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  1. Cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) with physical activity (PA) recording function can continuously and automatically collect patients’ long-term PA data. The dose-response association of imp...

    Authors: Xiaoyao Li, Shuang Zhao, Keping Chen, Wei Hua, Yangang Su, Jiefu Yang, Zhaoguang Liang, Wei Xu and Shu Zhang

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:119

    Content type: Research

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  2. The food stores within residential environments are increasingly investigated as a possible mechanism driving food behaviours and health outcomes. Whilst increased emphasis is being placed on the type of study...

    Authors: Lukar E. Thornton, Karen E. Lamb and Simon R. White

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:118

    Content type: Debate

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  3. There is increasing concern about the time people spend in sedentary behaviour, including screen time, leisure and occupational sitting. The number of both primary research studies (published trials) and revie...

    Authors: Phuong Nguyen, Long Khanh-Dao Le, Dieu Nguyen, Lan Gao, David W. Dunstan and Marj Moodie

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:117

    Content type: Review

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  4. Evidence on current, national physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviour (SB) policies is limited. We, therefore, analysed availability, comprehensiveness, implementation, and effectiveness of PA and SB po...

    Authors: Bojana Klepac Pogrmilovic, Andrea Ramirez Varela, Michael Pratt, Karen Milton, Adrian Bauman, Stuart J. H. Biddle and Zeljko Pedisic

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:116

    Content type: Research

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  5. Fiscal policies are used to promote a healthier diet; however, there is still a call for real-world evaluations of taxes on unhealthy foods and beverages. We aimed to evaluate the effect of an abrupt increase,...

    Authors: Bente Øvrebø, Torleif B. Halkjelsvik, Jørgen R. Meisfjord, Elling Bere and Rannveig K. Hart

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:115

    Content type: Research

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  6. Physical activity and sedentary behavior are related with psycho-social variables among youth, however its relationship with bullying victimization is unclear. The aim of the study was to clarify the associati...

    Authors: Antonio García-Hermoso, Ignacio Hormazabal-Aguayo, Xavier Oriol-Granado, Omar Fernández-Vergara and Borja del Pozo Cruz

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:114

    Content type: Review

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  7. Insufficient physical activity is a global public health concern. Research indicates incentives can increase physical activity levels of children but has not tested whether incentives targeted at children can ...

    Authors: Eric Andrew Finkelstein, Robyn Su May Lim, Dianne Stanton Ward and Kelly R. Evenson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:113

    Content type: Research

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  8. This individual patient data (IPD) meta-analysis aimed to investigate socioeconomic inequalities in effectiveness on healthy behavior of, and compliance to, workplace health promotion programs.

    Authors: Pieter Coenen, Suzan J. W. Robroek, Allard J. van der Beek, Cécile R. L. Boot, Frank J. van Lenthe, Alex Burdorf and Karen M. Oude Hengel

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:112

    Content type: Review

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  9. Prolonged sitting time is a risk factor for chronic disease, yet recent global surveillance is not well described. The aims were to clarify: (i) the countries that have collected country-level data on self-rep...

    Authors: M. Mclaughlin, A. J. Atkin, L. Starr, A. Hall, L. Wolfenden, R. Sutherland, J. Wiggers, A. Ramirez, P. Hallal, M. Pratt, B. M. Lynch and K. Wijndaele

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:111

    Content type: Review

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  10. Mothers from socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods are at elevated risk of physical inactivity and high levels of screen time. Yet, little is known regarding the social ecological factors that are lon...

    Authors: Kylie A. Morris, Lauren Arundell, Verity Cleland and Megan Teychenne

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:110

    Content type: Research

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  11. This study aims to investigate the relationship between post-diagnosis physical activity and mortality in patients with selected noncommunicable diseases, including breast cancer, lung cancer, type 2 diabetes,...

    Authors: Wolfgang Geidl, Sabrina Schlesinger, Eriselda Mino, Lorena Miranda and Klaus Pfeifer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:109

    Content type: Review

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  12. High levels of sedentary behavior and low physical activity are associated with poor health, and the cognitive determinants of these behaviors in children and adolescents are not well understood. To address th...

    Authors: S. Nicole Fearnbach, Corby K. Martin, Steven B. Heymsfield, Amanda E. Staiano, Robert L. Newton Jr, Alex C. Garn, Neil M. Johannsen, Daniel S. Hsia, Owen T. Carmichael, Sreekrishna Ramakrishnapillai, Kori B. Murray, John E. Blundell and Graham Finlayson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:108

    Content type: Methodology

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  13. Evaluation of physical activity interventions is vital to inform, and justify, evidence-based policy and practice to support population-wide changes in physical activity. Several evaluation frameworks and guid...

    Authors: Judith F. Fynn, Wendy Hardeman, Karen Milton, Joseph Murphy and Andy Jones

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:107

    Content type: Review

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  14. Time spent in physical activity (PA), sedentary behaviour (SB), and sleep always takes up the whole day. New public health guidelines combining recommendations for PA, SB, and sleep have been issued in several...

    Authors: Nucharapon Liangruenrom, Dorothea Dumuid, Melinda Craike, Stuart J. H. Biddle and Zeljko Pedisic

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:106

    Content type: Research

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  15. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the one- and two-year effectiveness of the KEIGAAF intervention, a school-based mutual adaptation intervention, on the BMI z-score (primary outcome), and energy bal...

    Authors: Sacha R. B. Verjans-Janssen, Sanne M. P. L. Gerards, Stef P. J. Kremers, Steven B. Vos, Maria W. J. Jansen and Dave H. H. Van Kann

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:105

    Content type: Research

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  16. To examine compositional associations between short sleep duration and sedentary behavior (SB), light physical activity (LPA) and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) among children and adolescents.

    Authors: Aleš Gába, Jan Dygrýn, Nikola Štefelová, Lukáš Rubín, Karel Hron, Lukáš Jakubec and Željko Pedišić

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:104

    Content type: Research

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  17. Behavioural interventions may increase social inequalities in health. This study aimed to project the equity impact of physical activity interventions that have differential effectiveness across education grou...

    Authors: Johanna-Katharina Schönbach, Gabriele Bolte, Gesa Czwikla, Kristin Manz, Monika Mensing, Saskia Muellmann, Claudia Voelcker-Rehage and Stefan K. Lhachimi

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:103

    Content type: Research

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  18. Multi-country studies examining trends in sedentary behaviors among adolescents have mainly focused on high-income or Western countries, and almost no data exists for the rest of the world. Thus, this study ai...

    Authors: Mireia Felez-Nobrega, Lauren B. Raine, Josep Maria Haro, Katrien Wijndaele and Ai Koyanagi

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:102

    Content type: Research

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  19. Few studies have examined relationships between physical activity (PA) during mid-age and health costs in women. The aim of this study was to investigate associations between PA levels and trajectories over 12...

    Authors: Grace A. O. Gomes, Wendy J. Brown, Jamile S. Codogno and Gregore I. Mielke

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:101

    Content type: Research

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  20. ‘Physical Activity 4 Everyone’ (PA4E1) was an efficacious multi-component school-based physical activity (PA) program targeting adolescents. PA4E1 has seven PA practices. It is essential to scale-up, evaluate ...

    Authors: Rachel Sutherland, Elizabeth Campbell, Matthew McLaughlin, Nicole Nathan, Luke Wolfenden, David R. Lubans, Philip J. Morgan, Karen Gillham, Chris Oldmeadow, Andrew Searles, Penny Reeves, Mandy Williams, Nicole Kajons, Andrew Bailey, James Boyer, Christophe Lecathelinais…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:100

    Content type: Research

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  21. Technological progress has enabled the provision of personalised feedback across multiple dimensions of physical activity that are important for health. Whether this multidimensional approach supports physical...

    Authors: Oliver J. Peacock, Max J. Western, Alan M. Batterham, Enhad A. Chowdhury, Afroditi Stathi, Martyn Standage, Alan Tapp, Paul Bennett and Dylan Thompson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:99

    Content type: Research

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  22. Evidence on what strategies - or combination of strategies - are most effective and equitable in promoting healthier diets is needed. This study examined the efficacy of nudging and pricing strategies on incre...

    Authors: Jody C. Hoenink, Joreintje D. Mackenbach, Wilma Waterlander, Jeroen Lakerveld, Nynke van der Laan and Joline W. J. Beulens

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:98

    Content type: Research

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  23. Evidence is suggestive of sedentary behaviour being associated with an increased risk of endometrial cancer, but the evidence base is too limited to draw any conclusions for other cancers. The aim of the study...

    Authors: Ruth F. Hunter, Jennifer M. Murray and Helen G. Coleman

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:97

    Content type: Research

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  24. Previous research has reported associations between features of the residential built environment and physical activity but these studies have mainly been cross-sectional, limiting inference. This paper examin...

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

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:96

    Content type: Research

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  25. The few health behavior interventions commencing in infancy have shown promising effects. Greater insight into their longer-term benefits is required. This study aimed to assess post-intervention effects of th...

    Authors: Kylie D. Hesketh, Jo Salmon, Sarah A. McNaughton, David Crawford, Gavin Abbott, Adrian J. Cameron, Sandrine Lioret, Lisa Gold, Katherine L. Downing and Karen J. Campbell

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:95

    Content type: Research

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  26. A data mining approach was applied to establish a multilevel hierarchy predicting physical activity (PA) behavior, and to methodologically identify the correlates of PA behavior.

    Authors: Vahid Farrahi, Maisa Niemelä, Mikko Kärmeniemi, Soile Puhakka, Maarit Kangas, Raija Korpelainen and Timo Jämsä

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:94

    Content type: Methodology

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  27. The ‘physical activity paradox’ advocates that leisure physical activity (PA) promotes health while high occupational PA impairs health. However, this paradox can be explained by methodological limitations of ...

    Authors: Nidhi Gupta, Sofie Dencker-Larsen, Charlotte Lund Rasmussen, Duncan McGregor, Charlotte Diana Nørregaard Rasmussen, Sannie Vester Thorsen, Marie Birk Jørgensen, Sebastien Chastin and Andreas Holtermann

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:93

    Content type: Research

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  28. Research has suggested the positive impact of physical activity on health and wellbeing in older age, yet few studies have investigated the associations between physical activity and heterogeneous trajectories...

    Authors: Darío Moreno-Agostino, Christina Daskalopoulou, Yu-Tzu Wu, Artemis Koukounari, Josep Maria Haro, Stefanos Tyrovolas, Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos, Martin Prince and A. Matthew Prina

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:92

    Content type: Research

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  29. Little is known about the associations between perceived neighborhood social environment (PNSE) and depressive symptoms among African Americans. Furthermore, the role of physical activity (PA) as a mediator of...

    Authors: Kosuke Tamura, Steven D. Langerman, Stephanie L. Orstad, Sam J. Neally, Marcus R. Andrews, Joniqua N. Ceasar, Mario Sims, Jae E. Lee and Tiffany M. Powell-Wiley

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:91

    Content type: Research

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  30. The Pacific Island nation of Tonga (a middle-income country) introduced a sweetened beverage tax of T$0.50/L in 2013, with this increasing further in 2016 (to T$1.00/L), and in 2017 (T$1.50/L; US$0.02/oz). Giv...

    Authors: Andrea Teng, Viliami Puloka, Murat Genç, Ofeina Filimoehala, Catherine Latu, Mohulamu Lolomana’ia, Sutayut Osornprasop, Louise Signal and Nick Wilson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:90

    Content type: Research

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  31. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Anne-Maree Parrish, Mark S. Tremblay, Stephanie Carson, Sanne L. C. Veldman, Dylan Cliff, Stewart Vella, Kar Hau Chong, Maria Nacher, Borja del Pozo Cruz, Yvonne Ellis, Salome Aubert, Billie Spaven, Mohd Jamil Sameeha, Zhiguang Zhang and Anthony D. Okely

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:89

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:16

  32. Sedentary behavior (SB) is linked to negative health outcomes in older adults. Most studies use summary values, e.g., total sedentary minutes/day. Diurnal timing of SB accumulation may further elucidate SB-hea...

