Skip to content

Advertisement

Articles

Page 1 of 33

  1. Content type: Research

    Few interventions have shown efficacy to influence key energy balance behaviors during the preschool years.

    Authors: Jennifer O. Fisher, Elena L. Serrano, Gary D. Foster, Chantelle N. Hart, Adam Davey, Yasmeen P. Bruton, Linda Kilby, Lisa Harnack, Karen J. Ruth, Alexandria Kachurak, Hannah G. Lawman, Anna Martin and Heather M. Polonsky

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:6

    Published on:

  2. Content type: Research

    Despite inconclusive evidence, the idea that a lack of home food preparation and skills is a limiting factor in achieving a healthy diet is widespread. Cooking skills interventions proliferate, and several cou...

    Authors: Chloe Clifford Astbury, Tarra L. Penney and Jean Adams

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:9

    Published on:

  3. Content type: Methodology

    A limitation of measuring sedentary time with an accelerometer is device removal. The resulting nonwear time is typically deleted from the data prior to calculating sedentary time. This could impact estimates ...

    Authors: M. M. Borghese, E. Borgundvaag, M. A. McIsaac and I. Janssen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:7

    Published on:

  4. Content type: Research

    Previous studies have reported that walking cadence (steps/min) is associated with absolutely-defined intensity (metabolic equivalents; METs), such that cadence-based thresholds could serve as reasonable proxy...

    Authors: Catrine Tudor-Locke, Elroy J. Aguiar, Ho Han, Scott W. Ducharme, John M. Schuna Jr, Tiago V. Barreira, Christopher C. Moore, Michael A. Busa, Jongil Lim, John R. Sirard, Stuart R. Chipkin and John Staudenmayer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:8

    Published on:

  5. Content type: Review

    Altering food store environments is a promising approach to encourage healthy product purchases by consumers to improve their diet quality and health. Food store owners and managers are intermediaries to ensur...

    Authors: Bailey Houghtaling, Elena L. Serrano, Vivica I. Kraak, Samantha M. Harden, George C. Davis and Sarah A. Misyak

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:5

    Published on:

  6. Content type: Research

    Previous research has shown contrasting effects on hypertension for occupational and leisure-time physical behaviors—physical activity and sedentary behavior and time in bed. However, (a) none of these studies...

    Authors: Nidhi Gupta, Mette Korshøj, Dorothea Dumuid, Pieter Coenen, Karen Allesøe and Andreas Holtermann

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:4

    Published on:

  7. Content type: Research

    The preconceptional period may be an optimal window of opportunity to improve lifestyle. We previously showed that a 6 month preconception lifestyle intervention among women with obesity and infertility was su...

    Authors: T. M. van Elten, M. D. A. Karsten, A. Geelen, R. J. B. J. Gemke, H. Groen, A. Hoek, M. N. M. van Poppel and T. J. Roseboom

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:3

    Published on:

  8. Content type: Commentary

    If current trends in food insecurity continue then the diets of low-income people may become characterised by the inclusion of significant amounts of donated and surplus food accessed via the third-sector. The...

    Authors: Claire Thompson, Dianna Smith and Steven Cummins

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:2

    Published on:

  9. Content type: Research

    Strategies to optimize early-life nutrition provide an important opportunity for primary prevention of childhood obesity. Interventions that can be efficiently scaled-up to the magnitude needed for sustainable...

    Authors: Christine Helle, Elisabet R. Hillesund, Andrew K. Wills and Nina C. Øverby

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:1

    Published on:

  10. Content type: Research

    Despite the growing prevalence of excess weight and prediabetes in children, the contributing role of dietary behaviors throughout childhood remains poorly understood. We examined longitudinal associations of ...

    Authors: Véronique Gingras, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Elsie M. Taveras, Emily Oken and Marie-France Hivert

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:129

    Published on:

  11. Content type: Research

    The consumption of ultra-processed foods is associated with diminished dietary quality and adverse health outcomes. The Australian Health Star Rating (HSR) is a nutrient-based front-of-pack (FOP) labelling sys...

    Authors: Sarah Dickie, Julie L. Woods and Mark Lawrence

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:128

    Published on:

  12. Content type: Research

    We evaluated the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a loyalty scheme based intervention involving rewards for increasing physical activity in public sector employees.

    Authors: Ruth F. Hunter, Jennifer M. Murray, Aisling Gough, Jianjun Tang, Christopher C. Patterson, David P. French, Emma McIntosh, Yiqiao Xin and Frank Kee

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:127

    Published on:

  13. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to examine the effect of physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviour (SB) on body mass index (BMI) and fat mass index (FMI) in children over the course of five years and identify p...

