Research Laboratory on Chronic Disease Prevention
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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.


Publications-Other____________________________________________________________

Bélanger, M. (2008). Hey students, we need you! Canadian Public Health Association Health Digest, 32(3). En ligne : http://www.cpha.ca/en/students/digest/xxxii-3.aspx. 
 
Bélanger, M., Nadeau, M. (2004). Module éducatif sur l’activité physique pour les adolescents. Ados Santé. En ligne : www.adosante.org 


Book Chapters (peer reviewed)__________________________________________________
 
Chapitre 5: Accès et utilisation des services de santé en langue minoritaire. Dans : La vie dans une langue minoritaire au Canada: Résultats de l’Enquête sur la vitalité des minorités de langue officielle au Canada. Octobre 2013. Presse de l'Université Laval.  
Auteurs: Gagnon-Arpin I, Bouchard L, Leis A, Bélanger M.  
ISBN : 9782763718965 
 
Chapter 5: Access to and use of health care services in the minority language. In: Life Within an Official Language Minority: Results from the Survey on the Vitality of Official-Language Minorities of Canada. Canadian Institute for Research on Linguistic Minorities.  
Authors: Gagnon-Arpin I, Bouchard L, Leis A, Bélanger M. 


Consultation Reports__________________________________________________________

Mancuso, M., Donovan, D., Green, B., Arsenault, M., Halpine, S., Campbell, J., Bélanger, M., Jbilou, J. St-Amand, M.E., Wight, C., Cole, C., LeBlanc Gagnon, K., Collette-Lee, L. (2014). Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Diabetes Education Centres Across the Province of New Brunswick. New Brunswick Health Council.  
 
Mancuso, M., Donovan, D., Green, B., Arsenault, M., Halpine, S., Campbell, J., Bélanger, M., Jbilou, J. St-Amand, M.E., Wight, C., Cole, C., LeBlanc Gagnon, K., Collette-Lee, L. (2014). Évaluation de l’efficacité des Centres d’éducation sur le diabète dans la province du Nouveau-Brunswick. Conseil de la santé du Nouveau-Brunswick.  
 
Iancu, H. D., Bélanger, M., Babineau, C., LeBlanc, R. G. (2011). Suivi de l’évaluation des effets d’un cours d’éducation physique quotidien pour l’année 2010-2011. Pour District scolaire 5 Étoile du Nord. Ministère de l’éducation du Nouveau-Brunswick. 
 
LeBlanc, R. G., Babineau, C., Bélanger, M. (2010). Évaluation des effets d’un cours d’éducation physique quotidien. Pour District scolaire 5 Étoile du Nord. Ministère de l’éducation du Nouveau-Brunswick. 
 
Poirier, M., Bélanger, M. (2010). État de la situation en soins neurologiques à la Régie régionale de la santé A du Nouveau-Brunswick. Pour Dr Neil Branch, Dre France Desrosiers, et Mme Linda LePage-LeClair, Régie régionale de la santé A.  
 
Utzschneider, A., Bélanger, M., Poirier, M. (2010). Rapport de revue littéraire. Projet de clinique de gestion de l’obésité et des troubles alimentaires. Pour la Régie régionale de la santé A du Nouveau-Brunswick. 
 
Utzschneider, A., Bélanger, M. (2009). Rapport de revue littéraire. Comparaison de lentilles ophtalmologiques. Pour la Régie régionale de la santé A du Nouveau-Brunswick.  
 
Bélanger, M. (2008). Rapport d’analyses : Diagnostiques de cancer du sein à la Clinique de dépistage du cancer du sein de l’Hôpital régionale Dr.-George-L.-Dumont. Pour les Drs Joceline Hebert et Marcel Caissie. 
 
Bélanger, M. (2007). Rapport de consultation : Projet de création de nouveaux cours à la  
Faculté des sciences de la santé et des services communautaires. Pour la Faculté des sciences de la santé et des services communautaire de l’Université de Moncton.


Oral Presentations____________________________________________________________
 
Bélanger, M. (2014, Novembre). Programme de recherche sur le développement des habitudes de vie et des maladies chroniques. Lunch interactif du Thème porteur Santé – populations, organisation, pratiques (S-POP) de la Faculté de médecine et des sciences de la santé de l’Université de Sherbrooke. (Visioconférence : Sherbrooke, Moncton, Chicoutimi, Longueuil). (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M. (2014, November). Maritime Strategy for Patient Oriented Research Support Unit. New Brunswick Health Research Foundation Annual Conference. (Moncton). (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M. (2014, October). Monitoring Activities of Teenagers to Comprehend their Habits Study. Sport Canada Research Initiative Conference. (Ottawa). (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M., Kuhn, K. (2014, October). Active Kids Toolkit. New Brunswick Physical Literacy Summit. (Fredericton). (Invited) 
 
Gunnell, K., Brunet, J., Bélanger, M. (October 2014). Adolescents’ changes in psychological need satisfaction are associated with changes in physical activity over time. Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology (SCAPPS) Annual Conference. (London, ON). 
 
Ward S, Bélanger M, Goguen Carpenter J, Caissie I, Vanasse A, Donovan D. Association between the school environment and youth's participation in organized, non-organized, individual and group based physical activities. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. San Diego, CA. May 23, 2014.  
 
Bélanger, M., O’Loughlin, J., Sabiston, C., Ward, S., O’Loughlin, E., Contreras, G., Barnett, T. (April 2014). Sustained participation in different physical activities during adolescence relates to physical activity level in adulthood. International Congress on Physical activity and Public health. (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). 
 
Bélanger, M. (2014, avril). Épidémie de diabète et d’obésité : Pourquoi? et Comment? Programme de formation populaire : Mon école de médecine. CursUS Santé. (Moncton). (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M. (2014, mars). Épidémiologie d’habitudes de vie liées aux maladies chroniques. Journée de recherche interdisciplinaire en santé de l’Université de Moncton. (Moncton). (Invited) 
 
Iancu, H.D., Picard, Y., Bélanger, M., Richard, J.F. (2013, June). Construction, validation and standardization of an original physical education test battery for the evaluation of fundamental motor skills of 2nd, 5th and 8th grade students: Pilot study. Paper presented at the 18th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS), National Institute of Physical Education of Catalonia (INEFC), Barcelona, Spain 
 
Bélanger, M. (2013). Café scientifique : « Recommandations sur la diète, l’activité physique, le tabac, l’alcool etc… Que doit-on prioriser? ». Société Canadienne du Cancer. Other panelists were: Linda Dalpé and Stéphanie Ward. (Moncton). (Invited) 
 
Contreras G, O'Loughlin E, Sabiston C, Bélanger M, and O'Loughlin J. Body- and body image-related correlates of meeting moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) recommendations in adolescent smokers and non-smokers. 2013 Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CSEB) Biennial Conference, St.-John's, Newfoundland, June 24-27 2013. 
 
Contreras G., O'Loughlin E., Sabiston C., Bélanger M., O'Loughlin J. (2013, June 9-12). Prevalence and correlates of meeting moderate-to-vigorous physical activity guidelines in a population-based sample of adolescent smokers and non-smokers. Canadian Public Health Association 2013 Annual Conference. (Ottawa). 
 
Ward, S., Bélanger, M., Goguen-Carpenter, J., Caissie, I., Vanasse, A., Donovan, D. (2013, March). Influence of school environment on types of physical activities practiced by youth. Atlantic Provinces Exercise Sciences + Kinesiology related disciplines Annual Conference. (Fredericton). 
 
Goguen, J., Bélanger, M., Ward, S., Caissie, I., Xhignesse, M. (2013, March). Different physical activity goals relate to different types of physical activity practiced by grade 5 and 6 students. Atlantic Provinces Exercise Sciences + Kinesiology related disciplines Annual Conference. (Fredericton). 
 
