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  1. Content type: Research

    The first aim of the present study was to investigate differences in correlates of vegetable intake between the normal weight and the overweight boys in the Pro Children Cross Sectional Study. The second aim w...

    Authors: Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Agneta Yngve, Saskia J te Velde, Knut-Inge Klepp, Mette Rasmussen, Inga Thorsdottir, Alexandra Wolf and Johannes Brug

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:37

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  2. Content type: Research

    The contribution of family circumstance to physical activity and television viewing has not been widely investigated in pre-adolescents, and available information is inconsistent. This study examines whether t...

    Authors: Kylie Hesketh, David Crawford and Jo Salmon

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:36

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  3. Content type: Research

    Increasing physical activity is currently considered to be a possible prevention strategy for cancer, obesity, and cardiovascular disease, either alone or in combination with dietary changes. This paper presen...

    Authors: Deborah J Bowen, Megan D Fesinmeyer, Yutaka Yasui, Shelley Tworoger, Cornelia M Ulrich, Melinda L Irwin, Rebecca E Rudolph, Kristin L LaCroix, Robert R Schwartz and Anne McTiernan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:34

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  4. Content type: Commentary

    Research interest in the influence of environmental factors on nutrition and physical activity behaviors has surged internationally in recent years. This is evident from a rapidly expanding literature and faci...

    Authors: Kylie Ball, Anna F Timperio and David A Crawford

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:33

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  5. Content type: Research

    Little is known about the existence of independent location- or context specific forms of physical activity. This study sought to identify location-specific forms of physical activity in a sample of 9 and 15 y...

    Authors: Yngvar Ommundsen, Lena Klasson-Heggebø and Sigmund A Anderssen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:32

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  6. Content type: Research

    Fruit and vegetable consumption is low in the Netherlands and a key target in healthy diet promotion. However, hardly any information is available on differences in fruit and vegetable consumption between Dutc...

    Authors: Saskia J te Velde, Marianne Wind, Frank J van Lenthe, Knut-Inge Klepp and Johannes Brug

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:31

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  7. Content type: Commentary

    This commentary provides an overview and selected highlights from the scientific program of the 5th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.

    Authors: Kylie Ball

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:30

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  8. Content type: Commentary

    Recently, Drs. Ken Resnicow and Roger Vaughan published a thought-provoking paper in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (IJBNPA). They argue that the most often used social...

    Authors: Johannes Brug

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:29

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  9. Content type: Research

    Preliminary evidence suggests that the physical environment and transportation are associated with youth physical activity levels. Only a few studies have examined the association of physical environmental fac...

    Authors: Kelly R Evenson, Amanda S Birnbaum, Ariane L Bedimo-Rung, James F Sallis, Carolyn C Voorhees, Kimberly Ring and John P Elder

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:28

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  10. Content type: Commentary

    Resnicow & Vaughn challenged the field of behavioral nutrition and physical activity to conduct research in new ways. They challenged the predictiveness of our models, sensitivity to initial conditions, factor...

    Authors: Tom Baranowski

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:27

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  11. Content type: Commentary

    This editorial introduces the special series in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity on the Pro Children study (Promoting and Sustaining Health through Increased vegetable an...

    Authors: Annie S Anderson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:26

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  12. Content type: Debate

    The study of health behavior change, including nutrition and physical activity behaviors, has been rooted in a cognitive-rational paradigm. Change is conceptualized as a linear, deterministic process where ind...

    Authors: Ken Resnicow and Roger Vaughan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:25

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  13. Content type: Research

    When examining the prevalence of physical inactivity by gender and age, women over the age of 25 are at an increased risk for sedentary behavior. Childbearing and motherhood have been explored as one possible ...

    Authors: Anita G Cramp and Lawrence R Brawley

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:23

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  14. Content type: Review

    In order to more effectively promote fruit and vegetable intake among children and adolescents, insight into determinants of intake is necessary. We conducted a review of the literature for potential determina...

    Authors: Mette Rasmussen, Rikke Krølner, Knut-Inge Klepp, Leslie Lytle, Johannes Brug, Elling Bere and Pernille Due

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:22

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  15. Content type: Research

    The weather may be a barrier to physical activity but objective assessment of this hypothesis is lacking. Therefore we evaluated the effect of temperature, rain or snow, and wind speed on the daily physical ac...

