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  1. Content type: Review

    Physical activity can improve health and wellbeing after cancer and may reduce cancer recurrence and mortality. To achieve such long-term benefits cancer survivors must be habitually active. This review evalua...

    Authors: Chloe Grimmett, Teresa Corbett, Jennifer Brunet, Jonathan Shepherd, Bernardine M. Pinto, Carl R. May and Claire Foster

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:37

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  2. Content type: Research

    Rates of sedentary behavior (SB), fast food and carbonated soft drink consumption are increasing worldwide, with steeper increases being observed in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in recent years. Gi...

    Authors: Garcia Ashdown-Franks, Davy Vancampfort, Joseph Firth, Lee Smith, Catherine M. Sabiston, Brendon Stubbs and Ai Koyanagi

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:35

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  3. Content type: Research

    The World Health Organization’s ‘Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health’ state that adults should engage in regular moderate-to-vigorous intensity aerobic physical activity (MVPA; e.g. walking,...

    Authors: Jason A. Bennie, Katrien De Cocker, Megan J. Teychenne, Wendy J. Brown and Stuart J. H. Biddle

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:34

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  4. Content type: Review

    Yoga has been recommended as a muscle strengthening and balance activity in national and global physical activity guidelines. However, the evidence base establishing the effectiveness of yoga in improving phys...

    Authors: Divya Sivaramakrishnan, Claire Fitzsimons, Paul Kelly, Kim Ludwig, Nanette Mutrie, David H. Saunders and Graham Baker

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:33

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  5. Content type: Research

    Active school travel (AST) is influenced by multiple factors including built and social environments, households and individual variables. A holistic theory such as Mitra’s Behavioural Model of School Transpor...

    Authors: Erika Ikeda, Erica Hinckson, Karen Witten and Melody Smith

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:32

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  6. Content type: Review

    Progress in mobile health (mHealth) technology has enabled the design of just-in-time adaptive interventions (JITAIs). We define JITAIs as having three features: behavioural support that directly corresponds t...

    Authors: Wendy Hardeman, Julie Houghton, Kathleen Lane, Andy Jones and Felix Naughton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:31

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  7. Content type: Review

    With approximately 8 hours of one’s waking day spent at work, occupational tasks and environments are important influencers on an individual’s physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviours. Little research ...

    Authors: Stephanie A. Prince, Cara G. Elliott, Kyle Scott, Sarah Visintini and Jennifer L. Reed

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:30

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  8. Content type: Research

    Few studies have assessed objectively measured physical activity (PA), active transportation, psychological distress and neighborhood perceptions among residents of a neighborhood before and after substantial ...

    Authors: Tamara Dubowitz, Madhumita Ghosh Dastidar, Andrea S. Richardson, Natalie Colabianchi, Robin Beckman, Gerald P. Hunter, Jennifer C. Sloan, Alvin K. Nugroho and Rebecca L. Collins

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:29

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  9. Content type: Research

    Emotional eating (i.e. eating in response to negative emotions) has been suggested to be one mechanism linking depression and subsequent development of obesity. However, studies have rarely examined this media...

    Authors: Hanna Konttinen, Tatjana van Strien, Satu Männistö, Pekka Jousilahti and Ari Haukkala

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:28

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  10. Content type: Research

    Little is known about the influence of parental attributes and parental screen time behaviours on pre-schooler’s screen time and weight status in low-to-middle income countries. The purpose of this study was t...

    Authors: Widjane Sheila Ferreira Goncalves, Rebecca Byrne, Marcelo Tavares Viana and Stewart G. Trost

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:27

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  11. Content type: Research

    Physical inactivity is the fourth highest cause of death globally and is a major contributor to increases in healthcare expenditure. Improving public open spaces such as parks in areas of low socio-economic po...

    Authors: Anita Lal, Marj Moodie, Gavin Abbott, Alison Carver, Jo Salmon, Billie Giles-Corti, Anna Timperio and Jenny Veitch

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:26

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  12. Content type: Debate

    Children gain weight at an accelerated rate during summer, contributing to increases in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in elementary-school children (i.e., approximately 5 to 11 years old in the US)....

    Authors: Jennette P. Moreno, Stephanie J. Crowley, Candice A. Alfano, Kevin M. Hannay, Debbe Thompson and Tom Baranowski

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:25

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  13. Content type: Correction

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    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 2019 16:24

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:126

  14. Content type: Research

    Physical activity decreases through childhood, adolescence and into adulthood: parents of young children are particularly inactive, potentially negatively impacting their children’s activity levels. This study...

    Authors: Kathryn R. Hesketh, Soren Brage, Cyrus Cooper, Keith M. Godfrey, Nicholas C. Harvey, Hazel M. Inskip, Sian M. Robinson and Esther M. F. Van Sluijs

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:23

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  15. Content type: Research

    A consensus is emerging in the literature that urban form can impact health by either facilitating or deterring physical activity (PA). However, there is a lack of evidence measuring population health and the ...

