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  1. 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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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

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  4. 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

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  5. 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

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  6. 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

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  7. 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

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  8. 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

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  9. 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

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  10. 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

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  11. 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

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  12. 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

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  13. 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

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  14. 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

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  15. 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

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  16. 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

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  17. 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

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  18. 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

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  19. 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

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  20. 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

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  21. 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

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  22. 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

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  23. 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

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

  24. 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

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  25. 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

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  26. Content type: Review

    Many countries are trying to identify strategies to control obesity. Nutrition labeling is a policy that could lead to healthy food choices by providing information to consumers. Calorie labeling, for example,...

    Authors: Shirin Seyedhamzeh, Minoo Bagheri, Abbas Ali Keshtkar, Mostafa Qorbani and Anthony J. Viera

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:88

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  27. Content type: Research

    Early adulthood is a period associated with poor diet and rapid weight gain. This is also an age of transition, including environmental, social and lifestyle changes which may be associated with changes in die...

    Authors: Eleanor M. Winpenny, Esther M. F. van Sluijs, Martin White, Knut-Inge Klepp, Bente Wold and Nanna Lien

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:86

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  28. Content type: Research

    Abundant evidence demonstrates a relationship between physical activity and mental wellbeing. However, the strength of the relationship is not consistent. Factors contributing to variation in the strength of a...

    Authors: Rhiannon Lee White, Philip D. Parker, David R. Lubans, Freya MacMillan, Rebecca Olson, Thomas Astell-Burt and Chris Lonsdale

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:87

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  29. Content type: Research

    Children spend a substantial amount of time in early care and education (ECE) settings and may eat a majority of their diet in this setting. While there are several instruments focused on measuring factors of ...

    Authors: Taren Swindle, Madeleine Sigman-Grant, Laurel J. Branen, Janice Fletcher and Susan L. Johnson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:85

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  30. Content type: Research

    Emotional eating (EmE) is characterized by an over consumption of food in response to negative emotions and is associated with an increased weight status. Consideration of Future Consequences (CFC) or a low le...

    Authors: Marc Bénard, France Bellisle, Fabrice Etilé, Gérard Reach, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot, Serge Hercberg and Sandrine Péneau

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:84

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  31. Content type: Debate

    Influencing public policy change can be difficult and complex, particularly for those with limited power and resources. For any one issue there may be several groups, including the commercial sector and public...

    Authors: Katherine Cullerton, Timothy Donnet, Amanda Lee and Danielle Gallegos

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:83

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  32. Content type: Research

    Cycling for transportation has the potential to contribute to an increase in people’s physical activity levels. A growing body of evidence links the natural and the built environment to cycling. Whereas previo...

    Authors: Jie Gao, Carlijn B. M. Kamphuis, Martin Dijst and Marco Helbich

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:82

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  33. Content type: Commentary

    The Sedentary Behavior Research Network recently published a consensus definition for sedentary behavior as ‘any waking behavior characterized by an energy expenditure ≤1.5 metabolic equivalents, while in a si...

    Authors: Bethany Barone Gibbs and Christopher E. Kline

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:81

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  34. Content type: Research

    Fruit and vegetable (F&V) intake can reduce risks for chronic disease, but is much lower than recommended amounts in most Western populations, especially for those with low income levels. Rigorous research is ...

    Authors: Kim M. Gans, Patricia Markham Risica, Akilah Dulin Keita, Laura Dionne, Jennifer Mello, Kristen Cooksey Stowers, George Papandonatos, Shannon Whittaker and Gemma Gorham

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:80

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  35. Content type: Research

    Nutritional iron deficiency is one of the leading factors for disease, disability and death. A quasi-experimental randomized community study in South-West Nigeria explored whether a branded behaviour change pr...

    Authors: René Lion, Oyedunni Arulogun, Musibaau Titiloye, Dorothy Shaver, Avinish Jain, Bamsa Godwin, Myriam Sidibe, Mumuni Adejumo, Yves Rosseel and Peter Schmidt

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:79

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  36. Content type: Research

    Reducing the portion sizes of foods available in restaurants and cafeterias is one promising approach to reducing energy intake, but there is little evidence of its impact from randomised studies in field sett...

