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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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

  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. Content type: Research

    The relationship between parental physical activity and children's physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness has not been well studied in the Australian context. Given the increasing focus on physical ac...

    Authors: Verity Cleland, Alison Venn, Jayne Fryer, Terence Dwyer and Leigh Blizzard

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:3

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  23. Content type: Research

    This study is an application of the theory of planned behaviour (TPB) with additional variables to predict the motivations to prevent weight gain. In addition, variations in measures across individuals classif...

    Authors: Birgitte Wammes, Stef Kremers, Boudewijn Breedveld and Johannes Brug

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:1

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  24. Content type: Research

    There is limited population-based data on diet and physical activity behaviors and weight loss among users of prescription weight loss medications. Most findings are from clinical settings or from research tha...

    Authors: Heidi Michels Blanck, Laura Kettel Khan and Mary K Serdula

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:17

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  25. Content type: Research

    Functional decline threatens independent living and is common among individuals diagnosed with cancer, especially those who are elderly. The purpose of this study was to explore whether dietary and exercise pr...

    Authors: Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Elizabeth C Clipp, Miriam C Morey, Carl F Pieper, Richard Sloane, Denise Clutter Snyder and Harvey J Cohen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:16

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  26. Content type: Research

    The assumption that lifestyles formed early in life track into adulthood has been used to justify the targeting of health promotion programmes towards children and adolescents. The aim of the current study was...

    Authors: Colin Boreham, Paula J Robson, Alison M Gallagher, Gordon W Cran, J Maurice Savage and Liam J Murray

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:14

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  27. Content type: Research

    Young women are a group at high risk of weight gain. This study examined a range of perceived personal, social and environmental barriers to physical activity and healthy eating for weight maintenance among yo...

    Authors: Sari Andajani-Sutjahjo, Kylie Ball, Narelle Warren, Victoria Inglis and David Crawford

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:15

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  28. Content type: Research

    Very little is known about the correlates of adoption and maintenance of vigorous exercise. The purpose of this study was to understand the sociodemographic correlates of exercise adoption and maintenance in a...

    Authors: Kerri N Boutelle, Robert W Jeffery and Simone A French

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:13

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  29. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study was to analyze pretreatment predictors of short-term weight loss in Portuguese overweight and obese women involved in a weight management program. Behavioral and psychosocial predicto...

    Authors: Pedro J Teixeira, António L Palmeira, Teresa L Branco, Sandra S Martins, Cláudia S Minderico, José T Barata, Analiza M Silva and Luís B Sardinha

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:12

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  30. Content type: Debate

    Theoretical and practical innovations are needed if we are to advance efforts to persuade and enable people to make healthy changes in their behavior. In this paper, I propose that progress in our understandin...

    Authors: Alexander J Rothman

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:11

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  31. Content type: Research

    Aboriginal children in Canada are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes. Given that physical inactivity is an important modifiable risk factor for type 2 diabetes, prevention efforts targeting Aboriginal child...

    Authors: Lucie Lévesque, Margaret Cargo and Jon Salsberg

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:8

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  32. Content type: Research

    Recent research and commentary contends that ecological approaches may be particularly useful for understanding and promoting physical activity participation in various settings including the workplace. Yet wi...

    Authors: Tricia R Prodaniuk, Ronald C Plotnikoff, John C Spence and Phillip M Wilson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:7

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  33. Content type: Research

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is usually caused by high levels of many risk factors simultaneously over many years. Therefore, it is of great interest to study if subjects stay within rank order over time in bo...

    Authors: Lars Bo Andersen, Henriette Hasselstrøm, Vivian Grønfeldt, Stig Eiberg Hansen and Froberg Karsten

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:6

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  34. Content type: Research

    Food group intakes by US children are below recommendations and micronutrient inadequacies have been reported. There are few longitudinal data that focus on developmental changes in food and nutrient intake fr...

    Authors: Michelle L Mannino, Yoonna Lee, Diane C Mitchell, Helen Smiciklas-Wright and Leann L Birch

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:5

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  35. Content type: Research

    Physical activity is increasingly recognized as an important factor influencing health and disease status. Total energy expenditure, both low-intensity and high-intensity, contributes to maintenance of healthy...

    Authors: Linda Dong, Gladys Block and Shelly Mandel

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:4

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