Dyadic approach to active living and eating healthy: the DATE study

Principle Investigator(s)

  • Dr. Jean-Philippe Gouin
  • Dr. Tamara Cohen

Affiliation (Lab/Department)

Stress, Interpersonal Relationships and Health Laboratory (SIRH Lab)


We are looking for older couples who want to have a healthy lifestyle despite COVID-19. This study aims to compare two different methods of online interventions to change eating and physical activity habits.

What’s Involved? You and your partner will participate in 10 sessions over a four-month period. All sessions will occur online.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Overweight
  • Between the ages of 50 to 75 years
  • In good health
  • Able to do physical activity
  • Able to understand and speak French or English

Exclusion Criteria

  • Individuals who have uncontrolled diabetes or cardiovascular disease, pregnancy, active cancer treatment, substance abuse or mobility limitations that prevent them from attending the intervention sessions
  • Participants who are currently enrolled in a weight-loss program, following a special medically-prescribed diet or have an eating disorder


  • The 10 intervention sessions will be provided for free

Contact Information

514-848-2424 ext. 2206; couples.concordia@gmail.com

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