MacKenzie, J., Belanger, M., Deslauriers, J.P., Gray, J., Phillips, J., Weka, H., Caissie, I. (2013, March). Relationship between types of physical activity practiced by parents and their children. Atlantic Provinces Exercise Sciences + Kinesiology related disciplines Annual Conference. (Fredericton). 
 
Savoie, R., Dubuc, C., Picard, Y., Bélanger, M., Iancu, H.D. (2013, March). Feasibility study of seven tests for the evaluation of fondamental motor skills: Preliminary results. Atlantic Provinces Exercise Sciences + Kinesiology related disciplines Annual Conference. (Fredericton). 
 
Iancu, H.D., Bélanger, M., Babineau, C., LeBlanc, R.G., Mekary, S., Poulin-Nadeau, P.A. (2012, November). Effects of daily physical education on primary school students. International Congress on Enhancement of Physical Activity and Motor Skills. (Finland). 
 
Bélanger, M., Poirier, M., Jbilou, J., Scarborough, P. (2012, May). Impact of compliance with dietary recommendations on cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality in Canada. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. (Austin, Texas). 
 
Bélanger, M. (2012). Mieux comprendre la spécificité des déterminants comportementaux de maladies chroniques pour mieux intervenir. Séminaire de recherche en santé du Réseau de santé Vitalité. (Moncton). (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M. (2012). Situation de crise en matière d’activité physique: Besoin d’augmenter les niveaux d’activité physique pour le bienêtre et la santé des enfants. Cours d’été international relatif aux droits de l’enfant. (Moncton). (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M. (2012). Children’s physical inactivity crisis: The need to increase physical activity for wellness and health. International Summer Course on the Rights of the Child. (Moncton). (Invited)  
 
Bélanger, M. (2012). Le contexte de la recherche en santé en français au Nouveau-Brunswick. Démystifier la recherche : Journée de formation de base sur la recherche en santé et mieux-être. Réseau-action Formation et recherche de la Société Santé et Mieux-être en français du Nouveau-Brunswick. (Moncton). (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M., Schofield, A., Bordage, R., Landry, M. (2011). Recrutement et rétention de médecins francophones dans une province où le français est minoritaire : Importance d’une exposition locale durant la formation. Colloque international des programmes locaux et régionaux de santé. (Ottawa). 
 
Bélanger, M. (2011). Panel Discussion – Research Networking in New Brunswick. New Brunswick Health research Foundation 3rd Annual Health Research Conference. Other panelists were: Nancy Roberts, Gilles Beaulieu, Anthony Reiman. (Moncton). (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M. (2011). Results from the Mixed Approach Study of Physical Activity Maintenance During Adolescence. New Brunswick Health Research Foundation 3rd Annual Health Research Conference. (Moncton). (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M. (2011). Vivre avec la maladie cardiovasculaire. Programme de formation populaire : Mon école de médecine. CursUS Santé. (Moncton). (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M. (2011). Santé perçue des francophones et des anglophones dans la seule province officiellement bilingue au Canada. Symposium : Le Réseau de Recherche Interdisciplinaire (RISF), un agent de changement au niveau de la santé des francophones vivant en milieu minoritaire au Canada. Colloque international des programmes locaux et régionaux de santé. (Ottawa). (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M. (2011). Towards a better understanding of changes in physical activity during adolescence. Faculty of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick. (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M., Schofield, A. (2011). Development of health research capacity around the Centre de formation médicale du Nouveau-Brunswick. Board of directors, Thunder Bay Regional Health Authority. 
 
Bélanger, M. (2010). Actif un jour, mais pas le suivant : Influence des fluctuations du niveau d’activité physique sur l’adiposité des adolescents. Journée de recherche interdisciplinaire en santé. Université de Moncton. 
 
