McMaster University

Child Health & Exercise
Medicine Program

Scope of Search

Current Studies

Please see the study page for more information about our current projects and to learn about how you can participate in our research.

Early Years:

The LIFE Study is looking at physical activity and motor skills in 1-3 year olds with congenital heart defects.


Chronic kidney disease, cystic fibrosis, inflammatory bowel disease, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and type 1 diabetes:

Cardiovascular Health in children with a chronic inflAMmatory condition: role of Physical activity, fItness, and inflammatiON: The CHAMPION Study.

School-Aged Children:

The SKIP Study (a follow-up of the HOPP study) is looking at the impact of physical activity in the early years on health in later childhood.

Check back regularly for more opportunities to participate in our research!

For information on studies we have completed and our findings, please go to our Completed Studies.