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  1. To explore the relationship between leisure and commuter cycling with objectively measured levels of road traffic and whether any relationship was affected by traffic levels directly outside of home or in loca...

    Authors: Charlie E Foster, Jenna R Panter and Nicholas J Wareham

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:61

    Content type: Short paper

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  2. A number of studies conducted with ethnically diverse, low-income samples have found that parents with indulgent feeding styles had children with a higher weight status. Indulgent parents are those who are res...

    Authors: Sheryl O Hughes, Thomas G Power, Maria A Papaioannou, Matthew B Cross, Theresa A Nicklas, Sharon K Hall and Richard M Shewchuk

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:60

    Content type: Research

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  3. Community-based participatory research (CBPR) has been recognized as an important approach to develop and execute health interventions among marginalized populations, and a key strategy to translate research i...

    Authors: Jamie M Zoellner, Carol C Connell, Michael B Madson, Bo Wang, Vickie Blakely Reed, Elaine Fontenot Molaison and Kathleen Yadrick

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:59

    Content type: Research

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  4. The process evaluation of the Vital@Work intervention was primary aimed at gaining insight into the context, dose delivered, fidelity, reach, dose received, and participants' attitude. Further, the differences...

    Authors: Jorien E Strijk, Karin I Proper, Allard J van der Beek and Willem van Mechelen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:58

    Content type: Research

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  5. When large scale trials are investigating the effects of interventions on appetite, it is paramount to efficiently monitor large amounts of human data. The original hand-held Electronic Appetite Ratings System...

    Authors: Catherine Gibbons, Phillipa Caudwell, Graham Finlayson, Neil King and John Blundell

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:57

    Content type: Methodology

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  6. The purpose of this study is to assess the reliability and validity of the U.S. National Center for Safe Routes to School's in-class student travel tallies and written parent surveys. Over 65,000 tallies and 3...

    Authors: Noreen C McDonald, Amanda E Dwelley, Tabitha S Combs, Kelly R Evenson and Richard H Winters

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:56

    Content type: Research

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  7. Understanding the relationship between urban design and physical activity is a high priority. Different representations of land use diversity may impact the association between neighbourhood design and specifi...

    Authors: Hayley E Christian, Fiona C Bull, Nicholas J Middleton, Matthew W Knuiman, Mark L Divitini, Paula Hooper, Anura Amarasinghe and Billie Giles-Corti

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:55

    Content type: Research

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  8. Few studies have investigated factors that influence physical activity behavior during the transition from adolescence to adulthood. This study explores the associations of sociodemographic, behavioral, socioc...

    Authors: Kim A Jose, Leigh Blizzard, Terry Dwyer, Charlotte McKercher and Alison J Venn

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:54

    Content type: Research

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  9. Effective health advocacy is a priority for efforts to increase population participation in physical activity. Local councils are an important audience for this advocacy. The aim of the current study was to de...

    Authors: Rosalina Richards, Linda Murdoch, Anthony I Reeder and Qa-t-a Amun

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:52

    Content type: Research

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  10. Obesity is a major public health threat and policies aimed at curbing this epidemic are emerging. National calorie labeling legislation is forthcoming and requires rigorous evaluation to examine its impact on ...

    Authors: Maya K Vadiveloo, L Beth Dixon and Brian Elbel

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:51

    Content type: Research

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  11. To examine the effects of a community-based resistance training program (Lift for Life®) on waist circumference and functional measures in adults with or at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

    Authors: Karl E Minges, Glen Cormick, Edna Unglik and David W Dunstan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:50

    Content type: Research

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  12. While we concur with the objectives of the recent International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity paper published by Jago and colleagues titled "Physical activity and sedentary behaviour typo...

    Authors: Travis J Saunders, Stephanie A Prince and Mark S Tremblay

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:48

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  13. The weather may be a driver of seasonal patterns in children's physical activity (PA). A better understanding of the relationships between weather and PA may help increase children's PA. This study aims to exa...

    Authors: Flo Harrison, Andrew P Jones, Graham Bentham, Esther MF van Sluijs, Aedín Cassidy and Simon J Griffin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:47

    Content type: Research

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  14. Dog-owners tend to be more physically active than non-owners; however, dogs have also been shown to inhibit physical activity for non-owners, under some circumstances.

    Authors: Ann M Toohey and Melanie J Rock

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:46

    Content type: Review

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  15. Physical activity instruments can be subjective or objective. There is a need to assess the reliability of these instruments, especially for researches in children. The aim of this study was to determine the v...

    Authors: Renata M Bielemann, Felipe F Reichert, Vera MV Paniz and Denise P Gigante

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:45

    Content type: Research

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  16. Active travel such as walking and cycling has potential to increase physical activity levels in sedentary individuals. Motorised car travel is a sedentary behaviour that contributes to carbon emissions. There ...

    Authors: Paul Kelly, Aiden Doherty, Emma Berry, Steve Hodges, Alan M Batterham and Charlie Foster

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:44

    Content type: Research

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  17. Tailored nutrition interventions have been shown to be more effective than non-tailored materials in changing dietary behaviours, particularly fat intake and fruit and vegetable intake. But further research ex...

    Authors: Janine L Wright, Jillian L Sherriff, Satvinder S Dhaliwal and John CL Mamo

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:43

    Content type: Research

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  18. Chinese individuals who have immigrated to a Western country initially tend to have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) compared to people who are already living there. Some studies have found, howeve...

    Authors: Doenja L Rosenmöller, Danijela Gasevic, Jaap Seidell and Scott A Lear

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:42

    Content type: Research

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  19. The SenseWear™ Armband (SWA) (BodyMedia, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA) is a physical activity and lifestyle monitor that objectively and accurately measures free-living energy balance and sleep and includes software fo...

    Authors: Sara L Shuger, Vaughn W Barry, Xuemei Sui, Amanda McClain, Gregory A Hand, Sara Wilcox, Rebecca A Meriwether, James W Hardin and Steven N Blair

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:41

    Content type: Research

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  20. To plan long-term prevention strategies and develop tailored intervention activities, it is important to understand the socio-demographic characteristics of the subpopulations at high risk of developing chroni...

    Authors: Jun Lv, Qingmin Liu, Yanjun Ren, Ting Gong, Shengfeng Wang and Liming Li

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:40

    Content type: Research

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  21. Emerging frameworks to examine active school transportation (AST) commonly emphasize the built environment (BE) as having an influence on travel mode decisions. Objective measures of BE attributes have been re...

    Authors: Bonny Yee-Man Wong, Guy Faulkner and Ron Buliung

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:39

    Content type: Review

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  22. Previous work has suggested that the number of permanent play facilities in school playgrounds and school-based policies on physical activity can influence physical activity in children. However, few comparabl...

    Authors: Rachael W Taylor, Victoria L Farmer, Sonya L Cameron, Kim Meredith-Jones, Sheila M Williams and Jim I Mann

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:38

    Content type: Research

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  23. Modernisation and urbanisation have led to lifestyle changes and increasing risks for chronic diseases in China. Physical activity and sedentary behaviours among rural populations need to be better understood,...

    Authors: Ding Ding, James F Sallis, Melbourne F Hovell, Jianzhong Du, Miao Zheng, Haiying He and Neville Owen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:37

    Content type: Research

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  24. Retirement is a major life change that is likely to affect lifestyles. The aim of this study was to examine changes in leisure-time physical activity of moderate and vigorous intensity among ageing employees f...

    Authors: Jouni Lahti, Mikko Laaksonen, Eero Lahelma and Ossi Rahkonen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:36

    Content type: Research

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  25. There is increasing recognition that public health strategies to prevent childhood obesity need to start early in life. Any behavioural interventions need to target maternal attitudes and infant feeding practi...

    Authors: Rajalakshmi R Lakshman, Jill R Landsbaugh, Annie Schiff, Wendy Hardeman, Ken K Ong and Simon J Griffin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:35

    Content type: Research

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  26. Most Americans are not active at recommended levels. Adolescence is a developmental period when physical activity (PA) decreases markedly.

    Authors: Dan J Graham, Margaret Schneider and Sally S Dickerson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:34

    Content type: Research

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  27. There is a rapid decline in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) during middle childhood and adolescence. Information on the environmental factors implicated in this decline is limited. This study foc...

    Authors: RH Bradley, S McRitchie, RM Houts, P Nader and M O'Brien

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:33

    Content type: Research

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  28. A significant amount of research has examined whether park or playground availability is associated with physical activity. However, little research has examined whether specific features or amenities of parks...

    Authors: Natalie Colabianchi, Andréa L Maslow and Kamala Swayampakala

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:32

    Content type: Research

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  29. Children who participate in regular physical activity obtain health benefits. Preliminary pedometer-based cut-points representing sufficient levels of physical activity among youth have been established; howev...

    Authors: Gavin R McCormack, Billie Giles-Corti, Anna Timperio, Georgina Wood and Karen Villanueva

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:30

    Content type: Research

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  30. Increased physical activity levels benefit both an individuals' health and productivity at work. The purpose of the current study was to explore the impact and cost-effectiveness of a workplace physical activi...

    Authors: Rosemary RC McEachan, Rebecca J Lawton, Cath Jackson, Mark Conner, David M Meads and Robert M West

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:29

    Content type: Research

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  31. There is a high prevalence of overweight and obesity in persons with severe mental disorders and this has serious implications on the short and long term health outcomes of these patients. The aim of this revi...

