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International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

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Aims and scope

International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (IJBNPA) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal offering high quality articles, rapid publication and wide diffusion in the public domain.

IJBNPA is devoted to furthering the understanding of the behavioral aspects of diet and physical activity and is unique in its inclusion of multiple levels of analysis, including populations, groups and individuals and its inclusion of epidemiology, and behavioral, theoretical and measurement research areas.  IJBNPA prioritises research based on randomised controlled trials (RCTs), systematic reviews (with or without meta-analyses, as appropriate), and observational studies. IJBNPA will also review other study designs such as strong or ground-breaking methodological papers, rigorous qualitative studies, debate papers and commentaries. IJBNPA publishes pilot studies only in exceptional circumstances and it does not publish protocol papers or letters to the editors.

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Upcoming conference

The 16th annual meeting of The International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
June 7-10 2017
Victoria, BC,Canada

ISBNPA welcomes submissions focusing on behavioural aspects of: 

1. Physical Activity
2. Nutrition
3. Sedentary Behaviour
4. Weight Control
Or any combination of the above.   

Late-breaking abstract submissions for free papers will be open from December 9, 2016 to March 3, 2017.

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Society information

The International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) stimulates, promotes and advocates innovative research and policy
in the area of behavioral nutrition and physical activity toward the betterment of human health worldwide.

International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (IJBNPA) is the official journal of The International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA). Members of the Society will receive a 20% discount on the article-processing charge for articles they publish in IJBNPA. Members of ISBNPA should go to the society website before proceeding with submission.

Featured review

Efficacy of interventions that use apps to improve diet, physical activity and sedentary behaviour: a systematic review

Stephanie Schoeppe, Stephanie Alley, Wendy Van Lippevelde, Nicola A. Bray, Susan L. Williams, Mitch J. Duncan and Corneel Vandelanotte
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2016, 13:127

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Editor's quote

"There is clear evidence that maintaining adequate levels of physical activity and eating a well-balanced healthy diet both help to prevent the onset of major chronic diseases. This is, however, a rapidly evolving area and our journal strives to present current research of the highest standard that will inform best practice amongst both clinical practitioners and fellow researchers."

Russell Jago, Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

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