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  1. The influence of the family and home environment on childhood physical activity (PA) and whether this differs between ethnic groups remains uncertain. This paper investigates associations between family and ho...

    Authors: Alison M McMinn, Esther MF van Sluijs, Claire M Nightingale, Simon J Griffin, Derek G Cook, Chris G Owen, Alicja R Rudnicka and Peter H Whincup

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:11

    Content type: Research

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  2. Active transportation to school is an important contributor to the total physical activity of children and adolescents. However, active school travel has declined over time, and interventions are needed to rev...

    Authors: Palma Chillón, Kelly R Evenson, Amber Vaughn and Dianne S Ward

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:10

    Content type: Review

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  3. Obesity is emerging as a public health problem among adolescents in India. The aim of this study was to describe specific weight-related concerns among school-going youth in Delhi, India and to assess the prev...

    Authors: Melissa H Stigler, Monika Arora, Poonam Dhavan, Radhika Shrivastav, K Srinath Reddy and Cheryl L Perry

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:9

    Content type: Research

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  4. Evidence suggests possible synergetic effects of multiple lifestyle behaviors on health risks like obesity and other health outcomes. Therefore it is important to investigate associations between dietary and p...

    Authors: Charlene Ottevaere, Inge Huybrechts, Laurent Béghin, Magdalena Cuenca-Garcia, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Frederic Gottrand, Maria Hagströmer, Anthony Kafatos, Cinzia Le Donne, Luis A Moreno, Michael Sjöström, Kurt Widhalm and Stefaan De Henauw

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

    Content type: Research

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  5. The HEALTHY study was designed to respond to the alarming trends in increasing rates of overweight, obesity, and type 2 diabetes mellitus in youth. The objective of this analysis was to examine the effects of ...

    Authors: Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Laurie El Ghormli, Connie Mobley, Bonnie Gillis, Diane Stadler, Jill Hartstein, Stella L Volpe, Amy Virus and Jessica Bridgman

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:7

    Content type: Research

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  6. Past research has shown that promotional messages such as food advertising influence food consumption. However, what has gone largely unexplored is the effect of exercise advertising on food intake. This study...

    Authors: Ellen van Kleef, Mitsuru Shimizu and Brian Wansink

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:6

    Content type: Research

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  7. Active travel to school (ATS) has been identified as an important source of physical activity for youth. However, the relationship between ATS and health-related fitness (HRF) among youth remains unclear.

    Authors: David R Lubans, Colin A Boreham, Paul Kelly and Charlie E Foster

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:5

    Content type: Review

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  8. Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:4

    Content type: Erratum

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:64

  9. Non-exercise physical activity (NEPA) is an important part of energy expenditure. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of exercise and NEPA among adolescents. In the HKSOS project 2006-2007, the prop...

    Authors: Kwok-Kei Mak, Sai-Yin Ho, Wing-Sze Lo, Alison M McManus and Tai-Hing Lam

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:3

    Content type: Short paper

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  10. The promotion of physical activity among an overweight/obese population is an important challenge for clinical practitioners and researchers. In this regard, completing a questionnaire on cognitions could be a...

    Authors: Gaston Godin, Ariane Bélanger-Gravel, Steve Amireault, Marie-Claude Vohl and Louis Pérusse

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:2

    Content type: Research

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  11. The assessment of physical activity is an essential part of understanding patterns and influences of behaviour, designing interventions, and undertaking population surveillance and monitoring, but it is partic...

    Authors: Stuart JH Biddle, Trish Gorely, Natalie Pearson and Fiona C Bull

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:1

    Content type: Review

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  12. Much attention has been paid to adolescents' screen time, however very few studies have examined non-screen sedentary time (NSST). This study aimed to (1) describe the magnitude and composition of screen seden...

    Authors: Tim S Olds, Carol A Maher, Kate Ridley and Daniella M Kittel

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:92

    Content type: Research

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  13. Associations between hours worked per week and Body Mass Index (BMI), food intake, physical activity, and perceptions of eating healthy at work were examined in a sample of transit workers.

    Authors: Kamisha H Escoto, Simone A French, Lisa J Harnack, Traci L Toomey, Peter J Hannan and Nathan R Mitchell

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:91

    Content type: Research

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  14. This paper reports the primary outcomes of the Healthy Opportunities for Physical Activity and Nutrition (HOP'N) after-school project, which was an effectiveness trial designed to evaluate the prevention of ch...

    Authors: David A Dzewaltowski, Richard R Rosenkranz, Karly S Geller, Karen J Coleman, Gregory J Welk, Tanis J Hastmann and George A Milliken

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:90

    Content type: Research

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  15. Daily cycling to work has been shown to improve physical performance and health in men and women. It is very common in the Netherlands: the most recent data show that one quarter of commuting journeys are by b...

    Authors: Luuk H Engbers and Ingrid JM Hendriksen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:89

    Content type: Research

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  16. Participation in higher intensity activity (i.e. vigorous physical activity [VPA]) appears more consistently associated with lower adiposity, unfortunately little is known about the nature and patterns of VPA ...

    Authors: Rebekah M Steele, Esther MF van Sluijs, Stephen J Sharp, Jill R Landsbaugh, Ulf Ekelund and Simon J Griffin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:88

    Content type: Research

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  17. Since physical activity levels in older adolescents have the potential to be increased by stimulating active transportation to school (ATS), the most important correlates of ATS should be determined before dev...

    Authors: Delfien Van Dyck, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Greet Cardon and Benedicte Deforche

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:87

    Content type: Research

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  18. Social norms are theoretically hypothesized to influence health-related behaviors such as physical activity and eating behaviors. However, empirical evidence relating social norms to these behaviors, independe...

    Authors: Kylie Ball, Robert W Jeffery, Gavin Abbott, Sarah A McNaughton and David Crawford

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:86

    Content type: Research

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  19. The level of recommended physical activity (PA) is met less frequently by people from some ethnic minorities than others. We explored whether these differences in recommended PA between ethnic minority groups ...

    Authors: Jeroen SL de Munter, Irene GM van Valkengoed, Charles Agyemang, Anton E Kunst and Karien Stronks

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:85

    Content type: Research

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  20. The effects of the built environment on walking in seniors have not been studied in an Asian context. To examine these effects, valid and reliable measures are needed. The aim of this study was to develop and ...

    Authors: Ester Cerin, Cindy HP Sit, Man-chin Cheung, Sai-yin Ho, Lok-chun Janet Lee and Wai-man Chan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:84

    Content type: Research

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  21. High intake of fruit and vegetables and being physically active are associated with reduced risk of chronic diseases. In the current study, we examined the associations of physical activity, fruit and vegetabl...

    Authors: Weiwen Chai, Claudio R Nigg, Ian S Pagano, Robert W Motl, Caroline Horwath and Rod K Dishman

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:83

    Content type: Research

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  22. Previous research on the environment and physical activity has mostly focused on macro-scale environments, such as the neighborhood environment. There has been a paucity of research on the role of micro-scale ...

    Authors: John R Sirard, Melissa N Laska, Carrie D Patnode, Kian Farbakhsh and Leslie A Lytle

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:82

    Content type: Research

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  23. Early childhood services have been identified as a key setting for promoting healthy eating and physical activity as a means of preventing overweight and obesity. However, there is limited evidence on effectiv...

    Authors: Louise L Hardy, Lesley King, Bridget Kelly, Louise Farrell and Sarah Howlett

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:80

    Content type: Research

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  24. This study aimed to evaluate the associations of selected demographic, individual, social, and environmental factors with moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in a sample of children and adolescents.

    Authors: Carrie D Patnode, Leslie A Lytle, Darin J Erickson, John R Sirard, Daheia Barr-Anderson and Mary Story

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:79

    Content type: Research

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  25. Greenspace has the potential to be a vital resource for promoting healthy living for people in urban areas, offering both opportunities for physical activity and wellbeing. Much research has explored the objec...

    Authors: Peter J Seaman, Russell Jones and Anne Ellaway

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:78

    Content type: Research

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  26. The aim of this study was to examine the distribution of physical activity facilities by area-level deprivation in Scotland, adjusting for differences in urbanicity, and exploring differences between and withi...

    Authors: Karen E Lamb, Neil S Ferguson, Yang Wang, David Ogilvie and Anne Ellaway

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:76

    Content type: Short paper

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  27. Physical activity (PA) levels are known to be significantly lower in ethnic minority and immigrant groups living in North America and Europe compared to the general population. While there has been an increase...

    Authors: Shilpa Dogra, Brad A Meisner and Chris I Ardern

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:75

    Content type: Research

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  28. School recess provides a daily opportunity for children to engage in physically active behaviours. However, few studies have investigated what factors may influence children's physical activity levels in this ...

    Authors: Nicola D Ridgers, Stuart J Fairclough and Gareth Stratton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:74

    Content type: Research

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  29. Physical activity self-report instruments in the US have largely been developed for and validated in White samples. Despite calls to validate existing instruments in more diverse samples, relatively few instru...

    Authors: Kathleen Y Wolin, Casey Fagin, Nneka Ufere, Hallie Tuchman and Gary G Bennett

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:73

    Content type: Research

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  30. Minimal validity evidence exists for scales assessing the built environment for physical activity. The purpose of this study was to assess the test-retest reliability and invariance of a three-factor model (Ne...

    Authors: Jennifer L Gay, Kelly R Evenson and Jessalyn Smith

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:72

    Content type: Research

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  31. Parents influence their children's behaviors directly through specific parenting practices and indirectly through their parenting style. Some practices such as logistical and emotional support have been shown ...

    Authors: Erin Hennessy, Sheryl O Hughes, Jeanne P Goldberg, Raymond R Hyatt and Christina D Economos

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:71

    Content type: Research

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  32. Built environment research is dominated by cross-sectional designs, which are particularly vulnerable to residential self-selection bias resulting from health-related attitudes, neighborhood preferences, or ot...

    Authors: Janne Boone-Heinonen, David K Guilkey, Kelly R Evenson and Penny Gordon-Larsen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:70

    Content type: Research

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  33. Few studies, if any, have examined the impact of a weight control program on the home food environment in a diverse sample of adults. Understanding and changing the availability of certain foods in the home an...

    Authors: Rebecca A Krukowski, Jean Harvey-Berino and Delia Smith West

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:69

    Content type: Research

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  34. Poor recognition of physical inactivity may be an important barrier to healthy behaviour change, but little is known about this phenomenon. We aimed to characterize a high-risk population according to the disc...

    Authors: Clare Watkinson, Esther MF van Sluijs, Stephen Sutton, Wendy Hardeman, Kirsten Corder and Simon J Griffin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:68

    Content type: Research

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  35. The aim of this study was analyze associations between the practice of walking and environmental perception among elderly Brazilians in a region of low socioeconomic level.

    Authors: Emanuel P Salvador, Rodrigo S Reis and Alex A Florindo

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:67

    Content type: Research

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  36. Sedentary behaviour has been linked with a number of health outcomes. Preschool-aged children spend significant proportions of their day engaged in sedentary behaviours. Research into the correlates of sedenta...

    Authors: Trina Hinkley, Jo Salmon, Anthony D Okely and Stewart G Trost

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:66

    Content type: Review

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  37. In addition to helping consumers make healthier food choices, front-of-pack nutrition labels could encourage companies to reformulate existing products and develop new ones with a healthier product composition...

    Authors: Ellis L Vyth, Ingrid HM Steenhuis, Annet JC Roodenburg, Johannes Brug and Jacob C Seidell

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:65

    Content type: Research

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  38. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of tailored print communication (TPC), telephone motivational interviewing (TMI), a combination of the two, and no intervention on two outcom...

    Authors: Hilde M van Keulen, Judith E Bosmans, Maurits W van Tulder, Johan L Severens, Hein de Vries, Johannes Brug and Ilse Mesters

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:64

    Content type: Research

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  39. While environmental and situational cues influence food intake, it is not always clear how they do so. We examine whether participants consume more when an eating occasion is associated with meal cues than wit...

    Authors: Mitsuru Shimizu, Collin R Payne and Brian Wansink

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:63

    Content type: Research

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  40. The potential benefits of active school travel (AST) are widely recognized, yet there is consistent evidence of a systematic decline in the use of active modes of transportation to school since the middle part...

    Authors: Guy EJ Faulkner, Vanessa Richichi, Ronald N Buliung, Caroline Fusco and Fiona Moola

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:62

    Content type: Research

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  41. An understanding of the contributing factors to be considered when examining how individuals engage in physical activity is important for promoting population-based physical activity. The environment influence...

    Authors: Kaori Ishii, Ai Shibata and Koichiro Oka

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:61

    Content type: Research

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  42. The 2005-2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is used to describe an accelerometer-derived physical activity/inactivity profile in normal weight (BMI < 25 kg/m2), overweight (25 ≤ BMI < ...

    Authors: Catrine Tudor-Locke, Meghan M Brashear, William D Johnson and Peter T Katzmarzyk

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:60

    Content type: Research

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  43. Targeted interventions may be more effective at increasing children's physical activity. The aim of this study was to identify clusters of children based on physical activity and sedentary patterns across the ...

    Authors: Russell Jago, Kenneth R Fox, Angie S Page, Rowan Brockman and Janice L Thompson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:59

    Content type: Research

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  44. Route environments can be a potentially important factor in influencing people's behaviours in relation to active commuting. To better understand these possible relationships, assessments of route environments...

    Authors: Lina Wahlgren, Erik Stigell and Peter Schantz

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:58

    Content type: Methodology

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  45. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between body mass index and neighborhood walkability, socioeconomic status (SES), reasons for choosing neighborhoods, physical activity, fruit and vege...

    Authors: Tanya R Berry, John C Spence, Chris M Blanchard, Nicoleta Cutumisu, Joy Edwards and Genevieve Selfridge

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:57

    Content type: Research

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  46. Measures of psychosocial constructs are required to assess dietary interventions. This study evaluated brief psychosocial scales related to 4 dietary behaviors (consumption of fat, fiber/whole grains, fruits, ...

    Authors: Gregory J Norman, Jordan A Carlson, James F Sallis, Nicole Wagner, Karen J Calfas and Kevin Patrick

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:56

    Content type: Research

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  47. Previous research has found associations between parental feeding practices and children's eating behaviour and weight status. Prospective research is needed to elucidate these relationships.

    Authors: Jane E Gregory, Susan J Paxton and Anna M Brozovic

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:55

    Content type: Research

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  48. Lifetime physical activity energy expenditure (PAEE) is an important determinant of risk for many chronic diseases but remains challenging to measure. Previously reported historical physical activity (PA) ques...

    Authors: Hervé Besson, Ceryl A Harwood, Ulf Ekelund, Francis M Finucane, Christopher J McDermott, Pamela J Shaw and Nicholas J Wareham

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:54

    Content type: Research

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