Research Laboratory on Chronic Disease Prevention
Peer reviewed

Contreras, GA. Sabiston, CM. O’Loughlin, EK, Bélanger, M., O’Loughlin, J. Body image emotions, perceptions, and cognitions distinguish physically active and inactive smokers. (in Press). Preventive Medicine Reports 
Ward, S., Bélanger, M., Goguen-Carpenter, J., Caissie, I., Vanasse, A., Donovan, D. Influence of school environment on types of physical activities practiced by youth. (in Press). Journal of School Health 
Gunnell, K.E., Brunet, J., Wing, E.K., Bélanger, M. Measuring perceived barriers to physical activity in adolescents. (in Press) Pediatric Exercise Science.  
O’Loughlin J, Dugas E, Brunet J, DiFranza J, Engert J, Gervais A, Gray-Donald K, Karp I, Low N, Sabiston C, Sylvestre MP, Tyndale R, Auger N, Barnett T, Belanger M, Chaiton M, Chenoweth M, Constantin E, Contreras G, Kakinami L, Labbe A, Maximova K, McMillan E, O’Loughlin E, Pabayo R, Roy-Gagnon MH, Tremblay M, Wellman R, van Hulst A, Paradis G. Cohort Profile: The Nicotine Dependence in Teens (NDIT) Study. International Journal of Epidemiology (2014). Jul 13. pii: dyu135. [Epub ahead of print] 
Bélanger, M., Poirier, M., Jbilou, J., Scarborough, P. Modeling the impact of compliance with dietary recommendations on cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality in Canada. (2014). Public Health, 128; 222-230. 
Bélanger, M., Caissie, I., Beauchamp, J., O’Loughlin, J., Sabiston, C., Mancuso, M. (2013). Monitoring Activities of Teenagers to Comprehend their Habits: study protocol for a mixed-methods study. BMC Public Health, 13:649. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-649.  
Barnett TA, Maximova K, Sabiston CM, Van Hulst A, Brunet J, Castonguay AL, Bélanger M, O’Loughlin J. (2013). Physical activity growth curves relate to adiposity in adolescents. Annals of Epidemiology, 23; 529-533.  
Beauchamp, J., Bélanger, M., Schofield, A., Bordage, R., Donovan, D., Landry, M. (2013). Recruiting doctors from and for underserved groups: Does New Brunswick’s initiative to recruit doctors for its linguistic minority help rural communities? Canadian Journal of Public Health, 104; (6)(Suppl. 1): S44-S48. 
Pakzad, S., Jbilou, J., Paulin, M.C., Fontaine, V., Donovan, D., Bélanger, M., Bourque, P.E. (2013). Accès au diagnostic précoce de démence au Nouveau-Brunswick : Perceptions d’usagers potentiels de services selon la langue et le milieu de vie. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 104; (6)(Suppl. 1): S16-S20. 
Lauzière, T., Chevarie, N., Poirier, M., Utzschneider, A., Bélanger, M. (2013). Effects of an interdisciplinary education program on hypertension : A pilot study. Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 23, (1) : 12-18.  
Gaudet, J., Bélanger, M., Corriveau, H., Mekary, S., Hay, S., Weaver, B., Johnson, M. (2013). Investigating the autonomic nervous system and cognitive functions as potential mediators of an association between cardiovascular disease and driving performance. Can J Physiol Pharm, 91; 346-352.
Iancu, H., Bélanger, M., Babineau, C., Leblanc, R., Mekary, S. et Poulin-Nadeau, P. (2012). Évaluation des effets d’un cours d’éducation physique au quotidien sur le rendement académique et la condition physique des élèves du niveau primaire. Revue de l'Université de Moncton, 43, (1-2): 119-148. 
Dumais, R., Benoit, C., Dumais, A., Babin, L., Bordage, R., de Arcos, C. Allard, J., Bélanger, M. (2012). Effect of regenerative injection therapy on function and pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Pain Medicine, 13, (8) : 990-999. 
Pakzad, S., Paulin, M.C., Jbilou, J., Fontaine, V., Bourque, P.E., Bélanger, M., Routhier, N., Lavoie, A.M. (2012). Étude exploratoire : perceptions, croyances, connaissances et attitudes d’un groupe d’aînés francophones du Nouveau-Brunswick concernant la démence et son diagnostic. Reflets : revue d'intervention sociale et communautaire, 18, (2) : 101-121. 
Bélanger, M., Waite, M. E., Harquail, T., Iancu, H. D., Johnson, M., Mancuso, M. (2012). Exploring the use of photo-choice to determine physical activity preferences of children. Physical and Health Education Journal, 78, (2): 18-24.  
Bélanger, M., O’Loughlin, J., Karp, I., Barnett, T., Sabiston, C. (2012). Physical activity fluctuations and body fat during adolescence. Pediatric Obes, 7, (1): 73-81. 

Bélanger, M., Casey, M., Cormier, M., Laflamme-Filion, A., Martin, G., Aubut, S., Chouinard, P., Savoie, S.P., Beauchamp, J. (2011). Maintenance and decline of physical activity during adolescence: Insights from a qualitative study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 8, (117). 
Landry, M., Schofield, A., Bordage, R., Bélanger, M. (2011). Improving the recruitment and retention of doctors by training medical students locally. Medical Education, 45, (11): 1121-9. 
Bélanger, M., Foster, C. (2011). Worldwide prevalence of physical inactivity calls for worldwide actions. Preventive Medicine, 53, 29-30.  
Bélanger, M., Townsend, N., Foster, C. (2011). Age-related differences in physical activity profiles of English adults. Preventive Medicine, 52, 247-249. 
Bélanger, M., Bouchard, L., Gaboury, I., Sonier, B., Gagnon-Arpin, I., Schofield, A., Bourque, P. E. (2011). Perceived health status of Francophones and Anglophones in an officially bilingual Canadian province. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 102, (2): 122-126. 
Barnett, T. A., O’Loughlin, J., Sabiston, C. M., Karp, I., Bélanger, M., Van Hulst, A., Lambert, M. (2010). Teens and screens: The influence of screen-time on adiposity in adolescents. American Journal of Epidemiology, 172, (3):255-262. 

Bélanger, M., Gray-Donald, K., O'Loughlin, J., Paradis, G., Hanley, J. (2009). When adolescents drop the ball: Sustainability of physical activity in youth. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 37, (1):41-49. 
Bélanger, M., Gray-Donald, K., O’Loughlin, J., Paradis, G., Hutcheon, J., Maximova, K., Hanley, J. (2009). Participation in sports does not slow declines in physical activity during adolescence. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 6, (22). 
Bélanger, M, Gray-Donald, K., O'Loughlin, J., Paradis, G., Hanley, J. (2009). Influence of weather conditions and season on physical activity in adolescents. Ann Epidemiol, 19, (3):180-6. 

Bélanger, M., O’Loughlin, J., Okoli, C. T.C., McGrath, J., Setia, M., Guyon, L., Gervais, A. (2008). Nicotine Dependence Symptoms among Young Never-Smokers Exposed to Secondhand Tobacco Smoke. Addictive Behaviors, 33, (12) 1557-1563.  
Bélanger, M., Boulay, P. (2005). Effect of an aerobic exercise training program on resting metabolic rate in chronically ß-adrenergic blocked hypertensive patients. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation;25(6):354-60.