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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Current accelerometer technology allows for data collection using brief time sampling intervals (i.e., epochs). The study aims were to examine the role of epoch length on physical activity estimates and subseq...

    Authors: Kelley Pettee Gabriel, James J McClain, Kendra K Schmid, Kristi L Storti, Robin R High, Darcy A Underwood, Lewis H Kuller and Andrea M Kriska

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:53

    Content type: Research

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  13. Neighborhood environments affect children's health outcomes. Observational methods used to assess neighborhoods can be categorized as indirect, intermediate, or direct. Direct methods, involving in-person audi...

    Authors: Cindy W Leung, Steven E Gregorich, Barbara A Laraia, Lawrence H Kushi and Irene H Yen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:52

    Content type: Research

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  14. Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:51

    Content type: Erratum

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:44

  15. Components of the built environment are associated with active living behaviors, but research in this area has employed surveys and other quantitative methods almost exclusively. Qualitative approaches can pro...

    Authors: Andrew T Kaczynski and Michael T Sharratt

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:50

    Content type: Research

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  16. The number of patients with diabetes is increasing. BeweegKuur (Dutch for 'Exercise Therapy') is a Dutch lifestyle intervention which aims to effectively and feasibly promote physical activity and better dieta...

    Authors: Judith HM Helmink, Jessie JM Meis, Inge de Weerdt, Femke N Visser, Nanne K de Vries and Stef PJ Kremers

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:49

    Content type: Debate

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  17. A questionnaire to assess physical activity related environmental factors in the European population (a 49-item and an 11-item version) was created as part of the framework of the EU-funded project "Instrument...

    Authors: Heleen Spittaels, Maïté Verloigne, Christopher Gidlow, Julien Gloanec, Sylvia Titze, Charlie Foster, Jean-Michel Oppert, Harry Rutter, Pekka Oja, Michael Sjöström and Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:48

    Content type: Research

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  18. In Australia and the USA, national guidelines exist for limiting children's screen-exposure to two hours per day. This study aims to determine whether exceeding the suggested guidelines for screen-based sedent...

    Authors: Ole Melkevik, Torbjørn Torsheim, Ronald J Iannotti and Bente Wold

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:46

    Content type: Research

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  19. Inter-relationships among built and socioeconomic environmental characteristics may result in confounding of associations between environment exposure measures and health behaviors or outcomes, but traditional...

    Authors: Janne Boone-Heinonen, Kelly R Evenson, Yan Song and Penny Gordon-Larsen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:45

    Content type: Research

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  20. Pricing strategies are mentioned frequently as a potentially effective tool to stimulate healthy eating, mainly for consumers with a low socio-economic status. Still, it is not known how these consumers percei...

    Authors: Wilma E Waterlander, Anika de Mul, Albertine J Schuit, Jacob C Seidell and Ingrid HM Steenhuis

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:44

    Content type: Research

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  21. Building new transport infrastructure could help to promote changes in patterns of mobility, physical activity, and other determinants of population health such as economic development. However, local resident...

    Authors: David Ogilvie, Richard Mitchell, Nanette Mutrie, Mark Petticrew and Stephen Platt

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:43

    Content type: Research

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  22. This paper describes the process used to arrive at recommended physical activity guidelines for Canadian school-aged children and youth (5-17 years), adults (18-64 years) and older adults (≥65 years).

    Authors: Mark S Tremblay, Michelle E Kho, Andrea C Tricco and Mary Duggan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:42

    Content type: Methodology

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  23. The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, in partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada, has initiated a review of their physical activity guidelines to promote healthy active living for Canadian ...

    Authors: Antero Kesäniemi, Chris J Riddoch, Bruce Reeder, Steven N Blair and Thorkild IA Sørensen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:41

    Content type: Review

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  24. The purpose was to: 1) perform a systematic review of studies examining the relation between physical activity, fitness, and health in school-aged children and youth, and 2) make recommendations based on the f...

    Authors: Ian Janssen and Allana G LeBlanc

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:40

    Content type: Review

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  25. This systematic review examines critically the scientific basis for Canada's Physical Activity Guide for Healthy Active Living for adults. Particular reference is given to the dose-response relationship between p...

    Authors: Darren ER Warburton, Sarah Charlesworth, Adam Ivey, Lindsay Nettlefold and Shannon SD Bredin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:39

    Content type: Review

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  26. The purpose was to conduct systematic reviews of the relationship between physical activity of healthy community-dwelling older (>65 years) adults and outcomes of functional limitations, disability, or loss of...

    Authors: Donald H Paterson and Darren ER Warburton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:38

    Content type: Review

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  27. An understanding of the determinants of physical activity through mediators of behaviour change is important in order to evaluate the efficacy of interventions. Prior reviews on this topic noted that few studi...

    Authors: Ryan E Rhodes and Leila A Pfaeffli

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:37

    Content type: Review

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  28. To motivate individuals to adhere to a regular physical activity regime, guidelines must be supplemented with persuasive messages that are disseminated widely. While substantial research has examined effective...

    Authors: Amy E Latimer, Lawrence R Brawley and Rebecca L Bassett

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:36

    Content type: Review

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  29. Most questionnaires used for physical activity (PA) surveillance have been developed for adults aged ≤65 years. Given the health benefits of PA for older adults and the aging of the population, it is important...

    Authors: Kristiann C Heesch, Jannique GZ van Uffelen, Robert L Hill and Wendy J Brown

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:35

    Content type: Research

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  30. Existing measures of perceptions of the environment associated with walking commonly rely on providing a definition of 'neighbourhood', e.g. 1 mile area around the home. We have little understanding of how the...

    Authors: Graham Smith, Christopher Gidlow, Rachel Davey and Charles Foster

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:34

    Content type: Research

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  31. This study examines associations between perceptions of neighbourhood environment and physical activity and sports within Portuguese adolescents.

    Authors: Nuno Loureiro, Margarida G Matos, Maria M Santos, Jorge Mota and José A Diniz

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:33

    Content type: Research

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  32. Attempts to demonstrate the efficacy of interventions aimed at increasing physical activity (PA) have been mixed. Further, studies are seldom designed in a manner that facilitates the understanding of how or w...

    Authors: Ronald C Plotnikoff, Michael A Pickering, Ryan E Rhodes, Kerry S Courneya and John C Spence

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:32

    Content type: Research

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  33. Observational studies have shown a positive association between time outdoors and physical activity in children. Time outdoors may be a feasible intervention target to increase the physical activity of youth, ...

    Authors: Ashley R Cooper, Angie S Page, Benedict W Wheeler, Melvyn Hillsdon, Pippa Griew and Russell Jago

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:31

    Content type: Research

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  34. Few studies have examined the benefits of regular physical activity, and risks of sedentary behaviour, in young children. This study investigated associations between participation in sports and screen-enterta...

    Authors: Lucy J Griffiths, Marsha Dowda, Carol Dezateux and Russell Pate

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:30

    Content type: Research

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  35. This commentary adds effect sizes to the recently published systematic review by De Meester and colleagues and provides a more detailed insight into the effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activ...

    Authors: Rik Crutzen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:29

    Content type: Commentary

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  36. Giving the rising trend in childhood obesity in many countries including Switzerland, strategies to increase physical activity such as promoting active school travel are important. Yet, little is known about t...

    Authors: Leticia Grize, Bettina Bringolf-Isler, Eva Martin and Charlotte Braun-Fahrländer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:28

    Content type: Research

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  37. Physical inactivity has become a major public health problem and clear educational differences in physical activity have been reported across Europe and USA. The origins of adulthood physical activity are sugg...