Bélanger, M. (2010). Longitudinal study of changes in physical activity during adolescence. Work in Progress Seminars. Department of Public Health. University of Oxford, UK. (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M. (2010). Physical activity and youth: Developing a better understanding to develop better interventions. British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group meeting. (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M. (2010). Exercice yo-yo chez les ados : Fluctuations du niveau d’activité physique et adiposité. Journée de la recherche du Département de médecine de famille de l’Université de Sherbrooke. (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M. (2010). Round table on Statistics Canada’s report entitled Fitness of Canadian children and youth: Results from the 2007-2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey. Other round table participants: Yvan Picard, Chantal Deschenes-Jean, and Mélanie Boudreau. School of Kinesiology and Recreology. Université de Moncton. (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M., Deschênes, E. (2010). Pistes d’interventions : Identifier les roues qui tournent pour les utiliser. Provincial Symposium on the Prevention and Treatment of Eating-related Disorders and Obesity. (New Brunswick) (Invited) 
 
Schofield, A., Landry, M., Bordage, R., Bélanger, M., (2010). Local opportunities for medical education improve recruitment and retention of physicians. Canadian conference on medical education. 
 
Landry, M., Schofield, A., Bordage, R., Bélanger, M. (2010). Est-ce que la formation au Nouveau-Brunswick améliore le recrutement et la rétention de médecins pour la province? Journée de recherche interdisciplinaire en santé. Université de Moncton. 
 
Bélanger, M. (2009). Arrêt de jeu : Il est temps de comprendre les comportements d’activité physique des jeunes. Journées départementales de formation professorale. Département de médecine de famille de l’Université de Sherbrooke. (Invited) 
 
Bélanger, M. (2009). Symptoms of nicotine dependence among young never smokers. Health Canada Seminar Series, Office of Drugs and Alcohol Research and Surveillance. (Invited) 
 
Dumais, A., Dumais, R., Benoit, C., Bélanger, M. (2009). Knee arthrosis : Relieving pain and improve functioning with prolotherapy. Canadian Family Medicine Forum.  
 
Bélanger, M. (2009). Activités physiques à promouvoir pour une vie active saine chez les adolescents. Journée de recherche interdisciplinaire en santé. Université de Moncton. 
 
Bélanger, M. (2009). When, why, and how do physical activity levels change during adolescence? Transdisciplinary Research Program in Public and Population Health Research. Département de santé publique de Montréal.  
 
Bélanger, M. (2008). A description of how physical activity levels vary during adolescence. Public Health Agency of Canada.  
 
Bélanger, M., O’Loughlin, J., Meshefedjian, G., Maximova, K., Gray-Donald, K. (2008). Children immigrants’ risk of physical inactivity according to family origin and length of residency. Canadian Public Health Association Annual Conference. Public Health in Canada: Reducing Health Inequalities Through Evidence and Action. 
 
Pinet, B.M., Bélanger, M., Boulay, P. (2008). Effect of aerobic exercise training on the relationships between %VO2 reserve, %heart rate reserve, and %maximal heart rate in sedentary and obese individuals. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Annual Conference.  
 
Bélanger, M., Setia, M., O’Loughlin, J., Kairouz, S., Guyon, L., McGrath, J. (2006). Nicotine dependence symptoms in young never smokers. Interdisciplinary Capacity Enhancement Team Meeting: Strengthening the links between research, practice, and public policy to reduce the burden of tobacco. 
 
Bélanger, M. (2004). Physical Fitness and Health Indicators in School Children. 2nd annual Atlantic Physical Exercise Scientists conference.  
 
Bélanger, M. (2003). Effet d’un programme d’exercices aérobies sur le taux métabolique au repos et la composition corporelle de sujets hypertendus et consommant des ß-bloquants adrénergiques. 17e concours ACFAS-Acadie des jeunes chercheuses et des jeunes chercheurs.  


Poster Presentations___________________________________________________________
 
Bélanger M, Couturier E, Dion N, Girouard V, Phillips J, Brunet J. (May 2015). Family physicians’ perceptions toward writing physical activity prescriptions: Contrasting prescribers and non-prescribers perceptions. World Congress on Exercise is Medicine. San Diego, California.  
 
