Dr. Bruno da Costa

Title: 
Assistant Professor
Dr. Bruno da Costa
Research areas: 
Social Aspects of Sport, Health and Physical Education
Contact Information
Address: 

475 Pine Avenue West
Montreal, Quebec H2W 1S4

Phone: 
514-398-1874
Email address: 
bruno.dacosta [at] mcgill.ca
Areas of expertise: 

Sleep, Sedentary Behaviour, Physical Activity and Health; Measurement of 24-h Movement Behaviours; School-based Physical Activity Interventions; Behaviour Change.

Degree(s): 

Bachelors in physical education, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil, Masters in physical education, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil, Ph.D. in physical education, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Selected publications: 

Costa, B. G. G. da, Rooij, A. J. V., Tuijnman, A., Saunders, T. J., & Chaput, J.-P. (2023). Associations Between Type and Timing of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior With Mental Health in Adolescents and Young Adults. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 1(aop), 1–9.

da Costa, B., da Costa, R. M., de Mello, G. T., Bandeira, A. S., Chaput, J.-P., & Silva, K. S. (2023). Independent and joint associations of cardiorespiratory fitness and weight status with health-related quality of life among Brazilian adolescents. Quality of Life Research, 32(7), 2089–2098.

Chaput, J.-P., McHill, A. W., Cox, R. C., Broussard, J. L., Dutil, C., da Costa, B. G. G., Sampasa-Kanyinga, H., & Wright, K. P. (2023). The role of insufficient sleep and circadian misalignment in obesity. Nature Reviews Endocrinology, 19(2), Article 2.

da Costa, B. G. G., Bruner, B., Raymer, G. H., Benson, S. M. S., Chaput, J.-P., McGoey, T., Rickwood, G., Robertson-Wilson, J., Saunders, T. J., & Law, B. (2022). Association of daily and time-segmented physical activity and sedentary behaviour with mental health of school children and adolescents from rural Northeastern Ontario, Canada. Frontiers in Psychology, 13

da Costa, B. G. G., Bruner, B., Scharoun Benson, S., Raymer, G., & Law, B. (2022). Canadian Children’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviors During Time-Segments of the School Day. American Journal of Health Education, 53(4), 197–206.

da Costa, B. G. G., Chaput, J.-P., Lopes, M. V. V., Malheiros, L. E. A., & Silva, K. S. (2022). Movement behaviors and their association with depressive symptoms in Brazilian adolescents: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Sport and Health Science, 11(2), 252–259.

da Costa, B. G. G., Chaput, J.-P., Lopes, M. V. V., Gaya, A. R., Silva, D. A. S., & Silva, K. S. (2021). Association between sociodemographic, dietary, and substance use factors and accelerometer-measured 24-hour movement behaviours in Brazilian adolescents. European Journal of Pediatrics.

da Costa, B. G. G., Chaput, J.-P., Lopes, M. V. V., Malheiros, L. E. A., da Silva, I. C. M., & Silva, K. S. (2021). Association between screen time and accelerometer-measured 24-h movement behaviors in a sample of Brazilian adolescents. Public Health, 195, 32–38.

Malheiros, L. E. A., da Costa, B. G. G., Lopes, M. V. V., & Silva, K. S. (2021). School schedule affects sleep, but not physical activity, screen time and diet behaviors. Sleep Medicine, 85, 54–59.

da Costa, B. G. G., Salmon, J., dos Santos, P. C., Minatto, G., & Silva, K. S. (2020). Clustering of screen time behaviours in adolescents and its association with waist circumference and cardiorespiratory fitness. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 23(5), 487–492.

da Costa, B. G. G., da Silva, K. S., da Silva, J. A., Minatto, G., de Lima, L. R. A., & Petroski, E. L. (2019). Sociodemographic, biological, and psychosocial correlates of light- and moderate-to-vigorous-intensity physical activity during school time, recesses, and physical education classes. Journal of Sport and Health Science, 8(2), 177–182.

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