    Authors: Chase Reuter, John Bellettiere, Sandy Liles, Chongzhi Di, Dorothy D. Sears, Michael J. LaMonte, Marcia L. Stefanick, Andrea Z. LaCroix and Loki Natarajan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:88

    Content type: Research

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  33. The impact of declining physical activity and increased sedentary behaviour in children and adolescents globally prompted the development of national and international physical activity guidelines. This resear...

    Authors: Anne-Maree Parrish, Mark S. Tremblay, Stephanie Carson, Sanne L. C. Veldman, Dylan Cliff, Stewart Vella, Kar Hau Chong, Maria Nacher, Borja del Pozo Cruz, Yvonne Ellis, Salome Aubert, Billie Spaven, Mohd Jamil Sameeha, Zhiguang Zhang and Anthony D. Okely

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:16

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:89

  34. Partnering and parenting are important life-stage transitions often accompanied by changes in social networks, roles and responsibilities. There have been no longitudinal studies examining associations of part...

    Authors: Jing Tian, Kylie J. Smith, Verity Cleland, Seana Gall, Terence Dwyer and Alison J. Venn

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:87

    Content type: Research

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  35. Hospitals in the UK offer snacks for sale to patients, staff and visitors. Despite the NHS’s health promoting role, and tightening of regulations around which foods can be sold in hospitals, many snacks purcha...

    Authors: Julia L. Allan and Daniel J. Powell

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:86

    Content type: Research

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  36. Healthy childhood development is fostered through sufficient physical activity (PA; including time outdoors), limiting sedentary behaviours (SB), and adequate sleep; collectively known as movement behaviours. ...

    Authors: Sarah A. Moore, Guy Faulkner, Ryan E. Rhodes, Mariana Brussoni, Tala Chulak-Bozzer, Leah J. Ferguson, Raktim Mitra, Norm O’Reilly, John C. Spence, Leigh M. Vanderloo and Mark S. Tremblay

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:85

    Content type: Research

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  37. It is unclear whether walking can decrease cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk or if high intensity physical activity (HIPA) is needed, and whether the association is modified by age. We investigated how sedenta...

    Authors: Melker Staffan Johansson, Karen Søgaard, Eva Prescott, Jacob Louis Marott, Peter Schnohr, Andreas Holtermann and Mette Korshøj

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:84

    Content type: Research

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  38. Diverse environmental factors are associated with physical activity (PA) and healthy eating (HE) among youth. However, no study has created a comprehensive obesogenic environment index for children that can be...

    Authors: Andrew T. Kaczynski, Jan M. Eberth, Ellen W. Stowe, Marilyn E. Wende, Angela D. Liese, Alexander C. McLain, Charity B. Breneman and Michele J. Josey

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:83

    Content type: Research

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  39. Poor cooking skills have been linked to unhealthy diets. However, limited research has examined associations of cooking skills with older adults’ health outcomes. We examined whether cooking skills were associ...

    Authors: Yukako Tani, Takeo Fujiwara and Katsunori Kondo

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:82

    Content type: Research

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  40. The Australian federal government will soon release voluntary sodium reduction targets for 30 packaged food categories through the Healthy Food Partnership. Previous assessments of voluntary targets show varia...

    Authors: Daisy H. Coyle, Maria Shahid, Elizabeth K. Dunford, Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Sarah Mckee, Myla Santos, Barry M. Popkin, Kathy Trieu, Matti Marklund, Fraser Taylor, Bruce Neal and Jason H. Y. Wu

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:81

    Content type: Research

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  41. The perception that healthy foods are more expensive than unhealthy foods has been reported widely to be a key barrier to healthy eating. However, assessment of the relative cost of healthy and unhealthy foods...

