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  1. Longitudinal changes in child and adolescent active school transport (AST), and the mediating role of different intensities of daily physical activity (PA) levels in relation to AST and physical fitness and ad...

    Authors: Daniel Camiletti-Moirón, Anna Timperio, Jenny Veitch, Jorge Del Rosario Fernández-Santos, Gavin Abbott, Álvaro Delgado-Alfonso, Veronica Cabanas-Sanchez, Oscar L. Veiga, Jo Salmon and José Castro-Piñero

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:37

    Content type: Research

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  2. Several countries have released movement guidelines for children under 5 that incorporate guidelines for sleep, physical activity and sedentary behavior. This study examines prospective associations of prescho...

    Authors: Trina Hinkley, Anna Timperio, Amanda Watson, Rachel L. Duckham, Anthony D. Okely, Dylan Cliff, Alison Carver and Kylie D. Hesketh

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:36

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  3. There has been an increase in children growing up in non-traditional families, such as single-parent and blended families. Children from such families have a higher prevalence of obesity and poorer health outc...

    Authors: Katharina Stahlmann, Antje Hebestreit, Stefaan DeHenauw, Monica Hunsberger, Jaakko Kaprio, Lauren Lissner, Dénes Molnár, Alelí M. Ayala-Marín, Lucia A. Reisch, Paola Russo, Michael Tornaritis, Toomas Veidebaum, Hermann Pohlabeln and Leonie H. Bogl

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:32

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  4. Sedentary behaviour (SB) is a risk factor for chronic disease and premature mortality. While many individual studies have examined the reliability and validity of various self-report measures for assessing SB,...

    Authors: Stephanie A. Prince, Luca Cardilli, Jennifer L. Reed, Travis J. Saunders, Chris Kite, Kevin Douillette, Karine Fournier and John P. Buckley

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:31

    Content type: Review

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  5. Increasing physical activity reduces the risk of chronic illness including Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer. Lifestyle interventions can increase physical activity but few su...

    Authors: Spyros Kolovos, Aureliano P. Finch, Hidde P. van der Ploeg, Femke van Nassau, Hana M. Broulikova, Agni Baka, Shaun Treweek, Cindy M. Gray, Judith G. M. Jelsma, Christopher Bunn, Glyn C. Roberts, Marlene N. Silva, Jason M. R. Gill, Øystein Røynesdal, Willem van Mechelen, Eivind Andersen…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:30

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  6. Physical activity, sedentary time and sleep have been shown to be associated with cardio-metabolic health. However, these associations are typically studied in isolation or without accounting for the effect of...

    Authors: Nils Swindell, Paul Rees, Mikael Fogelholm, Mathijs Drummen, Ian MacDonald, J. Alfredo Martinez, Santiago Navas-Carretero, Teodora Handjieva-Darlenska, Nadka Boyadjieva, Georgi Bogdanov, Sally D. Poppitt, Nicholas Gant, Marta P. Silvestre, Jennie Brand-Miller, Wolfgang Schlicht, Roslyn Muirhead…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:29

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  7. Physical Activity and Sport (PAS) interventions can reduce the social and economic burden of non-communicable diseases and improve the wellbeing of the population. Social return on investment (SROI) has the ca...

    Authors: Véronique Gosselin, Dorothée Boccanfuso and Suzanne Laberge

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:26

    Content type: Review

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  8. Free-living adherence to high-intensity interval training (HIIT) has not been adequately tested. This randomized trial examined changes in cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and accelerometer-measured purposeful ...

    Authors: M. E. Jung, S. R. Locke, J. E. Bourne, M. R. Beauchamp, T. Lee, J. Singer, M. MacPherson, J. Barry, C. Jones and J. P. Little

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:25

    Content type: Research

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  9. Top tier commercial physical activity apps rarely undergo peer-reviewed evaluation. Even fewer are assessed beyond six months, the theoretical threshold for behaviour maintenance. The purpose of this study was...

    Authors: Marc Mitchell, Erica Lau, Lauren White and Guy Faulkner

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:24

    Content type: Research

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  10. Understanding the longer-term exercise behavior of patients with breast cancer after chemotherapy is important to promote sustained exercise. The purpose of the current study was to report the longer-term patt...

    Authors: Ki-Yong An, Dong-Woo Kang, Andria R. Morielli, Christine M. Friedenreich, Robert D. Reid, Donald C. McKenzie, Karen Gelmon, John R. Mackey and Kerry S. Courneya

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:23

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  11. Food labelling is a common intervention to improve diets, where the back-of-pack Nutrition Information Panel (or Nutrition Facts table (NFt)) provides comprehensive nutrition information on food packages. Howe...

