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Professeure en sciences de l'activité physique, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)

Kelsey Dancause est professeure agrégée au département des sciences de l'activité physique de l'Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). Ses recherches portent sur les liens entre le stress et les comportements liés à la santé, et les origines développementales de la santé et des maladies.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Associate professor, Sciences de l'activité physique, UQAM
  • 2010–2014
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Douglas Hospital Research Center, McGill University

Education

  • 2010 
    Binghamton University, PhD, Biological Anthropology
  • 2006 
    University of Kansas, Master's, Biological Anthropology

Publications

  • 2022
    Patterns of distress and psychosocial support two years post-displacement following a natural disaster in a lower-middle income country, Frontiers in Public Health
  • 2022
    Maternal stress and hair cortisol among pregnant women following Hurricane Florence, American Journal of Human Biology
  • 2021
    Relationships between objectively measured sedentary behavior during pregnancy and infant birthweight, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
  • 2020
    Maternal marital status predicts self-reported stress among pregnant women following hurricane Florence, American Journal of Human Biology
  • 2020
    Identifying actionable lifestyle risk factors for obesity research and intervention: Challenges and opportunities for Pacific Island health researchers, Lancet Regional Health Western Pacific
  • 2020
    Variations in relationships between perceived stress and birth outcomes by immigration status, Maternal and Child Health Journal
  • 2020
    Relationships between prenatal distress and infant body mass index in the first year of life in a lower-middle income country, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
  • 2019
    Relationships between psychological distress and health behaviors among Canadian adults: Differences based on income, education, immigrant status, and ethnicity, Social Science & Medicine Public Health
  • 2019
    Psychosocial support during displacement due to a natural disaster: Relationships with distress in a lower-middle income country, International Health
  • 2019
    Psychosocial distress among women following a natural disaster in a lower-middle income country: “Healthy mothers, healthy communities” study in Vanuatu, Archives of Women's Mental Health
  • 2019
    Psychosocial stress, sedentary behavior, and physical activity during pregnancy among Canadian women: Relationships in a diverse cohort and a nationwide sample, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
  • 2018
    Relationships between psychosocial distress and diet during pregnancy and infant birthweight in a lower-middle income country: "Healthy mothers, healthy communities" study in Vanuatu, Annals of Human Biology
  • 2018
    Prenatal stress and child development: A scoping review of research in low- and middle-income countries, PLoS One

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    Le stress et les comportements liés à la santé pendant la grossesse: relations interactives et développement d’interventions chez les populations à risque
    Role:
    Chercheurs-boursiers Junior 2
    Funding Source:
    Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRQS)
  • 2015
    La nutrition, le stress et l'activité physique maternelle: effets interactifs sur la croissance du nourrisson et de l'enfant
    Role:
    Chercheurs-boursiers Junior 1
    Funding Source:
    Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRQS)