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  1. 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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    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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. Content type: Research

    Some ethnic minority populations have a higher risk of non-communicable diseases than the majority European population. Diet and physical activity behaviours contribute to this risk, shaped by a system of inte...

    Authors: Michelle Holdsworth, Mary Nicolaou, Lars Jørun Langøien, Hibbah Araba Osei-Kwasi, Sebastien F. M. Chastin, F. Marijn Stok, Laura Capranica, Nanna Lien, Laura Terragni, Pablo Monsivais, Mario Mazzocchi, Lea Maes, Gun Roos, Caroline Mejean, Katie Powell and Karien Stronks

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:154

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  24. Content type: Research

    Overweight and low levels of physical activity (PA) in preschoolers are major public health concerns. However, to date only few studies have investigated subjective and objective correlates of PA across different...

    Authors: Michael Eichinger, Sven Schneider and Freia De Bock

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:153

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  25. Content type: Debate

    The establishment of the Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity (DEDIPAC) Knowledge Hub, 2013–2016, was the first action taken by the ‘Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life’ European Joint Programming Initiative...

    Authors: Johannes Brug, Hidde P. van der Ploeg, Anne Loyen, Wolfgang Ahrens, Oliver Allais, Lene F. Andersen, Greet Cardon, Laura Capranica, Sebastien Chastin, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Marieke De Craemer, Alan Donnelly, Ulf Ekelund, Paul Finglas, Marion Flechtner-Mors, Antje Hebestreit…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:150

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  26. Content type: Research

    While the role of parenting in children’s eating behaviors has been studied extensively, less attention has been given to its potential association with children’s snacking habits. To address this gap, we cond...

    Authors: Rachel E. Blaine, Alexandria Kachurak, Kirsten K. Davison, Rachel Klabunde and Jennifer Orlet Fisher

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:146

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  27. Content type: Research

    Environmental characteristics of home neighbourhoods are hypothesised to be associated with residents’ physical activity levels, yet many studies report only weak or equivocal associations. We theorise that th...

    Authors: Emma Coombes, Andy Jones, Ashley Cooper and Angie Page

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:149

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  28. Content type: Research

    The prevalence of obesity among Latino children is alarmingly high, when compared to non-Latino White children. Low-income Latino parents living in urban areas, even if they are well-educated, face obstacles t...

    Authors: Carlos Penilla, Jeanne M. Tschann, Emma V. Sanchez-Vaznaugh, Elena Flores and Emily J. Ozer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:148

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  29. Content type: Research

    Sedentary behavior (SB) is, irrespective of a person’s physical activity levels, associated with a wide range of deleterious outcomes such as diabetes, stroke and associated premature mortality. There are no n...

    Authors: Davy Vancampfort, Brendon Stubbs and Ai Koyanagi

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:147

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  30. Content type: Research

    There is accumulating evidence supporting the association between neighborhood built environments and adults’ physical activity (PA) and sedentary time (ST); however, few studies have investigated these associ...

    Authors: Erica Hinckson, Ester Cerin, Suzanne Mavoa, Melody Smith, Hannah Badland, Tom Stewart, Scott Duncan and Grant Schofield

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:145

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  31. Content type: Debate

    The relationship between sedentary behaviour and physical activity and their role in the development of health conditions is an ongoing topic of research. This debate paper presents arguments in favour and aga...

    Authors: Hidde P. van der Ploeg and Melvyn Hillsdon

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:142

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  32. Content type: Research

    Few randomized studies have examined differential effects of group size in behavioral weight control, especially in hybrid programs that include Internet treatment approaches.

    Authors: Deborah F. Tate, Carmina G. Valle, Melissa M. Crane, Brooke T. Nezami, Carmen D. Samuel-Hodge, Karen E. Hatley, Molly Diamond and Kristen Polzien

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:144

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  33. Content type: Methodology

    Physical inactivity is widely recognized as one of the leading causes of mortality, and transport accounts for a large part of people’s daily physical activity. This study develops a simulation approach to eva...

    Authors: Ruben Brondeel, Yan Kestens and Basile Chaix

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:143

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  34. Content type: Research

    Dramatic increases in child overweight have occurred in China. A comprehensive look at trends in physical activity and sedentary behaviors among Chinese youth is needed. The study aimed to examine trends in do...

    Authors: Tracy Dearth-Wesley, Annie Green Howard, Huijun Wang, Bing Zhang and Barry M. Popkin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:141

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  35. Content type: Research

    Maternal employment has increased in low-and middle-income countries (LMIC) and is a hypothesized risk factor for maternal overweight due to increased income and behavioral changes related to time allocation. ...

    Authors: Vanessa M. Oddo, Sara N. Bleich, Keshia M. Pollack, Pamela J. Surkan, Noel T. Mueller and Jessica C. Jones-Smith

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:66

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  36. Content type: Research

    The increase in overweight and obesity in adolescents and its health-related consequences highlight the need to develop strategies, which could help them adopt healthy eating habits. The objective of this stud...

    Authors: Karine Chamberland, Marina Sanchez, Shirin Panahi, Véronique Provencher, Jocelyn Gagnon and Vicky Drapeau

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:140

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  37. Content type: Research

    Rates of physical inactivity are high among Black women living in the United States with overweight or obesity, especially those living in the rural South. This study was conducted to determine if an efficacio...

    Authors: Mary L. Greaney, Sandy Askew, Sherrie F. Wallington, Perry B. Foley, Lisa M. Quintiliani and Gary G. Bennett

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:139

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  38. Content type: Research

    Sedentary behaviour, obesity and insulin resistance are associated with pro-inflammatory status. Limited data on whether physical activity modulates inflammatory status and counteracts obesity and insulin resi...

    Authors: Catherine M. Phillips, Christina B. Dillon and Ivan J. Perry

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:138

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  39. Content type: Research

    Over the past three decades the global prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has increased by 47%. Marketing of energy-dense nutrient-poor foods and beverages contributes to this worldwide increase. P...

    Authors: L. N. Signal, J. Stanley, M. Smith, M. B. Barr, T. J. Chambers, J. Zhou, A. Duane, C. Gurrin, A. F. Smeaton, C. McKerchar, A. L. Pearson, J. Hoek, G. L. S. Jenkin and C. Ni Mhurchu

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:137

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  40. Content type: Research

    Air pollution has become a substantial environmental issue affecting human health and health-related behavior in China. Physical activity is widely accepted as a method to promote health and well-being and is ...

    Authors: Hongjun Yu, Miao Yu, Shelby Paige Gordon and Ruiling Zhang

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:136

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  41. Content type: Research

    High intake of added sugar and sodium is a public health concern for preschool-aged children living in the US. Externalizing behavior may predict higher consumption of added sugar and/or sodium; however, previ...

    Authors: Erica C. Jansen, Alison L. Miller, Julie C. Lumeng, Niko Kaciroti, Holly E. Brophy Herb, Mildred A. Horodynski, Dawn Contreras and Karen E. Peterson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:135

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  42. Content type: Review

    Differential effects of physical activity (PA) interventions across population sub-groups may contribute to inequalities in health. This systematic scoping review explored the state of the evidence on equity e...

    Authors: Rebecca E. Love, Jean Adams and Esther M. F. van Sluijs

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:134

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  43. Content type: Debate

    Physical inactivity across the lifespan remains a public health issue for many developed countries. Inactivity has contributed considerably to the pervasiveness of lifestyle diseases. Government, national and ...

    Authors: Erica Hinckson, Margaret Schneider, Sandra J. Winter, Emily Stone, Milo Puhan, Afroditi Stathi, Michelle M. Porter, Paul A. Gardiner, Daniela Lopes dos Santos, Andrea Wolff and Abby C. King

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:133

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  44. Content type: Research

    Despite obesity being highly prevalent in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI), our current understanding of the interactions between energy balance components, which may contribute to this, is limited. The p...

    Authors: Tom E. Nightingale, Sean Williams, Dylan Thompson and James L. J. Bilzon

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:132

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  45. Content type: Research

    Out-of-home meals have been characterised as delivering excessively large portions that can lead to high energy intake. Regular consumption is linked to weight gain and diet related diseases. Consumption of ou...

    Authors: Louis Goffe, Stephen Rushton, Martin White, Ashley Adamson and Jean Adams

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:131

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  46. Content type: Research

    The aims of this study were to evaluate the factor structure of the newly developed Adult Eating Behaviour Questionnaire (AEBQ) (Hunot et al., Appetite 105:356-63, 2016) in an Australian sample, and examine as...

    Authors: Kimberley M. Mallan, Alison Fildes, Xochitl de la Piedad Garcia, Jayne Drzezdzon, Matthew Sampson and Clare Llewellyn

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:130

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  47. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: Jonine Jancey, Anne-Marie Holt, Andy Lee, Deborah Kerr, Suzanne Robinson, Li Tang, A. S. Anderson, Andrew P. Hills and Peter Howat

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:129

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:92

  48. Content type: Research

    Local neighbourhood environments can influence dietary behavior. There is limited evidence focused on older people who are likely to have greater dependence on local areas and may suffer functional limitations...

    Authors: S. Hawkesworth, R.J. Silverwood, B. Armstrong, T. Pliakas, K. Nanchahal, C. Sartini, A. Amuzu, G. Wannamethee, J. Atkins, S.E. Ramsay, J.P. Casas, R.W. Morris, P.H. Whincup and Karen Lock

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:128

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