Audrey St-Laurent

Audrey St-Laurent
Laval University | ULAVAL · Department of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Kinesiologist, PhD candidate

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January 2020 - present
Laval University
Position
  • Teaching auxiliary
Description
  • Roles: To prepare and present workshops about how to prepare and write a memoir or a thesis.
Education
September 2019 - April 2020
Laval University
Field of study
  • Kinesiology
May 2017 - August 2019
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Field of study
  • Physical activity sciences
September 2014 - April 2017

Publications

Publications (6)
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Background Knowing the percentage of women planning a pregnancy who meet preconception dietary and physical activity (PA) guidelines and which health-related preconception factors are associated with body mass index (BMI) could help improve preconception care. Objectives In a study conducted in women who were planning to conceive, the aims were 1)...
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We compared physical activity (PA) levels between pregnant women who conceived naturally (NC) or after fertility treatments (FT) and determined factors predicting prenatal moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA). The study was conducted in Trois-Rivières (Canada) between October 2015 and July 2018. MVPA and anxiety levels were asses...
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Objectives Pregnancy-related lumbopelvic pain (LPP) is a frequent condition known to significantly affect women in their daily life. The aetiology of pregnancy-related LPP pain is still not clearly established but the mode of conception has been suggested to contribute to LPP. Anxiety related to fertility treatments may be one of the contributing f...
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Physical activity (PA) is a part of a healthy pregnancy. To date, no consumer-based activity monitors have been validated with this population. The aim of this study was to validate the Fitbit Zip and Fitbit Flex monitors in free-living conditions with pregnant women using the ActiGraph GT3X as the ?gold standard?. We compared the accuracy of the F...
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Purpose of review: Our systematic review aims to assess the overall evidence available in the literature regarding the role of physical activity (PA) in individuals with binge eating disorder (BED) and better understand the potential underlying mechanisms of action. Recent findings: Currently, the most effective and well-established psychologica...

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