator Award.
We are looking for children to participate in our research studies. Find out more about participating in our research studies.
Did you know that McMaster Children's Hospital has an Exercise Medicine Clinic? Learn more about McMaster Children's Hospital's Exercise Medicine Clinic.
Follow Dr. Joyce Obeid on Twitter @ObeidJ to stay up to date on child health and physical activity.
We have launched Axioms & Advocacy: A blog about child health and exercise medicine. Follow us to learn about healthy active living during the growing years!
Do not hesitate to contact us if you cannot find what you are looking for, or if you have questions for our team.