Ward S, Bélanger M, Carrier N, Donovan D. Childcare Educators’ Influence on Physical Activity and Eating Behaviours of Preschool Children: A systematic review. Canadian Obesity Network. [April/May, 2015], Toronto, Canada.  
 
Talbot-Lemaire, M., Bélanger, M., Beauchamp, J., St-Onge, C. (November, 2014). The feedback receptivity process explored through the experiences of family medicine residents. North American Primary Care Research Network. (New York).  
 
Ward, S., Bélanger, M., Donovan, D., Carrier, N. (November, 2014). Do childcare educators influence physical activity and eating behaviours of preschool-aged children? A systematic review. New Brunswick Health Research Foundation Annual Conference. (Moncton). 
 
MacKenzie, J., Brunet, J., Wing, EK., Bélanger, M. (Novembre 2014). Ressemblance entre les pratiques de divers types d’activité physique chez des enfants en 5e et 6e année et leurs parents. Conférence annuelle de la Fondation de recherche en santé du Nouveau-Brunswick. (Moncton).  
 
Robichaud, A., Bélanger, M., Poirier, M., Cloutier, F. (November 2014). A new surgical approach that uses prolypropylene tapes for gynecological prolapse repair. New Brunswick Health Research Foundation Annual Conference. (Moncton). 
 
Brunet, J., Sabiston, C., Bélanger, M. (October, 2014). Youth sport and body-related self-conscious emotions. Sport Canada Research Initiative Conference. (Ottawa). 
 
Bélanger, M., Goguen Carpenter, J., Beauchamp, J., Scarapicchia, T., Brunet, J., Sabiston, C. (October, 2014). Emergence of five physical activity profiles among active children. Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology (SCAPPS) Annual Conference. (London, ON).  
 
Wing, EK., Brunet, J., Sabiston, CM., Bélanger, M., O’Loughlin, J. (October 2014). Does coping style modify the link between depressive symptoms and physical activity in early adulthood. Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology (SCAPPS) Annual Conference. (London, ON). 
 
Ward S, Bélanger M, Goguen Carpenter J, Caissie I, Vanasse A, Donovan D. Association between school environment and types of physical activities practiced by youth. Canadian Public Health Association Conference. Toronto, ON. May 26-28, 2014. (Votes as Best student presentation)  
 
Iancu, H.D., Picard, Y., Bélanger, M., & Richard, J.F. (2014, May). Development of an original physical education test-battery for the evaluation of the mundamental motor skills of primary school students. Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children. Toronto, ON, Canada. (Abstract published in Journal of Physical Activity and Health). 
 
Bélanger, M., Goguen Carpenter, J., O’Loughlin, J., Xhignesse, M., Caissie, I., Sabiston, C. (April 2014). Motives for physical activity are associated with type of physical activity engaged in by children. International Congress on Physical activity and Public health. (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).  
 
Brunet, J. Bélanger, M., MacKenzie, J., Wing, EK. (April 2014). Relationships between types of physical activity practiced by parents and their children. International Congress on Physical activity and Public health. (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). 
 
Gunnell, K. E., Brunet, J., Bélanger, M. (June, 2014). Do youth's perceptions of psychological need satisfaction during physical activity predict changes in physical activity? North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity. (Minneapolis, Minnesota). (Published abstract: Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 36, S89.) 
 
Wing, E. K., Gunnell, K. E., Brunet, J., Bélanger, M. (June, 2014). Perceived barriers to physical activity as correlates of physical activity participation among youth. North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity. (Minneapolis, Minnesota). (Published abstract: Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 36, S89.) 
 
Bélanger, M., Beauchamp, J., O'loughlin, J., Sabiston, C. (Octobre, 2013). Preliminary findings of the MATCH study: Monitoring Activities of Teenagers to Comprehend their Habits. Sport Canada Research Initiative Conference. (Ottawa). 
 