    Authors: Catherine B Chan, Daniel AJ Ryan and Catrine Tudor-Locke

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:21

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  16. Content type: Research

    Rising obesity and declining physical activity levels are of great concern because of the associated health risks. Many children are left unsupervised after the school day ends, but little is known about the a...

    Authors: Berenice R Rushovich, Carolyn C Voorhees, CE Davis, Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, Karin A Pfeiffer, John P Elder, Scott Going and Vivian G Marino

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:20

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  17. Content type: Review

    Many youth today are physically inactive. Recent attention linking the physical or built environment to physical activity in adults suggests an investigation into the relationship between the built environment...

    Authors: Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison and Catherine T Lawson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:19

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  18. Content type: Research

    Information regarding how far people are willing to travel to use destinations for different types of recreational physical activity behaviors is limited. This study examines the demographic characteristics, n...

    Authors: Gavin R McCormack, Billie Giles-Corti, Max Bulsara and Terri J Pikora

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:18

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  19. Content type: Short paper

    Environmental factors are increasingly being implicated as key influences on children's physical activity. Few studies have comprehensively examined children's perceptions of their environment, and there is a ...

    Authors: Clare Hume, Kylie Ball and Jo Salmon

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:16

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  20. Content type: Short paper

    With the rapidly increasing prevalence of obesity in the United States, and the minimal success of education-based interventions, there is growing interest in understanding the role of the neighborhood food en...

    Authors: May C Wang, Alma A Gonzalez, Lorrene D Ritchie and Marilyn A Winkleby

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:15

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  21. Content type: Research

    Previous research has documented a negative association between maternal report of child food neophobia and reported frequency of consumption of fruit, vegetables, and meat. This study aimed to establish wheth...

    Authors: Lucy Cooke, Susan Carnell and Jane Wardle

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:14

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  22. Content type: Research

    Cardiovascular diseases are caused by multiple behavioral factors, including different dietary factors. We examined to what extent fruit, vegetable and fish consumption are related, and whether behavioral dete...

    Authors: Emely De Vet, Jascha de Nooijer, Nanne K de Vries and Johannes Brug

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:13

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  23. Content type: Research

    This study examined the impact of a home-based self-management intervention for housebound older adults with arthritis on the adoption of health behaviors. The moderating role of socio-demographic, psychologic...

    Authors: Kareen Nour, Sophie Laforest, Lise Gauvin and Monique Gignac

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:12

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  24. Content type: Methodology

    Self-report recall questionnaires are commonly used to measure physical activity, energy expenditure and time use in children and adolescents. However, self-report questionnaires show low to moderate validity,...

    Authors: Kate Ridley, Tim S Olds and Alison Hill

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:10

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  25. Content type: Debate

    Studies on the impact of the 'obesogenic' environment have often used non-theoretical approaches. In this journal's debate and in other papers authors have argued the necessity of formulating conceptual models...

    Authors: Stef PJ Kremers, Gert-Jan de Bruijn, Tommy LS Visscher, Willem van Mechelen, Nanne K de Vries and Johannes Brug

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:9

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  26. Content type: Research

    Despite the importance of social support in promoting physical activity, little is known about the relative influence of the type or source of social support on adolescent girls' physical activity and sedentar...

    Authors: Andrew E Springer, Steven H Kelder and Deanna M Hoelscher

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:8

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  27. Content type: Research

    The criterion-related validity and measurement bias of the long form of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) was compared to the 7-Day Physical Activity Recall (PAR).

    Authors: Marilyn Johnson-Kozlow, James F Sallis, Elizabeth A Gilpin, Cheryl L Rock and John P Pierce

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:7

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  28. Content type: Research

    This study examines whether associations between activity-related support and adolescents' physical activity differ for adolescents at high versus low risk of physical inactivity.

    Authors: Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison and Dorothy L Schmalz

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:5

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  29. Content type: Research

    Many adults in the United States report engaging in weight loss behaviors. The current study examined weight loss strategies among managed care organization members, to determine the prevalence and impact of w...

    Authors: Jennifer A Linde, Darin J Erickson, Robert W Jeffery, Nicolaas P Pronk and Raymond G Boyle

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:3

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  30. Content type: Research

    Eating at "fast food" restaurants has increased and is linked to obesity. This study examined whether living or working near "fast food" restaurants is associated with body weight.