    Authors: Phillipp Schwarzfischer, Dariusz Gruszfeld, Piotr Socha, Veronica Luque, Ricardo Closa-Monasterolo, Déborah Rousseaux, Melissa Moretti, Benedetta Mariani, Elvira Verduci, Berthold Koletzko and Veit Grote

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:126

    Published on:

  14. Content type: Research

    Dietary inequalities between population groups are common with older and more affluent individuals tending to have healthier diets. Differential responses to health interventions may exacerbate inequalities. C...

    Authors: Katrine Ejlerskov, Stephen J. Sharp, Martine Stead, Ashley J. Adamson, Martin White and Jean Adams

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:125

    Published on:

  15. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the author has requested us to make a correction in the Results section of the Abstract and in the Discussion sections as explained below:

    Authors: Linda Trinh, Kelly P. Arbour-Nicitopoulos, Catherine M. Sabiston, Scott R. Berry, Andrew Loblaw, Shabbir M. H. Alibhai, Jennifer M. Jones and Guy E. Faulkner

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:124

    Published on:

    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:49

  16. Content type: Review

    National policy approaches to physical activity (PA) promotion and sedentary behaviour (SB) reduction are needed to address rising rates of non-communicable diseases. Understanding the policy process and impac...

    Authors: Bojana Klepac Pogrmilovic, Grant O’Sullivan, Karen Milton, Stuart J. H. Biddle, Adrian Bauman, Fiona Bull, Sonja Kahlmeier, Michael Pratt and Zeljko Pedisic

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:123

    Published on:

  17. Content type: Research

    School nutrition policies can encourage restrictions in sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) availability in school food outlets in order to discourage students’ SSB intake. The main objective was to examine how bev...

    Authors: Katelyn M. Godin, David Hammond, Ashok Chaurasia and Scott T. Leatherdale

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:121

    Published on:

  18. Content type: Research

    Sedentary time increases and total physical activity decreases with age. The magnitude and correlates of changes in sedentary time, light-intensity physical activity (LPA), moderate-to-vigorous intensity physi...

    Authors: Samantha Hajna, Tom White, Søren Brage, Esther M. F. van Sluijs, Kate Westgate, Andy P. Jones, Robert Luben, Kay-Tee Khaw, Nicholas J. Wareham and Simon J. Griffin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:122

    Published on:

  19. Content type: Research

    Food preparation behaviors may markedly determine dietary intake and consequently influence weight status. However, the few available studies have found equivocal results. No study has prospectively investigat...

    Authors: Caroline Méjean, Aurélie Lampuré, Wendy Si Hassen, Séverine Gojard, Sandrine Péneau, Serge Hercberg and Katia Castetbon

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:120

    Published on:

  20. Content type: Research

    The evidence showing the ill health effects of prolonged sedentary behaviour (SB) is growing. Most studies of SB in older adults have relied on self-report measures of SB. However, SB is difficult for older ad...

    Authors: Kristiann C. Heesch, Robert L. Hill, Nicolas Aguilar-Farias, Jannique G. Z. van Uffelen and Toby Pavey

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:119

    Published on:

  21. Content type: Research

    New physical activity guidelines for children address all movement behaviors across the 24-h day (physical activity, sedentary behavior, sleep), but how each component relates to body composition when adjusted...

    Authors: Rachael W. Taylor, Jillian J. Haszard, Kim A. Meredith-Jones, Barbara C. Galland, Anne-Louise M. Heath, Julie Lawrence, Andrew R. Gray, Rachel Sayers, Maha Hanna and Barry J. Taylor

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:118

    Published on:

  22. Content type: Review

    Many preschoolers spend a substantial portion of their day enrolled in centre-based childcare; the amounts of physical activity and sedentary time accumulated in this environment are critical to preschoolers’ ...

    Authors: Kathleen T. O’Brien, Leigh M. Vanderloo, Brianne A. Bruijns, Stephanie Truelove and Patricia Tucker

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:117

    Published on:

  23. Content type: Review

    Electrically assisted bicycles (e-bikes) have been highlighted as a method of active travel that could overcome some of the commonly reported barriers to cycle commuting. The objective of this systematic revie...

    Authors: Jessica E. Bourne, Sarah Sauchelli, Rachel Perry, Angie Page, Sam Leary, Clare England and Ashley R. Cooper

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:116

    Published on:

  24. Content type: Research

    Parental child feeding practices (PCFP) are a key factor influencing children’s dietary intake, especially in the preschool years when eating behavior is being established. Instruments to measure PCFP have bee...

    Authors: Digna Niken Purwaningrum, Helda Yessy Maria Sibagariang, Jayashree Arcot, Hamam Hadi, Rasita Amelia Hasnawati, Risma Saski Rahmita and Rohan Jayasuriya

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:113

    Published on:

  25. Content type: Research

    High volumes of sitting time are associated with an elevated risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and with adverse cardiometabolic risk profiles. However, previous studies have predominately eva...