Ward, S., Bélanger, M., Goguen-Carpenter, J., Caissie, I., Vanasse, A., Donovan, D. (2012, November). Influence de l’environnement scolaire sur les types d’activités physiques pratiquées par les jeunes. New Brunswick Health research Foundation 4th Annual Health Research Conference. (Fredericton). 
 
Goguen, J., Bélanger, M., Ward, S., Caissie, I., Xhignesse, M. (2012, November). Relation entre les motivations et les types spécifiques d’activités physiques pratiquées chez les 5e et 6e années. New Brunswick Health research Foundation 4th Annual Health Research Conference. (Fredericton). 
 
Bélanger, M., Beauchamp, J., Caissie, I., O'loughlin, J., Sabiston, C. (Octobre, 2012). Monitoring Activities of Teenagers to Comprehend their Habits: An update on the MATCH study. Sport Canada Research Initiative Conference. (Ottawa). 
 
Gagnon-Arpin, I., Bouchard, L., Bélanger, M., Leis, A. (2012, May). Accès et utilisation des services de santé en langue minoritaire. Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (Montreal) 
 
Castonguay, A. L., Sabiston, C. M., Barnett, T., Belanger, M., Karp, I., O’Loughlin, J. (2012, April). Is there a critical time window for physical activity to affect adiposity in adolescence? Annual Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference. (New Orleans) 
 
Thiombiano, A., Jbilou, J., Bélanger, M., Macdonald, J., Tremblay, G. (2011). Tackling obesity among the masculine population: A narrative systematic review of the literature. New Brunswick Health research Foundation 3rd Annual Health Research Conference. (Moncton). 
 
Iancu, H.D., Bélanger, M., Babineau, C., LeBlanc, R.G., Poulin-Nadeau, P.-A. (2011). Évaluation des effets d’un cours d’éducation physique au quotidien. New Brunswick Health research Foundation 3rd Annual Health Research Conference. (Moncton). 
 
Pakzad, S., Paulin, M.-C., Jbilou, J., Bergheul, S., Donovan, D., Bélanger, M., Fontaine, V., Bourque, P. (2011). Les facteurs influençant l’accès à un diagnostic de la démence au Nouveau-Brunswick. New Brunswick Health research Foundation 3rd Annual Health Research Conference. (Moncton). 
 
Gallant, L., Jbilou, J., Bélanger, M., Chomienne, M.-H., Macdonald, J. (2011). Preventive services for sexual health: Designing males centered approaches. New Brunswick Health research Foundation 3rd Annual Health Research Conference. (Moncton). 
 
Bélanger, M., Beauchamp, J., O'loughlin, J., Sabiston, C., Richard, J.F. (Octobre, 2011). Monitoring Activities of Teenagers to Comprehend their Habits: The MATCH project. Sport Canada Research Initiative Conference. (Ottawa). 
 
Barnett, T.A., Maximova, K., Sabiston, C.M., Van Hulst, A., Brunet, J., Castonguay, A., Bélanger, M., O’Loughlin, J. (2011). Physical activity growth curves and adiposity in adolescents. North American Congress of Epidemiology. (Montreal) 
 
Bélanger, M., Casey, M., Cormier, M., Laflamme-Fillion, A., Martin, G., Beauchamp, J. (2010) Sustainability of physical activity during adolescence: Insights from a mixed-methods study. International Conference of Movement and Health and Annual Meeting of the European network for the promotion of Health Enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA Europe). (Olomouc, Czech Republic)  
 
Iancu, H. D., Waite, M. E., Harquail, T., Mancuso, M., Johnson, M., Bélanger, M. (2010). Exploring the use of photo-choice to determine physical activity preferences of young children. New Brunswick Health Research Foundation. (Saint John)  
 
Bélanger, M., O’Loughlin, J., Karp, I., Sabiston, C., Barnett, T. (2010). Do fluctuations in physical activity relate to body fat in adolescents. Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Conference. (Seattle, USA) 
 
