Recent Journal Articles

  1. Buckler E. J., De-Jongh González O., Ball G. D. C., Hamilton J., Ho J., Morrison K. M., Mâsse L. C. (2023) Recruiting families using social media versus pediatric obesity clinics: A secondary analysis of the Aim2Be RCT. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 133: 107322.
  2. De-Jongh González O., Hutchison S., Tugault-Lafleur C. N., O’Connor T. M., Hughes S. O., Mâsse L. C. (2023) Patterns of physical activity parenting practices and their associations with children’s physical activity behaviors. Childhood Obesity.
  3. Tugault-Lafleur, C., De-Jongh González, O., MacDonald, J., Bradbury, J., Warshawski, T., Hamilton, J., Ho, J., Buchholz, A., Morrison, K., Ball, G.D.C. & Mâsse, L.C. (2023). Efficacy of Aim2Be intervention in changing lifestyle behaviours among adolescents with overweight and obesity: A Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR. doi: 10.2196/38545
  4. Hutchison, S.M., Brain, U., Grunau, R.E., Kuzeljevic, B., Irvine, M., Mâsse, L.C., & Oberlander, T.F. (2023). Associations between maternal depressive symptoms and selective serontonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant treatment on internalising and anxiety behaviours in children: 12-year longitudinal study. BJPsych Open, 9(2), e26.
  5. De-Jong González, O., Tugault-Lafleur, C., Buckler, E.J., Hamilton, J., Ho, J., Buchholz, A., Morrison, K.M., Ball, G.D.C., & Mâsse, L.C. (2022). The Aim2Be mHealth intervention for children with overweight and obesity and their parents: A person-centered analysis to uncover digital phenotypes. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 24(6), e35285. 
  6. Deslippe, A., De-Jong González, O., Buckler, E.J., Ball, G.D.C., Ho, J., Bucholz, A., Morrison, K.M., & Mâsse, L.C. (2022). Do individual characteristics and social support increase children’s use of an mHealth intervention? Childhood Obesity. 
  7. Choi, A., Mâsse, L.C., Bardwell, S., Kayda, I., Zhao, Y., Zi, Y.X., Markarian, A., Coombs, D., Macdonald, A., Watts, A.W., Dhillon, N., Irvine, M., O’Reilly, Lavoie, P.M., & Goldfard, D.M. (2022). Symptomatic and asymptomatic transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in K-12 schools, British Columbia, Canada April to June 2021. Microbiology Spectrum.
  8. Buckler, E.J., Mâsse, L.C., Faulkner, G.E., Puterman, E., & Naylor, P.J. (2022). Implementing active play standards: A qualitative study with licensed childcare providers in British Columbia, Canada. Health Promotion International, daac036,
  9. Deslippe, A.L., O’Connor, T.M., Brussoni, M., & Mâsse, L.C. (2022). The association of food parenting practices with adolescents’ dietary behaviors differ by youth gender, but not by parent gender. Appetite, 169(1), 105846
  10. Ezzat, A.M., Brussoni, M. Mâsse, L.C., Barton, C.I., & Emery, C.A. (2022). New or recurrent knee injury, satisfaction with physical activity, and osteoarthritis beliefs in a cohort of young female athletes at 2-3 years after ACLR and matched healthy peers. Sports Health.
  11. Goldfarb, D.M., Mâsse, L.C., Watts, A.W., Hutchison, S.M., Muttucomaroe, L., Bosman, E.S., Barakauskas, V.E., Choi, A., Irvine, M.A., Reicherz, F., Coombs, D., O’Reilly, C., Sediqi, S., Razzaghian, H.R., Sadarangani, M., O’Brien, S.F., & Lavoie, P.M. (2022). SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence among Vancouver public school staff in British Columbia, Canada: A cross-sectional study. BMJ Open;12:e057846. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2021-057846
  12. Hutchison, S.M., Watts, A., Gadermann, A., Oberle, E., Oberlander, T.F., Lavoie, P.M., & Mâsse, L.C.  (2022). School staff and teachers during the second year of COVID-19: Higher anxiety symptoms, higher psychological distress, and poorer mental health compared to the general population. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports: 100335. doi: 10.1016/j.jadr.2022.100335
  13. Tugault-Lafleur, C., Naylor, P-J., Carson, V., Faulkner, G., Lau, E.Y., Wolfenden, L., & Mâsse, L.C. (2022). Does an Active Play Standard change childcare physical activity and healthy eating policies? A natural policy experiment. BMC Public Health, 22, 687.