    Authors: Robert W Jeffery, Judy Baxter, Maureen McGuire and Jennifer Linde

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:2

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:35

  31. Content type: Research

    Federal nutritional guidelines apply to school foods provided through the national school lunch and breakfast programs, but few federal regulations apply to other foods and drinks sold in schools (labeled "com...

    Authors: H Mollie Greves and Frederick P Rivara

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:1

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  32. Content type: Research

    There is a popular belief that out-of-home eating outlets, which typically serve energy dense food, may be more commonly found in more deprived areas and that this may contribute to higher rates of obesity and...

    Authors: Sally Macintyre, Laura McKay, Steven Cummins and Cate Burns

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:16

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  33. Content type: Research

    Most children eat fewer fruits and vegetables than recommended. To be able to design effective interventions, understanding the aetiology of the behaviour is important. Accessibility and preferences have shown...

    Authors: Elling Bere and Knut-Inge Klepp

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:15

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  34. Content type: Research

    This study examined associations between high school students' lunch patterns and vending machine purchases and the school food environment and policies.

    Authors: Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, Simone A French, Peter J Hannan, Mary Story and Jayne A Fulkerson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:14

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  35. Content type: Research

    Neighborhood environment factors may influence physical activity (PA). The purpose of this study was to develop and test a brief instrument to systematically document and describe the type, features, amenities...

    Authors: Rebecca E Lee, Katie M Booth, Jacqueline Y Reese-Smith, Gail Regan and Hugh H Howard

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:13

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  36. Content type: Research

    Limited research has been conducted on gender differences in perceived environmental correlates of physical activity (PA). The purpose of this study was to explore the potential role of gender in the link betw...

    Authors: Enrique Garcia Bengoechea, John C Spence and Kerry R McGannon

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:12

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  37. Content type: Review

    Several narrative reviews have been conducted on the literature examining environmental correlates of physical activity (PA). To date these reviews have been unable to provide definitive summaries of observed ...

    Authors: Mitch J Duncan, John C Spence and W Kerry Mummery

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:11

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  38. Content type: Commentary

    In an effort to reduce the global burden of non-communicable disease, the World Health Organization released a Global Strategy for Diet and Physical Activity in May 2004. This commentary reports on the develop...

    Authors: Adrian Bauman and Cora L Craig

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:10

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  39. Content type: Research

    The predictive value of the psychosocial constructs of Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) on subsequent dietary habits has not been previously investigated in a multivariate approach that includes demographic f...

    Authors: Elisabeth Kvaavik, Nanna Lien, Grethe S Tell and Knut-Inge Klepp

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:9

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  40. Content type: Research

    A two-year, community-based, group-randomized trial to promote bone mass gains among 9–11 year-old girls through increased intake of calcium-rich foods and weight-bearing physical activity was evaluated.

    Authors: Simone A French, Mary Story, Jayne A Fulkerson, John H Himes, Peter Hannan, Dianne Neumark-Sztainer and Kristine Ensrud

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:8

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  41. Content type: Research

    Despite the documented benefits of physical activity, many adults do not obtain the recommended amounts. Barriers to physical activity occur at multiple levels, including at the individual, interpersonal, and ...

    Authors: Kelly R Evenson and Aileen P McGinn

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:7

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  42. Content type: Research

    Adequate physical activity (PA) is considered as a key factor in the fight against the obesity epidemic. Therefore, detailed description of the actual PA and its components in the population is necessary. Addi...

    Authors: Nina Schaller, Henrike Seiler, Stephanie Himmerich, Georg Karg, Kurt Gedrich, Günther Wolfram and Jakob Linseisen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:6

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  43. Content type: Research

    Walking for exercise is a purposeful or structured activity that can be captured relatively easily in surveys focused on leisure time activity. In contrast, walking for transport is an incidental activity that...

    Authors: Catrine Tudor-Locke, Michael Bittman, Dafna Merom and Adrian Bauman

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:5

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  44. Content type: Research

    Few population-based studies of vegetarians have been published. Thus we compared self-reported vegetarians to non-vegetarians in a representative sample of British Columbia (BC) adults, weighted to reflect th...

    Authors: Jennifer L Bedford and Susan I Barr

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:4

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