Landry, M., Schofield, A., Bordage, R., Bélanger, M. (2009). Local opportunities for medical education improve recruitment and retention of physicians. New Brunswick Health Research Foundation. (Fredericton) 
 
Laviolette, M., Allain, M., Arseneault, S., Bélanger, M., Boudreau, A., Lebreton, F., Poirier, M., Tremblay, C. (2009). Clinique de pré-admission pour athroplasite du genou et de la hanche : Impacte sur la durée de séjour des patients. New Brunswick Health Research Foundation. (Fredericton) 
 
Dumais, R., Benoit, C., Dumais, A., Babin, L., Bordage, R., Allard, J., Bélanger, M. (2009). Effect of regenerative injection therapy on function and pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis. New Brunswick Health Research Foundation. (Fredericton) 
 
Bélanger, M., Gray-Donald, K., O’Loughlin, J., Paradis, G., Hanley, J. (2009). Adolescents hang up their childhood cleats, skates, and racquets: The popularity and sustainability of specific physical activities. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. (Lisbon, Portugal) 
 
Bélanger, M., Gray-Donald, K., O’Loughlin, J., Paradis, G., Hanley, J. (2008). Influence of weather conditions on daily and longitudinal variations in physical activity levels of adolescents. International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health. (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) 
 
Pinet, B.M., Bélanger, M., Boulay, P. (2008) Aerobic exercise training attenuates the effect of the degree of obesity on the %heart rate reserve and %VO2 reserve relationship in obese individuals. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Annual Conference.  
 
Lagerlund, M., Bélanger, M., Okoli, C. T. C., O’Loughlin, J. (2008). Effect of second hand smoking on symptoms of nicotine dependence and smoking uptake among adolescents: Insights from a prospective cohort study. Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Conference.  
 
Babineau, C., Bélanger, M. (2007). 20m shuttle tests performance of children in New Brunswick. International Conference on Physical Activity and Obesity in Children.  
 
Bélanger, M., Hutcheon, J., Maximova, K., O’Loughlin, J. (2007). Influence of school-based sports on adolescents’ physical activity trajectories. International Conference on Physical Activity and Obesity in Children. (Toronto) 
 
Bélanger, M., O’Loughlin, J., Setia, M. (2007). Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke and Nicotine Dependence Symptoms among Young Never Smokers. International Union for Health Promotion and Education World Conference. (Vancouver) 
 
Bélanger, M., O’Loughlin, J., Schofield, A. (2006). Body Size and Co-Occurrence of Physical Activity and Other Health Related Behaviours among Adolescents. Physical Activity and Obestity International Satellite Conference: International Congress on Obesity. (Brisbane, Australia) 
 
Bélanger, M. (2004). Influence de la consommation chronique de bêta-bloquants adrénergiques sur le degré de perte de poids et le taux métabolique de repos suite à 12 semaines d’entraînement aérobie. Colloque sur la recherche en santé en milieu minoritaire. (Moncton) 
 
Babineau, C., Bélanger, M., Richard, J., Richard, M., Carrier, N. (2004). Physical Fitness of New Brunswick School Children compared to the 1988 Canadian Fitness Survey’s norms. North American Society for Pediatric Exercise Medicine conference.  
 
Babineau, C., Bélanger, M., Richard, J., Richard, M., Carrier, N. (2004). Condition physique et indicateurs de santé chez des jeunes d’âge scolaires. Colloque sur la recherche en santé en milieu minoritaire. Consortium national de formation en santé. (Moncton) 
 
Bélanger, M., Boulay, P., Poussart, Y. (2003). Influence de la consommation chronique de bêta-bloquants adrénergiques sur le taux métabolique de repos suite à 12 semaines d’entraînement aérobie. 4e réunion annuelle de la Société québécoise de lipidologie, de nutrition et de métabolisme. (Québec)