    Authors: Mavra Ahmed, Angela Oh, Lana Vanderlee, Beatriz Franco-Arellano, Alyssa Schermel, Wendy Lou and Mary R. L’Abbé

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:22

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  12. Smaller portions may help to reduce energy intake. However, there may be a limit to the magnitude of the portion size reduction that can be made before consumers respond by increasing intake of other food imme...

    Authors: Ashleigh Haynes, Charlotte A. Hardman, Jason C. G. Halford, Susan A. Jebb, Bethan R. Mead and Eric Robinson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:21

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  13. Despite the growing interest in the relation between adiposity in children and different lifestyle clusters, few studies used a longitudinal design to examine a large range of behaviors in various contexts, in...

    Authors: Cécilia Saldanha-Gomes, Matthieu Marbac, Mohammed Sedki, Maxime Cornet, Sabine Plancoulaine, Marie-Aline Charles, Sandrine Lioret and Patricia Dargent-Molina

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:20

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  14. Preliminary evaluations of behavioral interventions, referred to as pilot studies, predate the conduct of many large-scale efficacy/effectiveness trial. The ability of a pilot study to inform an efficacy/effec...

    Authors: Michael W. Beets, R. Glenn Weaver, John P. A. Ioannidis, Marco Geraci, Keith Brazendale, Lindsay Decker, Anthony D. Okely, David Lubans, Esther van Sluijs, Russell Jago, Gabrielle Turner-McGrievy, James Thrasher, Xiaming Li and Andrew J. Milat

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:19

    Content type: Review

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  15. The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) changed the food packages provided to its participants in 2009, to better align them with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. ...

    Authors: M. Pia Chaparro, Christopher E. Anderson, Catherine M. Crespi, May C. Wang and Shannon E. Whaley

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:18

    Content type: Research

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  16. Globally children’s diet quality is poor. Parents are primary gatekeepers to children’s food intake; however, reaching and engaging parents in nutrition promotion can be challenging. With growth in internet an...

    Authors: Dorota Zarnowiecki, Chelsea E. Mauch, Georgia Middleton, Louisa Matwiejczyk, Wendy L. Watson, Jane Dibbs, Anita Dessaix and Rebecca K. Golley

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

    Content type: Review

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  17. 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, Zhuiguang Zhang and Anthony D. Okely

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

    Content type: Review

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  18. Interventions to encourage active modes of travel (walking, cycling) may improve physical activity levels, but longitudinal evidence is limited and major change in the built environment / travel infrastructure...

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

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:15

    Content type: Research

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  19. Early experiences in physical activity (PA) are important to shape healthy movement behaviours long-term; as such, it is critical that PA is promoted from infancy, and that detrimental behaviours (e.g., prolon...

    Authors: Brianne A. Bruijns, Stephanie Truelove, Andrew M. Johnson, Jason Gilliland and Patricia Tucker

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:14

    Content type: Review

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  20. UK and global policies recommend whole-school approaches to improve childrens’ inadequate physical activity (PA) levels. Yet, recent meta-analyses establish current interventions as ineffective due to suboptim...

    Authors: Andy Daly-Smith, Thomas Quarmby, Victoria S. J. Archbold, Nicola Corrigan, Dan Wilson, Geir K. Resaland, John B. Bartholomew, Amika Singh, Hege E. Tjomsland, Lauren B. Sherar, Anna Chalkley, Ash C. Routen, Darren Shickle, Daniel D. Bingham, Sally E. Barber, Esther van Sluijs…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:13

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  21. Existing physical activity guidelines predominantly focus on healthy age-stratified target groups. The objective of this study was to develop evidence-based recommendations for physical activity (PA) and PA pr...

    Authors: Wolfgang Geidl, Karim Abu-Omar, Mayra Weege, Sven Messing and Klaus Pfeifer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:12

    Content type: Research

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  22. One in two older adults report sleep problems, which not only cause fatigue, but also negatively affect general functioning, activities of daily living, and physical and mental health. Although it is known tha...

    Authors: J. Vanderlinden, F. Boen and J. G. Z. van Uffelen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:11

    Content type: Review

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  23. Food consumed outside of the home is often high in energy and population level interventions that reduce energy intake of people from both lower and higher socioeconomic position (SEP) are needed. There is a l...

    Authors: Lucile Marty, Andrew Jones and Eric Robinson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:10

    Content type: Research

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  24. Physical activity (PA) can promote mental health, but the mechanisms underpinning this association are not well-established. This study examined if perceptions of three basic psychological needs (autonomy, com...

    Authors: Isabelle Doré, Benjamin Sylvester, Catherine Sabiston, Marie-Pierre Sylvestre, Jennifer O’Loughlin, Jennifer Brunet and Mathieu Bélanger

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:9

    Content type: Research

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  25. Unhealthy food environments contribute to the rising rates of obesity and diet-related diseases. To improve the Canadian nutritional landscape, Health Canada launched the Healthy Eating Strategy in October 2016 w...