    Authors: Belén Zapata-Diomedi, Claire Boulangé, Billie Giles-Corti, Kath Phelan, Simon Washington, J. Lennert Veerman and Lucy Dubrelle Gunn

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:11

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  16. Content type: Research

    The rationale for promoting increased consumption of fruit and vegetables (FV) at an early age is based on results from previous tracking-studies, indicating that dietary habits learned in childhood sustain in...

    Authors: Ingrid Marie Hovdenak, Tonje Holte Stea, Jos Twisk, Saskia Jacqueline te Velde, Knut-Inge Klepp and Elling Bere

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:22

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  17. Content type: Research

    In line with calls for action from international health organizations, Chile implemented in June 2016 a set of regulations to tackle the obesity epidemic. The new regulation includes the mandatory use of front...

    Authors: Teresa Correa, Camila Fierro, Marcela Reyes, Francesca R. Dillman Carpentier, Lindsey Smith Taillie and Camila Corvalan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:21

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  18. Content type: Research

    Research has consistently indicated that most children do not consume sufficient fruit and vegetables to provide them with a healthy, balanced diet. This study set out to trial a simple, low-cost behavioural n...

    Authors: Mariel Marcano-Olivier, Ruth Pearson, Allycea Ruparell, Pauline J. Horne, Simon Viktor and Mihela Erjavec

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:20

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  19. Content type: Research

    Evidence on the relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption (FV) and mental health in adolescence is sparse and inconsistent. Social determinants of FV include ethnicity, family environments and econo...

    Authors: Peiyuan Huang, Majella O’Keeffe, Christelle Elia, Alexis Karamanos, Louise M. Goff, Maria Maynard, J. Kennedy Cruickshank and Seeromanie Harding

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:19

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  20. Content type: Research

    Health-related claims (HRCs) are statements found on food packets that convey the nutritional quality of a food (nutrition claims) and/or its impact on a health outcome (health claims).

    Authors: Asha Kaur, Peter Scarborough and Mike Rayner

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:18

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  21. Content type: Research

    The aim of many physical activity interventions is to develop life-long habits of regular exercise and sports activities in leisure time. Previous studies that assessed tracking (i.e. the stability of a trait ...

    Authors: Matthijs D. van der Zee, Denise van der Mee, Meike Bartels and Eco J. C. de Geus

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:17

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  22. Content type: Research

    Family-based obesity treatment interventions can successfully reduce energy intake in preschoolers. An implicit goal of obesity treatment interventions is to improve diet quality, but diet quality has been les...

    Authors: Shannon M. Robson, Melissa L. Ziegler, Mary Beth McCullough, Cathleen Odar Stough, Cynthia Zion, Stacey L. Simon, Richard F. Ittenbach and Lori J. Stark

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

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  23. Content type: Research

    Nutrition interventions typically rely on self-reported intake that may be susceptible to differential reporting bias due to exposure to the intervention. Such differences may result from increased social desi...

    Authors: Namrata Sanjeevi, Leah Lipsky, Aiyi Liu and Tonja Nansel

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:15

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  24. Content type: Research

    Young adults (YA) are at high-risk for unhealthy dietary behaviors and weight gain. The Study of Novel Approaches to Weight Gain Prevention (SNAP) Trial demonstrated that two self-regulation approaches were ef...

    Authors: Jessica Gokee LaRose, Rebecca H. Neiberg, E. Whitney Evans, Deborah F. Tate, Mark A. Espeland, Amy A. Gorin, Letitia Perdue, Karen Hatley, Cora E. Lewis, Erica Robichaud and Rena R. Wing

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:14

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  25. Content type: Research

    The World Health Organization has advocated for sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) taxes as part of a broader non-communicable disease prevention strategy, and these taxes have been recently introduced in a wide r...

    Authors: Miriam Alvarado, Nigel Unwin, Stephen J. Sharp, Ian Hambleton, Madhuvanti M. Murphy, T. Alafia Samuels, Marc Suhrcke and Jean Adams

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:13

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  26. Content type: Research

    To improve population diet environmental strategies have been hailed the panacea because they require little agency or investment of personal resources; this contrasts with conventional strategies that rely on...

    Authors: Christina Vogel, Gavin Abbott, Georgia Ntani, Mary Barker, Cyrus Cooper, Graham Moon, Kylie Ball and Janis Baird

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:12

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  27. Content type: Research

    Few trials have compared estimates of change in physical activity (PA) levels using self-reported and objective PA measures when evaluating trial outcomes. The PACE-UP trial offered the opportunity to assess t...

    Authors: Elizabeth S. Limb, Shaleen Ahmad, Derek G. Cook, Sally M. Kerry, Ulf Ekelund, Peter H. Whincup, Christina R. Victor, Steve Iliffe, Michael Ussher, Julia Fox-Rushby, Cheryl Furness, Judith Ibison, Stephen DeWilde and Tess Harris

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:10

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  28. 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

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  29. 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

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  30. 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

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  31. 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

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  32. 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

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  33. 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

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  34. 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

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  35. 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

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  36. 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

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  37. 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

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  38. 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

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  39. 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

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  40. 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

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    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:24

  41. 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

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  42. 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

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

  43. 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

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  44. 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

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  45. 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

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  46. 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

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  47. 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

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  48. 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

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  49. 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

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