    Authors: Paddy C. Dempsey, Nyssa T. Hadgraft, Elisabeth A. H. Winkler, Bronwyn K. Clark, Matthew P. Buman, Paul A. Gardiner, Neville Owen, Brigid M. Lynch and David W. Dunstan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:114

    Published on:

  26. Content type: Research

    Evidence from experimental and observational studies is limited regarding the most favorable breakfast composition to prevent abdominal fat accumulation. We explored the association between breakfast compositi...

    Authors: Angeline Chatelan, Katia Castetbon, Jerome Pasquier, Chloe Allemann, Alexandre Zuber, Esther Camenzind-Frey, Christine Anne Zuberbuehler and Murielle Bochud

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:115

    Published on:

  27. Content type: Research

    Most interventions aiming to promote leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) at population level showed small or null effects. Approaching the problem from a systems science perspective may shed light on the rea...

    Authors: Leandro M. T. Garcia, Ana V. Diez Roux, André C. R. Martins, Yong Yang and Alex A. Florindo

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:112

    Published on:

  28. Content type: Research

    The development and implementation of effective physical activity (PA) intervention programs is challenging, particularly in older adults. After the first year of the intervention program used in the ongoing P...

    Authors: Helmut Schröder, Gabriela Cárdenas-Fuentes, Miguel Angel Martínez-González, Dolores Corella, Jesús Vioque, Dora Romaguera, J. Alfredo Martínez, Francisco J. Tinahones, José López Miranda, Ramon Estruch, Aurora Bueno-Cavanillas, Fernando Arós, Ascensión Marcos, Josep A. Tur, Julia Warnberg, Lluis Serra-Majem…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:110

    Published on:

  29. Content type: Research

    Research has indicated that adult picky eating (PE) is associated with elevated psychosocial impairment and limited dietary variety and fruit and vegetable intake; however, research operationalizing PE behavio...

    Authors: Jordan M. Ellis, Hana F. Zickgraf, Amy T. Galloway, Jamal H. Essayli and Matthew C. Whited

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:109

    Published on:

  30. Content type: Research

    Childhood obesity is a major public health challenge. We aimed to investigate the incidence of overweight/obesity among Chinese children; and prospectively examine the associations of weight-change intention w...

    Authors: Li Cai, Meixia Dai, Lizi Lin, Wenhan Yang, Yajun Chen, Jun Ma and Jin Jing

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:108

    Published on:

  31. Content type: Methodology

    Income inequalities in sports participation are shaped by a system in which individuals and the environment interact. We developed an agent-based model (ABM) that could represent this system and used it to pro...

    Authors: David J. Blok, Frank J. van Lenthe and Sake J. de Vlas

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:107

    Published on:

  32. Content type: Research

    Physical activity (PA) is beneficial in improving negative physical and psychological effects of cancer and cancer treatment, but adherence to PA guidelines is low. Computer-tailored PA interventions can reach...

    Authors: Rianne Henrica Johanna Golsteijn, Catherine Bolman, Esmee Volders, Denise Astrid Peels, Hein de Vries and Lilian Lechner

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:106

    Published on:

  33. Content type: Research

    Parents influence their children’s weight-related behaviours through their parenting practices, which are often a focal point of obesity prevention interventions. This study examined associations of maternal c...

    Authors: Jess Haines, Katherine L. Downing, Lisa Tang, Karen J. Campbell and Kylie D. Hesketh

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:104

    Published on:

  34. Content type: Editorial

    Open science has received a great deal of attention across the academic community. Open science has been defined in many ways, but the central principle is to make methods, results and the underpinning data (p...

    Authors: Russell Jago and Hidde van der Ploeg

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:105

    Published on:

  35. Content type: Research

    Physical activity is associated with improved physical and mental health among children. However, physical activity declines and sedentary time increases with age, and large proportions of older children do no...

    Authors: Russell Jago, Ruth Salway, Deborah A. Lawlor, Lydia Emm-Collison, Jon Heron, Janice L. Thompson and Simon J. Sebire

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:103

    Published on:

  36. Content type: Review

    Reducing meat consumption can help prevent non-communicable diseases and protect the environment. Interventions targeting conscious determinants of human behaviour are generally acceptable approaches to promot...

    Authors: Filippo Bianchi, Claudia Dorsel, Emma Garnett, Paul Aveyard and Susan A Jebb

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:102

    Published on:

  37. Content type: Research

    Previous research has linked lower availability of food stores selling fruits and vegetables to unhealthy diet. However, the longitudinal association between the availability of healthy food stores and mortali...