    Authors: Gareth J. Hollands, Emma Cartwright, Mark Pilling, Rachel Pechey, Milica Vasiljevic, Susan A. Jebb and Theresa M. Marteau

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:78

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  37. Content type: Research

    Physical activity is a cornerstone for promoting good metabolic health in children, but it is heavily debated which intensities (including sedentary time) are most influential. A fundamental limitation to curr...

    Authors: Eivind Aadland, Olav Martin Kvalheim, Sigmund Alfred Anderssen, Geir Kåre Resaland and Lars Bo Andersen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:77

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  38. Content type: Short paper

    Framing of fiscal incentives has been suggested to be important in influencing purchase decisions. We aimed to examine the effect of framing a modest price difference between high- and lower-sugar beverages as...

    Authors: Sharna Si Ying Seah, Salome A. Rebello, Bee Choo Tai, Zoey Tay, Eric Andrew Finkelstein and Rob M. van Dam

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:76

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  39. Content type: Review

    Until now, there is no clear overview of how fidelity is assessed in school-based obesity prevention programmes. In order to move the field of obesity prevention programmes forward, the current review aimed to...

    Authors: Rosanne Schaap, Kathelijne Bessems, René Otten, Stef Kremers and Femke van Nassau

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:75

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  40. Content type: Research

    Characteristics of picky eaters of different weight status have not been sufficiently investigated. We used two newly developed screening cut-offs for picky eating in the Food fussiness (FF) subscale of the Ch...

    Authors: Pernilla Sandvik, Anna Ek, Maria Somaraki, Ulf Hammar, Karin Eli and Paulina Nowicka

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:74

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  41. Content type: Research

    Depression is common and burdensome in adolescents. Understanding modifiable environmental risk factors is essential. There is evidence that physical activity is protective of depression. However, the impact o...

    Authors: Davy Vancampfort, Brendon Stubbs, Joseph Firth, Tine Van Damme and Ai Koyanagi

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:73

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  42. Content type: Review

    Current international guidelines recommend aerobic, resistance, and combined exercises for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). In our study, we conducted a network meta-analysis to assess the co...

    Authors: Bei Pan, Long Ge, Yang-qin Xun, Ya-jing Chen, Cai-yun Gao, Xue Han, Li-qian Zuo, Hou-qian Shan, Ke-hu Yang, Guo-wu Ding and Jin-hui Tian

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:72

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  43. Content type: Review

    Social media has been widely adopted by young adults, consequently health researchers are looking for ways to leverage this engagement with social media for the delivery of interventions and health promotion c...

    Authors: Karen M. Klassen, Caitlin H. Douglass, Linda Brennan, Helen Truby and Megan S. C. Lim

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:70

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  44. Content type: Research

    Household income (as a marker of socioeconomic position) and neighbourhood fast-food outlet exposure may be related to diet and body weight, which are key risk factors for non-communicable diseases. However, t...

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

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:71

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    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:93

  45. Content type: Review

    During a 24-h day, each given period is spent in either sedentary behaviour, sleeping, light physical activity (LPA), or moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA). In epidemiological research most studies ...

    Authors: Jozo Grgic, Dorothea Dumuid, Enrique Garcia Bengoechea, Nipun Shrestha, Adrian Bauman, Timothy Olds and Zeljko Pedisic

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:69

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  46. Content type: Research

    Against a background of changing family structures and socioeconomic demands in contemporary families, fathers are more actively engaged in meal preparation and feeding of their children, yet in research studi...

    Authors: Elena Jansen, Holly Harris, Lynne Daniels, Karen Thorpe and Tony Rossi

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:67

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  47. Content type: Research

    Although leisure-time physical activity (PA) contributes to overall health, including pregnancy health, patterns across pregnancy have not been related to birth outcomes. We hypothesized that women with sustai...

    Authors: Janet M. Catov, Corette B. Parker, Bethany Barone Gibbs, Carla M. Bann, Benjamin Carper, Robert M. Silver, Hyagriv N. Simhan, Samuel Parry, Judith H. Chung, David M. Haas, Ronald J. Wapner, George R. Saade, Brian M. Mercer, C. Noel Bairey-Merz, Philip Greenland, Deborah B. Ehrenthal…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:68

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  48. Content type: Review

    A growing number of studies suggest that exposure to cues which are associated with weight control can prime or prompt controlled food intake in tempting food environments. However, findings are mixed and unde...

    Authors: Nicola J. Buckland, Vanessa Er, Ian Redpath and Kristine Beaulieu

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:66

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