    Authors: Amanda J. Lee, Sarah Kane, Lisa-Maree Herron, Misa Matsuyama and Meron Lewis

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:80

    Content type: Research

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  42. International and national committees have started to evaluate the evidence for the effects of physical activity on neurocognitive health in childhood and adolescence to inform policy. Despite an increasing bo...

    Authors: Thomas M. Wassenaar, Wilby Williamson, Heidi Johansen-Berg, Helen Dawes, Nia Roberts, Charlie Foster and Claire E. Sexton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:79

    Content type: Review

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  43. Daily step counts is an intuitive metric that has demonstrated success in motivating physical activity in adults and may hold potential for future public health physical activity recommendations. This review s...

    Authors: Katherine S. Hall, Eric T. Hyde, David R. Bassett, Susan A. Carlson, Mercedes R. Carnethon, Ulf Ekelund, Kelly R. Evenson, Deborah A. Galuska, William E. Kraus, I-Min Lee, Charles E. Matthews, John D. Omura, Amanda E. Paluch, William I. Thomas and Janet E. Fulton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:78

    Content type: Research

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  44. School meal programs have a large reach and thus are ideal environments in which to implement interventions targeting improved youth eating behaviors and reduced food waste. This systematic review summarizes t...

    Authors: Jessica Jarick Metcalfe, Brenna Ellison, Nader Hamdi, Rachel Richardson and Melissa Pflugh Prescott

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:77

    Content type: Review

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  45. Children and youth who meet the physical activity, sedentary, and sleep behaviour recommendations in the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines are more likely to have desirable physical and psychosocial health ...

    Authors: Ryan E. Rhodes, Michelle D. Guerrero, Leigh M. Vanderloo, Kheana Barbeau, Catherine S. Birken, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Guy Faulkner, Ian Janssen, Sheri Madigan, Louise C. Mâsse, Tara-Leigh McHugh, Megan Perdew, Kelly Stone, Jacob Shelley, Nora Spinks, Katherine A. Tamminen…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:74

    Content type: Review

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  46. People’s eating behavior is assumed to be influenced by what other people do (perceived descriptive norms) and what others approve of (perceived injunctive norms). It has been suggested that adolescents are more ...

    Authors: K. E. Bevelander, W. J. Burk, C. R. Smit, T. J. van Woudenberg, L. Buijs and M. Buijzen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:76

    Content type: Research

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  47. Subjective measures of sedentary behaviour (SB) (i.e. questionnaires and diaries/logs) are widely implemented, and can be useful for capturing type and context of SBs. However, little is known about comparativ...

    Authors: Esmée A. Bakker, Yvonne A. W. Hartman, Maria T. E. Hopman, Nicola D. Hopkins, Lee E. F. Graves, David W. Dunstan, Genevieve N. Healy, Thijs M. H. Eijsvogels and Dick H. J. Thijssen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:75

    Content type: Review

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  48. Many studies have examined neighbourhood environmental correlates of older adults’ physical activity (PA) but only a few focused on sedentary time (ST). Only a small proportion of these studies used objective ...

    Authors: Ester Cerin, Delfien Van Dyck, Casper J. P. Zhang, Jelle Van Cauwenberg, Poh-chin Lai and Anthony Barnett

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:73

    Content type: Research

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  49. For optimal health benefits, the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth (aged 5–17 years) recommend an achievement of high levels of physical activity (≥60 min of moderate-to-vigorous phys...

    Authors: Hugues Sampasa-Kanyinga, Ian Colman, Gary S. Goldfield, Ian Janssen, JianLi Wang, Irina Podinic, Mark S. Tremblay, Travis J. Saunders, Margaret Sampson and Jean-Philippe Chaput

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:72

    Content type: Review

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  50. Young adulthood represents an influential transitional period marked by poor dietary habits and excess weight gain. Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) are a major source of excess caloric intake among young adult...

    Authors: Sarah A. McNaughton, Felicity J. Pendergast, Anthony Worsley and Rebecca M. Leech

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:71

    Content type: Research

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