    Authors: Tomi E Mäkinen, Katja Borodulin, Tuija H Tammelin, Ossi Rahkonen, Tiina Laatikainen and Ritva Prättälä

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:27

    Content type: Research

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  38. More knowledge is needed regarding the effectiveness of weight gain prevention programmes. The present study tested the 12-and 24-month effectiveness of the 'Netherlands Research programme weight Gain preventi...

    Authors: Lydia Kwak, Stef PJ Kremers, Math JJM Candel, Tommy LS Visscher, Johannes Brug and Marleen A van Baak

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:26

    Content type: Research

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  39. To improve an existing measure of fruit and vegetable intake self efficacy by including items that varied on levels of difficulty, and testing a corresponding measure of water intake self efficacy.

    Authors: Tom Baranowski, Kathleen B Watson, Christine Bachman, Janice C Baranowski, Karen W Cullen, Debbe Thompson and Anna-Maria Siega Riz

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:25

    Content type: Research

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  40. Data from a dietary-reporting validation study with fourth-grade children were analyzed to investigate a possible relationship of body mass index (BMI) with daily participation in school meals and observed ene...

    Authors: Suzanne Domel Baxter, James W Hardin, Caroline H Guinn, Julie A Royer, Alyssa J Mackelprang and Christina M Devlin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:24

    Content type: Research

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  41. Socioeconomically disadvantaged mothers are at high risk of obesity, yet the aetiology of obesity in this group remains poorly understood. The aim of this study was to examine the perceived personal, social an...

    Authors: Abbie MacFarlane, Gavin Abbott, David Crawford and Kylie Ball

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:23

    Content type: Research

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  42. Previous studies showed that cognitive ability is related to health and mortality. The cause of this relationship remains largely unknown. One plausible explanation is that cognitive ability is related to beha...

    Authors: Marianne Junger and Margit van Kampen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:22

    Content type: Research

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  43. Accurate measurement of the components of physical activity during pregnancy can aid in our understanding of the dose response relationships between physical activity and corresponding perinatal outcomes. The ...

    Authors: Kelly R Evenson and Fang Wen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:21

    Content type: Research

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  44. This study tested the representativeness of four street segment sampling protocols using the Pedestrian Environment Data Scan (PEDS) in eleven neighborhoods surrounding public housing developments in Houston, ...

    Authors: Tracy E McMillan, Catherine Cubbin, Barbara Parmenter, Ashley V Medina and Rebecca E Lee

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:20

    Content type: Short paper

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  45. Several genetic variants are associated with obesity risk. Promoting the notion of genes as a cause for obesity may increase genetically deterministic beliefs and decrease motivation to engage in healthy lifes...

    Authors: Catharine Wang and Elliot J Coups

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:19

    Content type: Research

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  46. Although neighbourhood environments are often blamed for contributing to rising levels of obesity, current evidence is based predominantly on cross-sectional samples. This study examined associations between o...

    Authors: Anna Timperio, Robert W Jeffery, David Crawford, Rebecca Roberts, Billie Giles-Corti and Kylie Ball

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:18

    Content type: Research

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  47. Independent mobility (IM) and perceptions of the built environment may relate differentially to children's participation in various physical activity contexts. This cross-sectional study investigated whether i...

    Authors: Angie S Page, Ashley R Cooper, Pippa Griew and Russell Jago

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:17

    Content type: Research

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  48. This study aimed to canvass the nature of adolescent-parent interactions about weight, particularly overweight, and to explore ideas of how to foster supportive discussions regarding weight, both in the home a...

    Authors: Vanessa A Shrewsbury, Lesley A King, Libby A Hattersley, Sarah A Howlett, Louise L Hardy and Louise A Baur

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:16

    Content type: Research

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  49. At exercise intensities around ventilatory threshold (VT), the extent to which individuals experience pleasure or displeasure from the exercise varies between individuals. One source of this variability is pro...

    Authors: Elaine A Rose and Gaynor Parfitt

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:15

    Content type: Research

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