  14. Skouteris, H., Green, R., Chung, A., Bergmeier, H., Amir, L.H., Baidwan, S.K., Chater, A., Chamberlain, C., Emond, R., Gibbons, K., Gooey, M., Hatzikiriakidis, K., Haycraft, E., Hills, A., Higgins, D., Hooper, O., Hunter, S., Kappelides, P., Kleve S., Krakouer J., Lumeng J., Manios Y., Mansoor, A., Marmot, M., Mâsse, L.C, Matvienko-Sikar, K., Mchiza, Z.J., Meyer, C., Moschonis, G., Munro, E., O'Connor, T.M., O'Neil, A., Quarmby, T., Sandford, R., Schneiderman, J., Sherriff, S., Simkiss, D., Spence, A., Sturgiss, E., Vicary, D., Wickes, R., Wolfenden, L., Story, M., Black, M. (2022). Nurturing children’s development through healthy eating and active living: Time for policies to support effective interventions in the context of responsive emotional support and early learning. Health and Social Care in the Community. DOI: 10.1111/hsc.14106
  15. Watts, W.W., Hutchison, S.M., Bettinger, J.A., Gadermann, E.O., Oberlander. T.F., Goldfarb, D.M., Lavoie, P.M., & Mâsse, L.C. (2022). COVID-19 Vaccine intentions and perceptions among public school staff of the greater Vancouver metropolitan area, British Columbia, Canada. Frontiers in Public Health – Public Health Education and Promotion, 10, 83244.
  16. De-Jongh González, O., Tugault-Lafleur, C.N., O’Connor, T.M., Hughes, S.O., & Mâsse, L.C. (2021). Are fathers’ and mothers’ food parenting practices differentially associated with children’s eating behaviors? Appetite,166:105434.
  17. Tugault-Lafleur, C.N., De-Jongh González, O., O’Connor, T.M., Hughes, S.O., & Mâsse, L.C. (2021). Identifying and predicting food parenting practice profiles among Canadian parents. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 18(59):5.
  18. Brussoni, M., Han, C.S.,  Lin, Y., Jacob, J., Pike, I., Bundy, A., Faulkner, G., Gardy, J., Fisher, B., & Mâsse, L.C. (2021). A web-based and in-person risk reframing intervention to influence mothers’ tolerance for, and parenting practices associated with, children’s outdoor risky play: Randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(4):e24861. doi: 10.2196/24861
  19. Caswell, S., Naylor, P-J., Olstad, D., Kirk, S., Mâsse, L.C., Raine, K., & Hanning, R. (2021). Recreation facility food and beverage environments in Ontario Canada: An appeal for policy. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public health. 18(15):8174
  20. Deslippe, A.L., Tugault-Lafleur, C.N., McGaughey, T., Naylor, P-J., Le Mare, L., & Mâsse, L.C. (2021). Gender plays a role in adolescents’ dietary behaviors s they transition to secondary school. Appetite, 167, 105642.
  21. Ezzat, A.M., Brussoni, M., Mâsse, L.C., Emery, C.A. (2021). Effect of anterior cruciate ligament rupture on physical activity, sports participation, patient-reported health outcomes, and physical function in young females. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 49(6): 1460-1469. DOI: 10.1177/03635465211002530
  22. Ezzat, A.M., Whittaker, J.L., Brussoni, M., Mâsse, L.C., & Emery, C.A. (2021). The English knee self-efficacy scale is a valid and reliable measure for knee specific self-efficacy in individuals with a sport-related knee injury in the past five years. Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 29, 616-626.
  23. Gardiner, E., Hutchison, S., McLachlan, K., Rasmussen, C., Pei, J., Mâsse, L.C., Oberlander, T.F., & Reynolds, J.N. (In Press). Behavior regulation skills are associated with adaptive functioning in children and adolescents with prenatal alcohol exposure. Applied Neuropsychology: Child. 1-11. doi:10.1080/21622965.2021.1936528
  24. Han, C., Brussoni, M., & Mâsse, L.C. (2022). Parental autonomy support in the context of parent-child negotiation for children’s independent mobility: “I always feel safer with my parents” to “Boom! Bust down those walls!” The Journal of Early Adolescence, 1-28.