    Authors: Yukako Tani, Norimichi Suzuki, Takeo Fujiwara, Masamichi Hanazato, Naoki Kondo, Yasuhiro Miyaguni and Katsunori Kondo

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:101

    Published on:

  38. Content type: Review

    Increasing physical activity (PA) levels (regular movement such as walking and activities of daily living) and reducing time spent sedentary improves cardiovascular health and reduces morbidity and mortality. ...

    Authors: Sarah A. Moore, Nina Hrisos, Darren Flynn, Linda Errington, Christopher Price and Leah Avery

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:100

    Published on:

  39. Content type: Research

    In today’s society, few adolescents meet physical activity guidelines and effects of physical activity promoting programmes are disappointing. In studies exploring determinants of physical activity, the perspe...

    Authors: L. M. Hidding, M. J. M. Chinapaw and T. M. Altenburg

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:99

    Published on:

  40. Content type: Research

    Large amounts of sitting at work have been identified as an emerging occupational health risk, and findings from intervention trials have been reported. However, few such reports have examined participant-sele...

    Authors: Samantha K. Stephens, Elizabeth G. Eakin, Bronwyn K. Clark, Elisabeth A. H. Winkler, Neville Owen, Anthony D. LaMontagne, Marj Moodie, Sheleigh P. Lawler, David W. Dunstan and Genevieve N. Healy

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:98

    Published on:

  41. Content type: Research

    Although reducing sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) intake is an important behavioral strategy to improve health, no known SSB-focused behavioral trial has examined maintenance of SSB behaviors after an initial r...

    Authors: Jamie M. Zoellner, Wen You, Paul A. Estabrooks, Yvonnes Chen, Brenda M. Davy, Kathleen J. Porter, Valisa E. Hedrick, Angela Bailey and Natalie Kružliaková

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:97

    Published on:

  42. Content type: Research

    Few children consume sufficient servings of fruits and vegetables. Interventions aiming to improve children’s dietary intake often target parent level factors, but limited research has examined the mediating r...

    Authors: Elva M. Arredondo, Guadalupe X. Ayala, Sandra Soto, Donald J. Slymen, Lucy A. Horton, Humberto Parada, Nadia Campbell, Leticia Ibarra, Moshe Engelberg and John P. Elder

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:95

    Published on:

  43. Content type: Research

    Although many cross-sectional studies reported that children with overweight or obesity show more food approaching and less food avoidant eating behaviors, there is a lack of replication in longitudinal studie...

    Authors: Ivonne P. M. Derks, Eric J. G. Sijbrands, Melissa Wake, Farah Qureshi, Jan van der Ende, Manon H. J. Hillegers, Vincent W. V. Jaddoe, Henning Tiemeier and Pauline W. Jansen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:96

    Published on:

  44. Content type: Research

    Children and adolescents spend a lot of time sitting at school. Implementing standing desks in the classroom is one potential strategy to reduce and break up sitting time. The first aim was to evaluate the eff...

    Authors: Maïté Verloigne, Nicola D Ridgers, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij and Greet Cardon

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:94

    Published on:

  45. Content type: Research

    Metabolic health in people with obesity is determined by body composition. In this study, we examined the influence of a combined strength exercise and motivational programme –embedded in the school curriculum...

    Authors: G. A. Ten Hoor, G. M. Rutten, G. J. P. Van Breukelen, G. Kok, R. A. C. Ruiter, K Meijer, S. P. J. Kremers, F. J. M. Feron, R. Crutzen, A. M. J. W. Schols and G. Plasqui

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:92

    Published on:

  46. Content type: Correction

    Furthermore, these errors were mistakenly introduced by the Production team managing this article and, as such were not the fault of the authors.

    Authors: Thomas Burgoine, Chinmoy Sarkar, Chris J. Webster and Pablo Monsivais

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:93

    Published on:

    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:71

  47. Content type: Methodology

    Increases in physical activity through active travel have the potential to have large beneficial effects on populations, through both better health outcomes and reduced motorized traffic. However accurately id...

    Authors: Duncan S. Procter, Angie S. Page, Ashley R. Cooper, Claire M. Nightingale, Bina Ram, Alicja R. Rudnicka, Peter H. Whincup, Christelle Clary, Daniel Lewis, Steven Cummins, Anne Ellaway, Billie Giles-Corti, Derek G. Cook and Christopher G. Owen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:91

    Published on:

  48. Content type: Research

    Reducing workplace sedentary behaviour (sitting) is a topic of contemporary public health and occupational health interest. Understanding workers’ perspectives on the feasibility and acceptability of strategie...

    Authors: Nyssa T. Hadgraft, Charlotte L. Brakenridge, David W. Dunstan, Neville Owen, Genevieve N. Healy and Sheleigh P. Lawler

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:90

    Published on: