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  1. Content type: Research

    During the last two decades, researchers have devoted considerable attention to the role of maternal feeding behaviors, practices, and styles in the development of obesity in young children. Little is known, h...

    Authors: Karina Silva Garcia, Thomas G. Power, Ashley D. Beck, Jennifer Orlet Fisher, L. Suzanne Goodell, Susan L. Johnson, Teresia M. O’Connor and Sheryl O. Hughes

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:28

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    Active travel (walking or cycling for transport) is associated with favourable health outcomes in adults. However, little is known about the concurrent patterns of health behaviour associated with active trave...

    Authors: Louise Foley, Dorothea Dumuid, Andrew J. Atkin, Timothy Olds and David Ogilvie

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:26

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  3. Content type: Research

    Physical activity has emerged as an important lifestyle factor for primary prevention of numerous diseases, including postmenopausal breast cancer. No study to date has assessed the acute and long-term effects...

    Authors: Jessica McNeil, Megan S. Farris, Yibing Ruan, Heather Merry, Brigid M. Lynch, Charles E. Matthews, Kerry S. Courneya and Christine M. Friedenreich

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:27

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    Few studies have specifically focused on demographic and socio-economic characteristics associated with snacking in adults, whereas their identification could be useful for defining effective public health mea...

    Authors: Wendy Si Hassen, Katia Castetbon, Sandrine Péneau, Christine Tichit, Anouar Nechba, Aurélie Lampuré, France Bellisle, Serge Hercberg and Caroline Méjean

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:25

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  5. Content type: Research

    Sedentary behaviors, including screen time, in childhood have been associated with an increased risk for overweight. Beginning in infancy, we sought to reduce screen time and television exposure and increase t...

    Authors: Elizabeth L. Adams, Michele E. Marini, Jennifer Stokes, Leann L. Birch, Ian M. Paul and Jennifer S. Savage

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:24

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  6. Content type: Research

    Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with perinatal health risks to both mother and offspring, and represents a large economic burden. The DALI study is a multicenter randomized controlled trial, ...

    Authors: Karen Broekhuizen, David Simmons, Roland Devlieger, André van Assche, Goele Jans, Sander Galjaard, Rosa Corcoy, Juan M. Adelantado, Fidelma Dunne, Gernot Desoye, Jürgen Harreiter, Alexandra Kautzky-Willer, Peter Damm, Elisabeth R. Mathiesen, Dorte M. Jensen, Liselotte L. Andersen…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:23

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  7. Content type: Research

    Internal motivation and good psychological capabilities are important factors in successful eating-related behavior change. Thus, we investigated whether general acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) affects...

    Authors: Elina Järvelä-Reijonen, Leila Karhunen, Essi Sairanen, Joona Muotka, Sanni Lindroos, Jaana Laitinen, Sampsa Puttonen, Katri Peuhkuri, Maarit Hallikainen, Jussi Pihlajamäki, Riitta Korpela, Miikka Ermes, Raimo Lappalainen and Marjukka Kolehmainen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:22

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  8. Content type: Research

    Sedentary behaviour is a public health concern that requires surveillance and epidemiological research. For such large scale studies, self-report tools are a pragmatic measurement solution. A large number of s...

    Authors: S. F. M. Chastin, M. L. Dontje, D. A. Skelton, I. Čukić, R. J. Shaw, J. M. R. Gill, C. A. Greig, C. R. Gale, I. J. Deary, G. Der and P. M. Dall

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:21

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  9. Content type: Research

    Steps/day is widely utilized to estimate the total volume of ambulatory activity, but it does not directly reflect intensity, a central tenet of public health guidelines. Cadence (steps/min) represents an over...

    Authors: Catrine Tudor-Locke, John M. Schuna Jr, Ho Han, Elroy J. Aguiar, Sandra Larrivee, Daniel S. Hsia, Scott W. Ducharme, Tiago V. Barreira and William D. Johnson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:20

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  10. Content type: Research

    Relationships between several built environment factors and physical activity and walking behavior are well established, but internationally-comparable built environment measures are lacking. The Microscale Au...

    Authors: Kelli L. Cain, Carrie M. Geremia, Terry L. Conway, Lawrence D. Frank, James E. Chapman, Eric H. Fox, Anna Timperio, Jenny Veitch, Delfien Van Dyck, Hannah Verhoeven, Rodrigo Reis, Alexandre Augusto, Ester Cerin, Robin R. Mellecker, Ana Queralt, Javier Molina-García…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:19

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  11. Content type: Research

    Physical activity in children is associated with better physical and mental health but many children do not meet physical activity guidelines. Friendship groups are potentially an important influence on childr...

    Authors: Ruth E. Salway, Simon J. Sebire, Emma Solomon-Moore, Janice L. Thompson and Russell Jago

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:18

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  12. Content type: Research

    Guided by the Socialization Model of Child Behavior (SMCB), this cross-sectional study examined direct and indirect associations of parental cognitions and behavior, the home and neighborhood environment, and ...

    Authors: Eun-Young Lee, Kylie D. Hesketh, Ryan E. Rhodes, Christina M. Rinaldi, John C. Spence and Valerie Carson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:17

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  13. Content type: Research

    Evidence on whether healthy diets are more expensive than current diets is mixed due to lack of robust methodology. The aim of this study was to develop a novel methodology to model the cost differential betwe...

    Authors: Stefanie Vandevijvere, Nick Young, Sally Mackay, Boyd Swinburn and Mark Gahegan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:16

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  14. Content type: Review

    The links between increased participation in Physical Activity (PA) and improvements in health are well established. As this body of evidence has grown, so too has the search for measures of PA with high level...

    Authors: Kieran P. Dowd, Robert Szeklicki, Marco Alessandro Minetto, Marie H. Murphy, Angela Polito, Ezio Ghigo, Hidde van der Ploeg, Ulf Ekelund, Janusz Maciaszek, Rafal Stemplewski, Maciej Tomczak and Alan E. Donnelly

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:15

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  15. Content type: Research

    Maintenance of physical activity (PA) during later life is associated with optimal health; however, the long-term trajectories of PA into old age and their predictors have not been extensively researched using...

    Authors: Daniel Aggio, Efstathios Papachristou, Olia Papacosta, Lucy T. Lennon, Sarah Ash, Peter H. Whincup, S. Goya Wannamethee and Barbara J. Jefferis

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:14

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  16. Content type: Research

    Childhood overweight and obesity is a major public health concern. Community-based interventions have the potential to reach caregivers and children. However, the overall health impact of these programs is rar...

    Authors: Mary E. Jung, Jessica E. Bourne and Heather L. Gainforth

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:13

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  17. Content type: Research

    Designing parks that optimise visitation and support visitors to be active is important for public health. Yet there is very little evidence about whether playground refurbishment achieves these objectives. Th...

    Authors: Jenny Veitch, Jo Salmon, David Crawford, Gavin Abbott, Billie Giles-Corti, Alison Carver and Anna Timperio

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:10

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  18. Content type: Research

    Implementing evidence-based recommendations for treating pediatric overweight and obesity is challenging in low-resource settings. We conducted a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of implemen...

    Authors: Judith Wylie-Rosett, Adriana E. Groisman-Perelstein, Pamela M. Diamantis, Camille C. Jimenez, Viswanathan Shankar, Beth A. Conlon, Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani, Carmen R. Isasi, Sarah N. Martin, Mindy Ginsberg, Nirupa R. Matthan and Alice H. Lichtenstein

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:12

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  19. Content type: Research

    Descriptive data on active transportation in children focuses on the trip to school and has relied on subjective reports. The purpose of this study was to use objective measures to describe total active transp...

    Authors: Gillian C. Williams, Michael M. Borghese and Ian Janssen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:11

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  20. Content type: Research

    To examine longitudinal associations between food insecurity (FI) and health behaviors/outcomes among a diverse sample of university freshmen.

    Authors: Meg Bruening, Irene van Woerden, Michael Todd and Melissa N. Laska

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:9

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  21. Content type: Research

    In Norway, social inequalities in health and health-related behaviors have been reported despite the well-developed welfare state. The objective of the present study was to analyze; (i) the development in freq...

    Authors: Kathrine Bolt-Evensen, Frøydis N. Vik, Tonje Holte Stea, Knut-Inge Klepp and Elling Bere

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:8

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  22. Content type: Research

    Little is known about the relation between the neighbourhood food environment and home cooking. We explored the independent and combined associations between residential neighbourhood spatial access to restaur...

    Authors: Maria Gabriela M. Pinho, Joreintje D. Mackenbach, Hélène Charreire, Jean-Michel Oppert, Helga Bárdos, Harry Rutter, Sofie Compernolle, Joline W. J. Beulens, Johannes Brug and Jeroen Lakerveld

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:6

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  23. Content type: Research

    Although prior research suggests that stress may play a role in parent’s use of food-related parenting practices, it is unclear whether certain types of stress (e.g., transient, chronic) result in different fo...

    Authors: Jerica M. Berge, Allan Tate, Amanda Trofholz, Angela Fertig, Scott Crow, Dianne Neumark-Sztainer and Michael Miner

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:7

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  24. Content type: Research

    The quality of most Americans’ diets is far from optimal. Given that many Americans consume a significant portion of calories in the home, intervening in this setting could be beneficial. However, the relation...

    Authors: Angela Kong, Linda Schiffer, Mirjana Antonic, Carol Braunschweig, Angela Odoms-Young and Marian Fitzgibbon

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:5

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  25. Content type: Research

    Interactive web-based physical activity interventions using Web 2.0 features (e.g., social networking) have the potential to improve engagement and effectiveness compared to static Web 1.0 interventions. Howev...

    Authors: Stephanie J. Alley, Gregory S. Kolt, Mitch J. Duncan, Cristina M. Caperchione, Trevor N. Savage, Anthony J. Maeder, Richard R. Rosenkranz, Rhys Tague, Anetta K. Van Itallie, W. Kerry Mummery and Corneel Vandelanotte

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:4

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  26. Content type: Research

    This study examined bidirectional relationships between maternal feeding practices and child food responsiveness and satiety responsiveness from 2 to 5 years.

    Authors: Elena Jansen, Kate E. Williams, Kimberley M. Mallan, Jan M. Nicholson and Lynne A. Daniels

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:3

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  27. Content type: Research

    Poorer diets and subsequent higher rates of chronic disease among lower-income individuals may be partially attributed to reduced access to fresh fruits and vegetables (F&V) and other healthy foods. Mobile mar...

    Authors: Lucia A. Leone, Gina L. Tripicchio, Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, Jared McGuirt, Jacqueline S. Grady Smith, Janelle Armstrong-Brown, Ziya Gizlice and Alice Ammerman

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:2

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  28. Content type: Research

    The effect of the Keep Moving toward Healthy Heart and Healthy Brain (KM2H2) program at 6-month post intervention has been assessed.  The purpose of this study is to evaluate the KM2H2 program at 30-month post in...

    Authors: Jie Gong, Yunan Xu, Xinguang Chen, Niannian Yang, Fang Li and Yaqiong Yan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:1

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  29. Content type: Research

    Physical activity is considered to have health benefits across the lifespan but levels, patterns, and correlates have not been well described in infants and toddlers under the age of two years.

    Authors: Alessandra Prioreschi, Soren Brage, Kylie D. Hesketh, Jill Hnatiuk, Kate Westgate and Lisa K. Micklesfield

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:176

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  30. Content type: Research

    Women are encouraged to be physically active during pregnancy. Despite available evidence supporting antenatal physical activity to bring health benefits for both the mother and child, the most effective way t...

    Authors: Shana Ginar da Silva, Pedro Curi Hallal, Marlos Rodrigues Domingues, Andréa Dâmaso Bertoldi, Mariângela Freitas da Silveira, Diego Bassani, Inácio Crochemore Mohnsam da Silva, Bruna Gonçalves Cordeiro da Silva, Carolina de Vargas Nunes Coll and Kelly Evenson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:175

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  31. Content type: Review

    Regular physical activity (PA) reduces the risk of disease and premature death. Knowing factors associated with PA might help reducing the disease and economic burden caused by low activity. Studies suggest th...

    Authors: Lina Jaeschke, Astrid Steinbrecher, Agnes Luzak, Anna Puggina, Katina Aleksovska, Christoph Buck, Con Burns, Greet Cardon, Angela Carlin, Simon Chantal, Donatella Ciarapica, Giancarlo Condello, Tara Coppinger, Cristina Cortis, Marieke De Craemer, Sara D’Haese…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:173

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  32. Content type: Research

    Large, heterogeneous datasets are required to enhance understanding of the multi-level influences on children’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour. One route to achieving this is through the pooling and...

    Authors: Andrew J. Atkin, Stuart J. H. Biddle, Stephanie T. Broyles, Mai Chinapaw, Ulf Ekelund, Dale W. Esliger, Bjorge H. Hansen, Susi Kriemler, Jardena J. Puder, Lauren B. Sherar and Esther M. F. van Sluijs

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:174

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  33. Content type: Research

    Restrictive feeding by parents has been associated with greater eating in the absence of hunger (EAH) among children, a risk factor for obesity. However, few studies have examined the association between restr...

    Authors: Katherine W. Bauer, Jess Haines, Alison L. Miller, Katherine Rosenblum, Danielle P. Appugliese, Julie C. Lumeng and Niko A. Kaciroti

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:172

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  34. Content type: Research

    This study examined how front-of-pack labels and product healthfulness affect choice and willingness to pay across a range of foods. It was hypothesized that: (i) product choice and (ii) willingness to pay wou...

    Authors: Zenobia Talati, Richard Norman, Simone Pettigrew, Bruce Neal, Bridget Kelly, Helen Dixon, Kylie Ball, Caroline Miller and Trevor Shilton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:171

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  35. Content type: Methodology

    Behavioral coding of videotaped eating and feeding interactions can provide researchers with rich observational data and unique insights into eating behaviors, food intake, food selection as well as interperso...

    Authors: Megan H. Pesch and Julie C. Lumeng

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:170

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  36. Content type: Research

    Evidence on the health risks of sitting is accumulating. However, research identifying factors influencing sitting time in adults is limited, especially in Asian populations. This study aimed to identify socio...

    Authors: Léonie Uijtdewilligen, Jason Dean-Chen Yin, Hidde P. van der Ploeg and Falk Müller-Riemenschneider

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:169

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  37. Content type: Research

    National guidelines emphasize healthy eating to promote wellbeing and prevention of non-communicable diseases. The perceived healthiness of food is determined by many factors affecting food intake. A positive ...

    Authors: Rodrigo San-Cristobal, Santiago Navas-Carretero, Carlos Celis-Morales, Katherine M. Livingstone, Barbara Stewart-Knox, Audrey Rankin, Anna L. Macready, Rosalind Fallaize, Clare B. O’Donovan, Hannah Forster, Clara Woolhead, Marianne C. Walsh, Christina P. Lambrinou, George Moschonis, Yannis Manios, Miroslaw Jarosz…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:168

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  38. Content type: Research

    Existing evidence about the impact of retirement on physical activity (PA) has primarily focused on the average change in PA level after retirement in group-based studies. It is unclear whether findings regarding...

    Authors: Suzanne McDonald, Rute Vieira, Alan Godfrey, Nicola O’Brien, Martin White and Falko F. Sniehotta

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:167

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  39. Content type: Research

    Diet is an important modifiable risk factor for chronic diseases. In the search for effective strategies to improve dietary patterns in order to promote healthy ageing, new approaches considering contextual fa...

    Authors: Louise H. Dekker, Richard H. Rijnks, Dirk Strijker and Gerjan J. Navis

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:166

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  40. Content type: Research

    Reductions in physical activity (PA) are common throughout young adulthood and low PA is associated with weight gain. The SNAP Trial previously reported that two self-regulation approaches to weight gain preve...

    Authors: Jessica L. Unick, Wei Lang, Samantha E. Williams, Dale S. Bond, Caitlin M. Egan, Mark A. Espeland, Rena R. Wing and Deborah F. Tate

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:165

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  41. Content type: Research

    Evidence-based metrics are needed to inform urban policy to create healthy walkable communities. Most active living research has developed metrics of the environment around residential addresses, ignoring othe...

    Authors: Lucy Dubrelle Gunn, Suzanne Mavoa, Claire Boulangé, Paula Hooper, Anne Kavanagh and Billie Giles-Corti

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:164

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  42. Content type: Research

    The Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) was a novel school-located intervention for 9–10 year olds, designed to prevent obesity by changing patterns of child behaviour through the creation of supportive school...

    Authors: Jenny Lloyd, Sarah Dean, Siobhan Creanor, Charles Abraham, Melvyn Hillsdon, Emma Ryan and Katrina M. Wyatt

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:163

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  43. Content type: Research

    Implicit and explicit attitudes are potential precursors of food choices and combine affective and cognitive components that can vary in their relative dominance. Yet, the affective and cognitive components of...

    Authors: Lucile Marty, Maud Miguet, Marie Bournez, Sophie Nicklaus, Stéphanie Chambaron and Sandrine Monnery-Patris

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:162

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  44. Content type: Research

    Community-based walking programs represent a low-cost, accessible approach to increasing physical activity among inactive adults. However, recruiting participants from vulnerable and hard-to-reach groups remai...

    Authors: Kylie Ball, Gavin Abbott, Michelle Wilson, Melanie Chisholm and Shannon Sahlqvist

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:161

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  45. Content type: Research

    Depression is a foremost cause of morbidity throughout the world and the prevalence of depression in women is about twice as high as men. Additionally, overweight and obesity are major global health concerns. ...

    Authors: Amado D. Quezada, Nayeli Macías-Waldman, Jorge Salmerón, Tessa Swigart and Katia Gallegos-Carrillo

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:160

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  46. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to address the gap in the translation of research into practice through an extensive process evaluation of the Move for Well-being in School programme using the RE-AIM framework. The pur...

    Authors: Søren Smedegaard, Ruben Brondeel, Lars Breum Christiansen and Thomas Skovgaard

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:159

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  47. Content type: Review

    Evidence is mounting to suggest a causal relationship between the built environment and people’s physical activity behaviours, particularly active transport. The evidence base has been hindered to date by rest...

    Authors: Melody Smith, Jamie Hosking, Alistair Woodward, Karen Witten, Alexandra MacMillan, Adrian Field, Peter Baas and Hamish Mackie

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:158

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  48. Content type: Review

    Changing the physical environment is one way to promote physical activity and improve health, but evidence on intervention effectiveness is mixed. The theoretical perspectives and conceptual issues discussed o...

    Authors: Jenna Panter, Cornelia Guell, Rick Prins and David Ogilvie

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:156

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  49. Content type: Review

    A better understanding of the optimal “dose” of behavioral interventions to affect change in weight-related outcomes is a critical topic for childhood obesity intervention research. The objective of this revie...

    Authors: William J. Heerman, Meghan M. JaKa, Jerica M. Berge, Erika S. Trapl, Evan C. Sommer, Lauren R. Samuels, Natalie Jackson, Jacob L. Haapala, Alicia S. Kunin-Batson, Barbara A. Olson-Bullis, Heather K. Hardin, Nancy E. Sherwood and Shari L. Barkin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:157

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  50. Content type: Research

    Although crime and perceived safety are associated with obesity and body mass index (BMI), the pathways are less clear. Two likely pathways by which crime and perceived safety may impact obesity are through di...

    Authors: Andrea S. Richardson, Wendy M. Troxel, Madhumita Ghosh-Dastidar, Gerald P. Hunter, Robin Beckman, Natalie Colabianchi, Rebecca L. Collins and Tamara Dubowitz

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:155

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