  25. Hutchison, S.M., Holley, P., Manuel, A., Mâsse, L.C., Oberlander, T.F., & Jedwad, J. (2021) Adolescents during COVID-19: Youth disabilities more likely to report challenges with anxiety and mental health. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, 4, 2021, 100072.
  26. Hutchison, S. M., Mâsse, L.C., Pawluski, J.L., & Oberlander, T.F. (2021). Perinatal selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) and other antidepressant exposure effects on anxiety and depressive behaviors in offspring: A review of findings in humans and rodent models. Reproductive Toxicology, 99: 80-95. doi:10.1016/j.reprotox.2020.11.013
  27. Korn, A.R., Appel, J., Hammond, R.A., Hennessy, E., Mâsse, L.C., Must, A., Economos, C.D. (2021). Validation and refinement of the stakeholder-driven community diffusion survey for childhood obesity prevention. Implementation Science, 19: 91
  28. Lin, Y. & Mâsse, L.C., (2021). A look at engagement profiles and behavior change: A profile analysis examining engagement with the Aim2Be lifestyle behavior modification app for teens and their families. Preventive Medicine Report. 24(3):101565. DOI:10.1016/j.pmedr.2021.101565
  29. Mâsse, L.C., Edache, I.Y., Pitblado, M., & Hutchison, S.M. (2021). The impact of financial and psychological wellbeing on children’s physical activity and screen-based activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, 8694,
  30. Kirk, S.F., Olstad, D.L., McIsaac, J-L., Prowse, R.J.L., Caswell, S., Hanning, R., Raine, K.D., Mâsse, L.C., & Naylor, P.J. (2021). Appetite for change? Facilitators and barriers to nutrition guideline implementation in Canadian recreational facilities. Health Promotion International, 36(6), 1672-1682. DOI: 10.1093/heapro/daab017
  31. Perdew, M., Lui, S., Rhodes, R., Ball, Geoff, Mâsse, L.C., Hartrick, T., & Naylor, P-J. (2021). The effectiveness of a blended in-person and online family-based childhood obesity management program. Childhood Obesity, 17(1)
  32. Piatkowski, C., Keidar, S., Carbert, N., Naylor, P.J., McKay, H., Hanning, R., Le Mare, L., & Mâsse, L.C. (2021). Codevelopment of healthy and unhealthy dietary behaviors: A dyadic examination of parenting practices and adolescent characteristics. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 53(3): 254-260.
  33. Wu, Y., Marc, I., Bouchard, L., Ouyang, F., Luo, Z-C., Fan, J., Dubois, L., Mâsse, B., Zhang, J., Leung, P.C.K, Liao, X.P, Herba, C.M., Booij, L., Shen, J., Lewin, A., Jiang, H., Wang, L., Xu, J., Wu, W., Sun, W., Wu, J., Li, H., Lei, C., Kozyrskyj, A.,; Semenic, S., Chaillet, N., Fortier, I., Mâsse, L.C., Zhan, J.,  Allard, C., Knoppers, B., Zawati, M., Baillargeon, J.P., Velez, M., Zhang, H., Yu, Y., Yu, W., Ding, Y., Vaillancourt, C., Liu, H., Tetu, A., Fang, W., Zhang, R., Zhao, X., Jin, Y., Liu, X-M., Zhang, H., Chen, Z., Yang, X., Hao, Y., Abdelouahab, N., Fraser, W., & Huang, H-F. (2021). Study protocol for the Sino-Canadian Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative (SCHeLTI): a multicentre, cluster-randomised, parallel-group, superiority trial of a multifaceted community-family-mother-child intervention to prevent childhood overweight and obesity. BMJ Open, 11: e045912. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2020-045192
  34. Brussoni, M., Lin, Y., Han, C., Janssen, I., Schuurman, N., Boyes, R., Swanland, D., & Mâsse, L.C. (2020). A qualitative investigation of unsupervised outdoor activities for 10- to 13-year-old children in Metro Vancouver, Canada: “I like adventuring but I don’t like adventuring without being careful”. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 70: 101460.  DOI:10.1016/j.jenvp.2020.101460
  35. Han, C.S., Lin, Y., Mâsse, L.C., Brussoni, M.J. (2020). “There’s  kind of a wall I have to stay inside of”: A qualitative understanding of children’s independent mobility range, destination, time and expansion. Children, Youth and Environments, 30(2): 97-188.