    Authors: D. Vandenbrink, E. Pauzé and M. Potvin Kent

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:3

    Content type: Research

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  26. Car driving is a form of passive transportation associated with higher sedentary behaviour, which is associated with morbidity. The decision to drive a car is likely to be influenced by the ‘drivability’ of th...

    Authors: Nicolette R. den Braver, Julia G. Kok, Joreintje D. Mackenbach, Harry Rutter, Jean-Michel Oppert, Sofie Compernolle, Jos W. R. Twisk, Johannes Brug, Joline W. J. Beulens and Jeroen Lakerveld

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:8

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  27. Ineffective research-practice translation is a major challenge to population health improvement. This paper presents an international perspective on the barriers and facilitators associated with the uptake of ...

    Authors: Harriet Koorts, Patti-Jean Naylor, Rachel Laws, Penelope Love, Jaimie-Lee Maple and Femke van Nassau

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:7

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  28. Participation in adequate levels of physical activity during the early years is important for health and development. We report the 6-month effects of an 18-month multicomponent intervention on physical activi...

    Authors: Anthony D. Okely, Rebecca M. Stanley, Rachel A. Jones, Dylan P. Cliff, Stewart G. Trost, Donna Berthelsen, Jo Salmon, Marijka Batterham, Simon Eckermann, John J. Reilly, Ngiare Brown, Karen J. Mickle, Steven J. Howard, Trina Hinkley, Xanne Janssen, Paul Chandler…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:6

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  29. Physical activity (PA) tends to decline during late childhood and adolescence. In Australia, this decline has been shown to occur particularly in non-organized PA (e.g. active play and informal sport). Using a...

    Authors: Byron J. Kemp, Anne-Maree Parrish and Dylan P. Cliff

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:5

    Content type: Research

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  30. Changing academic landscapes, including the increasing focus on performance rankings and metrics, are impacting universities globally, contributing to high-pressure environments and anxious academic staff. How...

    Authors: Kylie Ball and David Crawford

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:4

    Content type: Commentary

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  31. Fussy/picky eating behaviours are common across childhood. Recent reviews of the fussy eating literature focus on quantitative research and do not adequately account for families’ subjective experiences, perce...

    Authors: Hazel Wolstenholme, Colette Kelly, Marita Hennessy and Caroline Heary

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:2

    Content type: Review

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  32. The direction of the longitudinal relationship between physical activity (PA) and fundamental motor skills (FMS) remains unclear. We evaluated the bi-directional, prospective relationships between intensity-sp...

    Authors: Ada Kristine Ofrim Nilsen, Sigmund Alfred Anderssen, Kjersti Johannessen, Katrine Nyvoll Aadland, Einar Ylvisaaker, Jan Morten Loftesnes and Eivind Aadland

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:1

    Content type: Research

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  33. Despite global concerns regarding physical inactivity, limited cross-national evidence exists to compare adolescents’ physical activity participation. We analysed data from 52 high- and low-middle income count...

    Authors: David Bann, Shaun Scholes, Meg Fluharty and Nikki Shure

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:141

    Content type: Research

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  34. Previous reviews of rural physical activity interventions were focused on intervention effectiveness and had reported overall mixed findings. The purpose of this systematic review was to apply the Reach, Efficacy...

    Authors: Nishat Bhuiyan, Pritika Singh, Samantha M. Harden and Scherezade K. Mama

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:140

    Content type: Review

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  35. Consumption of certain foods is associated with long-term weight gains and abdominal fat accumulation in healthy, middle-aged and young, non-obese participants. Whether the same foods might be associated with ...

    Authors: Jadwiga Konieczna, Dora Romaguera, Veronica Pereira, Miguel Fiol, Cristina Razquin, Ramón Estruch, Eva M. Asensio, Nancy Babio, Montserrat Fitó, Enrique Gómez-Gracia, Emilio Ros, José Lapetra, Fernando Arós, Lluís Serra-Majem, Xavier Pintó, Estefanía Toledo…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:139

    Content type: Research

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  36. Mental illness is a worldwide public health concern. In the UK, there is a high prevalence of mental illness and poor mental wellbeing among young people. The aim of this study was to investigate whether physi...

    Authors: Sarah Louise Bell, Suzanne Audrey, David Gunnell, Ashley Cooper and Rona Campbell

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:138

    Content type: Research

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  37. This study explored the association between inactive time and measures of adiposity, clinical parameters, obesity, type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome components. It further examined the impact of reallocat...

