Jasmin Bhawra
University of Waterloo
Publications 13
#1Janelle Kwon (Deakin University)
#2Adrian J. Cameron (Deakin University)H-Index: 37
Last.Gary Sacks (Deakin University)H-Index: 33
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Poor diet is a significant contributor to the burden of global disease. There are numerous policies available to address poor diets; however, these policies often require public support to encourage policy action. The current study aimed to understand the level of public support for a range of food policies and the factors associated with policy support. An online survey measuring support for 13 food policies was completed by 19,857 adults in Australia, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom (UK) an...
#1Jasmin Bhawra (UW: University of Waterloo)H-Index: 6
#2Jessica L. Reid (UW: University of Waterloo)H-Index: 14
Last.David Hammond (UW: University of Waterloo)H-Index: 54
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Objectives Many countries, including Canada, are considering nutrition policies that seek to improve dietary behaviour and related health outcomes. The current study examined support for policy measures among youth and young adults in Canada.
6 CitationsSource
Background: This study compares results of physical activity report cards from 9 countries with low to medium human development indices, participating in the Global Matrix 3.0 initiative. Methods: Country-specific report cards were informed by relevant data and government policy documents, reporting on 10 core indicators of physical activity for children and youth. Data were synthesized by report card working groups following a harmonized process. Grade assignments for each indicator utilized a ...
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Background: Accumulating sufficient moderate to vigorous physical activity is recognized as a key determinant of physical, physiological, developmental, mental, cognitive, and social health among children and youth (aged 5–17 y). The Global Matrix 3.0ofReportCardgradesonphysicalactivitywasdevelopedtoachieveabetterunderstandingoftheglobalvariationinchildand youth physical activity and associated supports. Methods: Work groups from 49 countries followed harmonized procedures to develop their Report...
31 CitationsSource
#1Robin Z. Hayeems (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 18
#2Jasmin Bhawra (UW: University of Waterloo)H-Index: 6
Last.Wendy J. Ungar (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 28
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The clinical use of whole-genome sequencing (WGS) is expected to alter pediatric medical management. The study aimed to describe the type and cost of healthcare activities following pediatric WGS compared to chromosome microarray (CMA). Healthcare activities prompted by WGS and CMA were ascertained for 101 children with developmental delay over 1 year. Activities following receipt of non-diagnostic CMA were compared to WGS diagnostic and non-diagnostic results. Activities were costed in 2016 Can...
9 CitationsSource
#1Jasmin BhawraH-Index: 6
#2Martin CookeH-Index: 11
Last.Piotr WilkH-Index: 19
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3 CitationsSource
#1Jasmin BhawraH-Index: 6
#2Martin CookeH-Index: 11
Last.Piotr WilkH-Index: 19
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Background:Physical inactivity in children and youth in India is a major public health problem. The 2016 Indian Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth has been conceptualized to highlight this epidemic by appraising behaviors, contexts, strategies, and investments related to physical activity of Indian children and youth.Methods:An international research collaboration resulted in the formation of a Research Working Group (RWG). RWG determined key indicators; identified, synthesi...
2 CitationsSource
#1Jasmin BhawraH-Index: 6
#2Alene Toulany (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 7
Last.Astrid GuttmannH-Index: 32
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Objective To determine effective interventions to improve primary care provider involvement in transitioning youth with chronic conditions from paediatric to adult care. Design Systematic review. Multiple electronic databases were searched including Ovid MEDLINE, EMBASE and Web of Science (from 1 January 1947 to 5 August 2015). Evidence quality was assessed using a 36-point scoring system for disparate study designs. Setting Studies with paediatric-to-adult transition programmes and intervention...
29 CitationsSource