    Authors: Nick Verhaeghe, Jan De Maeseneer, Lea Maes, Cornelis Van Heeringen and Lieven Annemans

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:28

    Content type: Review

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  32. Children in poor and minority neighborhoods often lack adequate environmental support for healthy physical development and community interventions designed to improve physical activity resources serve as an im...

    Authors: Peter Anthamatten, Lois Brink, Sarah Lampe, Emily Greenwood, Beverly Kingston and Claudio Nigg

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:27

    Content type: Research

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  33. The family environment offers several opportunities through which to improve adolescents' weight and weight-related behaviors. This study aims to examine the cross-sectional relationships between multiple fact...

    Authors: Katherine W Bauer, Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, Jayne A Fulkerson, Peter J Hannan and Mary Story

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:25

    Content type: Research

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  34. With an increasing research focus on multiple health behaviour change interventions, a methodological issue requiring further investigation is whether or not to employ pre-trial behavioural screening to exclud...

    Authors: Lauren A Waters, Elisabeth A Winkler, Marina M Reeves, Brianna S Fjeldsoe and Elizabeth G Eakin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:24

    Content type: Research

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  35. Television viewing has been associated with poor eating behaviours in adolescents. Changing unhealthy eating behaviours is most likely to be achieved by identifying and targeting factors shown to mediate the a...

    Authors: Natalie Pearson, Kylie Ball and David Crawford

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:23

    Content type: Research

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  36. The aims of this study were to evaluate whether a diversity of healthy foods in a household would decrease the availability of unhealthy foods and to evaluate the association between a healthy dietary diversit...

    Authors: Ilana N Bezerra and Rosely Sichieri

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:22

    Content type: Research

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  37. Women of color report the lowest levels of physical activity and highest rates of overweight and obesity in the US. The purpose of this study was to develop an individualized, ecologically valid, field based m...

    Authors: Charles S Layne, Scherezade K Mama, Jorge A Banda and Rebecca E Lee

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:21

    Content type: Research

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  38. Weight misperception might preclude the adoption of healthful weight-related attitudes and behaviors among overweight and obese individuals, yet limited research exists in this area. We examined associations b...

    Authors: Dustin T Duncan, Kathleen Y Wolin, Melissa Scharoun-Lee, Eric L Ding, Erica T Warner and Gary G Bennett

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:20

    Content type: Research

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  39. Currently, little is known about physical activity patterns in pregnancy with prior estimates predominantly based on subjective assessment measures that are prone to error. Given the increasing obesity rates a...

    Authors: Cheryce L Harrison, Russell G Thompson, Helena J Teede and Catherine B Lombard

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:19

    Content type: Research

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  40. Insights into the effects of energy balance-related parenting practices on children's diet and activity behavior at an early age is warranted to determine which practices should be recommended and to whom. The...

    Authors: Jessica S Gubbels, Stef PJ Kremers, Annette Stafleu, Sanne I de Vries, R Alexandra Goldbohm, Pieter C Dagnelie, Nanne K de Vries, Stef van Buuren and Carel Thijs

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:18

    Content type: Research

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  41. Studies on parent-child correlations of physical activity have been mixed. Few studies have examined concurrent temporal patterns of physical activity and sedentary behaviors in parents and children using dire...

    Authors: Bernard F Fuemmeler, Cheryl B Anderson and Louise C Mâsse

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:17

    Content type: Research

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  42. Insufficient participation in physical activity and excessive screen time have been observed among Chinese children. The role of social and environmental factors in shaping physical activity and sedentary beha...

    Authors: Ya-Jun Huang, Stephen H Wong, Jo Salmon and Stanley S Hui

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:16

    Content type: Research

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  43. Preventing the decline in physical activity which occurs around 10-11 years of age is a public health priority. Physically active play can make unique contributions to children's development which cannot be ob...

    Authors: Rowan Brockman, Kenneth R Fox and Russell Jago

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:15

    Content type: Research

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  44. Physical activity is known to have health benefits across population groups. However, less is known about changes over time in socioeconomic differences in leisure-time physical activity and the reasons for th...

    Authors: Tina Seiluri, Jouni Lahti, Ossi Rahkonen, Eero Lahelma and Tea Lallukka

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:14

    Content type: Research

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  45. Obesity is correlated with a sedentary lifestyle, and the motivation to be active or sedentary is correlated with obesity. The present study tests the hypothesis that the motivation to be active or sedentary i...

    Authors: Leonard H Epstein, James N Roemmich, Meghan D Cavanaugh and Rocco A Paluch

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:13

    Content type: Research

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  46. Authors: Katherine W Bauer, Melissa C Nelson, Kerri N Boutelle and Dianne Neumark-Sztainer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:12

    Content type: Erratum

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:12