    Authors: Aina M. Galmes-Panades, Veronica Varela-Mato, Jadwiga Konieczna, Julia Wärnberg, Miguel Ángel Martínez-González, Jordi Salas-Salvadó, Dolores Corella, Helmut Schröder, Jesús Vioque, Ángel M. Alonso-Gómez, J. Alfredo Martínez, Luís Serra-Majem, Ramon Estruch, Francisco J. Tinahones, José Lapetra, Xavier Pintó…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:137

    Content type: Research

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  38. Following publication of the original article [1], the author reported that an abbreviation was incorrect in the original article;

    Authors: Tsung-Jen Hsieh, Shin-Chang Su, Chun-Wei Chen, Yaw-Wen Kang, Ming-Hsia Hu, Li-Lin Hsu, Szu-Yun Wu, Likwang Chen, Hsing-Yi Chang, Shao-Yuan Chuang, Wen-Harn Pan and Chih-Cheng Hsu

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:136

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:119

  39. Innovative approaches are required to move beyond individual approaches to behaviour change and develop more appropriate insights for the complex challenge of increasing population levels of activity. Recent r...

    Authors: Emily Haynes, Judith Green, Ruth Garside, Michael P. Kelly and Cornelia Guell

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:135

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  40. Adults in urban areas spend almost 77% of their waking time being inactive at workplaces, which leaves little time for physical activity. The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to synthesize e...

    Authors: Rubina Mulchandani, Ambalam M. Chandrasekaran, Roopa Shivashankar, Dimple Kondal, Anurag Agrawal, Jeemon Panniyammakal, Nikhil Tandon, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Meenakshi Sharma and Shifalika Goenka

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:134

    Content type: Review

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  41. Improving the physical and social conditions of residential neighbourhoods may increase walking, especially among older people. Evidence on the effects of physical and social environmental interventions, and p...

    Authors: R. G. Prins, C. B. M. Kamphuis and F. J. Van Lenthe

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:133

    Content type: Research

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  42. Increasing emphasis has been placed on improving physical activity levels through multilevel interventions. This study aims to examine moderating effects of neighborhood safety (crime and traffic) and social s...

    Authors: Venurs H. Y. Loh, Jenny Veitch, Jo Salmon, Ester Cerin, Lukar Thornton, Suzanne Mavoa, Karen Villanueva and Anna Timperio

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:132

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  43. The aim of this study is to describe objectively measured physical activity (PA) and its correlates in one-year-old children.

    Authors: Luiza Isnardi Cardoso Ricardo, Inácio Crochemore M. da Silva, Otávio Amaral de Andrade Leão, Marlos Rodrigues Domingues and Fernando C. Wehrmeister

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:131

    Content type: Research

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  44. Youth-led Participatory Action Research (YPAR) involves children throughout the process of developing and implementing interventions. Combining YPAR with a structural approach for designing and planning interv...

    Authors: Manou Anselma, Teatske M. Altenburg, Helga Emke, Femke van Nassau, Merlin Jurg, Robert A. C. Ruiter, Janine M. Jurkowski and Mai J. M. Chinapaw

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:130

    Content type: Methodology

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  45. Fundamental motor skills (FMS) are important for physical activity and healthy weight status in children, yet it is unclear which early childhood factors facilitate subsequent motor skill. The aim of this pros...

    Authors: Lisa M. Barnett, Jill A. Hnatiuk, Jo Salmon and Kylie D. Hesketh

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:129

    Content type: Research

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  46. Physical activity (PA) is one of the major protective behaviours to prevent non-communicable diseases. Positive effects of the built environment on PA are well investigated, although evidence of this associati...

    Authors: Christoph Buck, Gabriele Eiben, Fabio Lauria, Kenn Konstabel, Angie Page, Wolfgang Ahrens and Iris Pigeot

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:128

    Content type: Research

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  47. Greater neighbourhood takeaway food outlet access has been associated with increased takeaway food consumption and higher body weight. National planning guidelines in England suggest that urban planning could ...

    Authors: Matthew Keeble, Jean Adams, Martin White, Carolyn Summerbell, Steven Cummins and Thomas Burgoine

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:127

    Content type: Research

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  48. Physical activity (PA) plays a role in the prevention of a range of diseases including obesity and cardiometabolic disorders. Large population-based descriptive studies of PA, incorporating precise measurement...

    Authors: Tim Lindsay, Kate Westgate, Katrien Wijndaele, Stefanie Hollidge, Nicola Kerrison, Nita Forouhi, Simon Griffin, Nick Wareham and Søren Brage

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:126

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  49. Associations of objectively assessed physical activity in different intensities and risk of developing chronic disease that requires hospital care have not yet been examined in long term population-based studi...

    Authors: Ing-Mari Dohrn, Anna-Karin Welmer and Maria Hagströmer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:125

    Content type: Research

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  50. Investigating the association of the neighborhood social environment on physical activity is complex. A systematic scoping review was performed to (1) provide an inventory of studies assessing the influence of...

    Authors: Maura M. Kepper, Candice A. Myers, Kara D. Denstel, Ruth F. Hunter, Win Guan and Stephanie T. Broyles

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:124

    Content type: Review

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