  36. Hassani, K., Buckler, E.J., McConnell-Nzunga, J., Fakih, S., Scarr, J., Mâsse, L.C., & Naylor, P.J. (2020). Implementing Appetite to Play at scale in British Columbia: Evaluation of a capacity-building intervention to promote physical in the early years. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(4): 1132.
  37. Hutchison, S.M., Rathgeber, S., De Souza, A., Armstrong, K., Mâsse, L.C., & Oberlander, T.F.  (2020). Adolescents with solid organ transplant: Using the BRIEF2 parent-report and self-report to measure parent-child agreement and everyday executive function. Applied Neuropsychology, 1(10): 2162-2965. doi: 10.1080/21622965.2020.1800468
  38. Mâsse, L.C., O’Connor, T.M., Lin, Y., Carbert, N.S., Hughes, S.O., Baranowski, T., & Beauchamp, M. (2020). The physical activity parenting practices (PAPP) item bank: A psychometrically validated tool for improving the measurement of physical activity parenting practices of parents of 5-12-year-old children. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 17: 134.
  39. Mâsse, L.C., O’Connor, T.M., Lin, Y., Hughes, S.O., Tugault-Lafleur, C.N., Baranowski, T., & Beauchamp, M. (2020). Calibration of the food parenting practice item bank: Tools for improving the measurement of food parenting practices of parents of 5-12 year-old children. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 17: 140.
  40. Mâsse, L.C., Tu, A.W., Watts, A., Hughes, S.O., O'Connor, T.M. (2020). What parenting practices do US and Canadian parents use to encourage or discourage healthy eating among their 5-12 year old children? Preventive Medicine Report, 20: 101234.
  41. Mâsse, L.C., Vlaar, J., Macdonald, J., Bradbury, J., Warshawski, T., Buckler, E.J., Hamilton, J., Ho, J., Buchholz, A., Morrison, K., Ball, G.D.C. (2020). Aim2Be an mHealth intervention for children with overweight and obesity: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 21(1): 132.  DOI:10.21203/rs.2.14266/v2
  42. McConnell-Nzunga, J., Mâsse, L.C., Buckler, E.J., Carson, V., Faulkner, G.E., Lau, E.Y., McKay, H.A., Temple, V.A., Wolfenden, L., & Naylor, P.J. (2020). Prevalence and relationships among physical activity policy, environment and practices in licensed children centers from manager and staff perspective. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(3): 1064.
  43. McGaughey, T., Vlaar, J., Naylor, P.J., Hanning, R., LeMare, L., & Mâsse, L.C. (2020). Individual and environmental factors associated with participation in physical activity as adolescents’ transition to secondary school: A qualitative inquiry. International Journal of Environment Research and Public Health. 17(20): 7646. doi:10.3390/ijerph17207646
  44. Olstad, D.L., Prowse, R., Raine, K., Tomlin, D., Kirk, S., McIsaac, J.L., Mâsse, L.C., Caswell, S., Hanning, R. & Naylor, P.J. (2020). Baseline results from the Eat, Play, Live trial: A randomized controlled trial within a natural experiment examining the role of nutrition policy and capacity building in improving food environments in recreation sport facilities. Food Policy, 92: 101870.
  45. Piatkowski, C., Faulkner, G., Guhn, M., & Mâsse, L.C. (2020). User characteristics and parenting practices associated with adolescents’ initial use of a lifestyle behaviour modification intervention. Childhood Obesity, 16(6): 367-378.
  46. Prowse, R.J.L., Naylor, P.J., Olstad, D.L., Storey, K., Carson, V., Mâsse, L.C., Kirk, S.F.L., Raine, K. (2020). Impact of a capacity building intervention on food marketing features in recreation facilities. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behaviour, 52(10): 935-943.
  47. Rhodes, R.E., Guerrero, M.D., Vanderloo, L.M., Barbeau, K., Birken, C.S., Chaput, J-P., Faulkner, G., Janssen, I., Madigan, S., Mâsse, L.C., McHugh, T-L., Perdew, M., Stone, K., Shelley, J., Spinks, N., Tamminen, K.A., Tomasone, J.R., Ward, H., Welsh, F., Tremblay, M.S. (2020). Development of a consensus statement on the role of the family in the physical activity, sedentary, and sleep behaviours of children and youth International. Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 17: 74.