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  1. The effect of exercise on subjective appetite and short-term food intake has received little investigation in children. Despite a lack of reported evaluation of short-duration activity programs, they are curre...

    Authors: Natalie C Bozinovski, Nick Bellissimo, Scott G Thomas, Paul B Pencharz, Robert C Goode and G Harvey Anderson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:66

    Content type: Research

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  2. Active commuting increases levels of physical activity and is more likely to be adopted and sustained than exercise programmes. Despite the potential health, environmental, social and economic benefits, cyclin...

    Authors: Sandar Tin Tin, Alistair Woodward, Simon Thornley and Shanthi Ameratunga

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:64

    Content type: Research

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  3. To assess from a societal perspective the incremental cost-effectiveness of the Walking School Bus (WSB) program for Australian primary school children as an obesity prevention measure. The intervention was mo...

    Authors: Marjory Moodie, Michelle Haby, Leah Galvin, Boyd Swinburn and Robert Carter

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:63

    Content type: Research

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  4. Dietary intake during childhood and adolescence is of increasing interest due to its influence on adult health, particularly obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. There is a need to develop and validat...

    Authors: Jane F Watson, Clare E Collins, David W Sibbritt, Michael J Dibley and Manohar L Garg

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:62

    Content type: Methodology

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  5. Little is known about how adolescents and their parents interact and talk about some of the key lifestyle behaviors that are associated with overweight and obesity, such as screen time (ST) and sugary drink (S...

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

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:61

    Content type: Research

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  6. Although the benefits of the recommended level of physical activity on reducing chronic diseases are well-established, most of the Japanese population is not sufficiently active. Thus, examining correlates is ...

    Authors: Ai Shibata, Koichiro Oka, Kazuhiro Harada, Yoshio Nakamura and Isao Muraoka

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:60

    Content type: Research

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  7. The purpose of this review is to update expected values for pedometer-determined physical activity in free-living healthy older populations. A search of the literature published since 2001 began with a keyword...

    Authors: Catrine Tudor-Locke, Teresa L Hart and Tracy L Washington

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:59

    Content type: Review

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:65

  8. The prevalence of overweight and obesity has increased. A strong environmental factor contributing to the obesity epidemic is food portion size. This review of studies into the effects of portion size on energ...

    Authors: Ingrid HM Steenhuis and Willemijn M Vermeer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:58

    Content type: Review

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  9. Health risks linked to obesity and the difficulty most have in achieving weight loss underscore the importance of identifying dietary factors that contribute to successful weight loss.

    Authors: Andrew Flood, Nathan Mitchell, Melanie Jaeb, Emily A Finch, Patricia S Laqua, Ericka M Welsh, Annie Hotop, Shelby L Langer, Rona L Levy and Robert W Jeffery

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:57

    Content type: Research

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  10. Evidence for psychosocial and environmental correlates on children's physical activity is scattered and somewhat unconvincing. Further, the moderating influences of socioeconomic position (SEP) on these influe...

    Authors: James Dollman and Nicole R Lewis

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:56

    Content type: Research

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  11. Although general parenting styles and restrictive parental feeding practices have been associated with children's weight status, few studies have examined the association between feeding styles and proximal ou...

    Authors: Sharon L Hoerr, Sheryl O Hughes, Jennifer O Fisher, Theresa A Nicklas, Yan Liu and Richard M Shewchuk

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:55

    Content type: Research

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  12. Understanding the correlates of dietary intake is necessary in order to effectively promote healthy dietary behavior among children and adolescents. A literature review was conducted on the correlates of the f...

    Authors: Arianna D McClain, Courtney Chappuis, Selena T Nguyen-Rodriguez, Amy L Yaroch and Donna Spruijt-Metz

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:54

    Content type: Review

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  13. Parks are key environmental resources for encouraging population-level physical activity (PA). In measuring availability of parks, studies have employed both self-reported and objective indicators of proximity...

    Authors: Kelsey J Lackey and Andrew T Kaczynski

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:53

    Content type: Research

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  14. It has previously been suggested that deprived neighbourhoods within modern cities have poor access to general amenities, for example, fewer food retail outlets. Here we examine the distribution of food retail...

    Authors: Laura Macdonald, Anne Ellaway and Sally Macintyre

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:52

    Content type: Short paper

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  15. Prospective studies linking infant temperament, or behavioral style, to infant body composition are lacking. In this longitudinal study (3 to 18 months), we seek to examine the associations between two dimensi...

    Authors: Meghan M Slining, Linda Adair, Barbara Davis Goldman, Judith Borja and Margaret Bentley

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:51

    Content type: Research

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  16. Appropriately measuring habitual physical activity (PA) in children is a major challenge. Questionnaires and accelerometers are the most widely used instruments but both have well-known limitations. The aims o...

    Authors: Bettina Bringolf-Isler, Leticia Grize, Urs Mäder, Nicole Ruch, Felix H Sennhauser and Charlotte Braun-Fahrländer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:50

    Content type: Research

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  17. Using data from the SHAPE trial, a randomized 6-month neighborhood-based intervention designed to increase walking activity among older adults, this study identified and analyzed social-ecological factors medi...

    Authors: Yvonne L Michael and Nichole E Carlson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:49

    Content type: Research

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  18. The purpose of this paper was to evaluate the long-term impact of a childhood motor skill intervention on adolescent motor skills and physical activity.

    Authors: Lisa M Barnett, Eric van Beurden, Philip J Morgan, Lyndon O Brooks, Avigdor Zask and John R Beard

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:48

    Content type: Research

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  19. Overweight increased among Filipino mothers and offspring from 1994 to 2005 however, a higher rate of increase among mothers resulted in a prevalence 4 times higher than that among offspring in 2005. Our aim w...

    Authors: Anna Kelles and Linda Adair

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:47

    Content type: Research

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  20. Fast food restaurants reportedly target specific populations by locating in lower-income and in minority neighborhoods. Physical proximity to fast food restaurants has been associated with higher obesity rates.

    Authors: Philip M Hurvitz, Anne V Moudon, Colin D Rehm, Laura C Streichert and Adam Drewnowski

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:46

    Content type: Research

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  21. The potential synergistic effects of multiple dietary and physical activity behaviours on the risk of chronic conditions and health outcomes is a key issue for public health. This study examined the prevalence...

    Authors: Natalie Pearson, Andrew J Atkin, Stuart JH Biddle, Trish Gorely and Charlotte Edwardson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:45

    Content type: Research

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  22. Measures to assess neighborhood environments are needed to better understand the salient features that may enhance outdoor physical activities, such as walking and bicycling for transport or leisure. The purpo...

    Authors: Kelly R Evenson, Daniela Sotres-Alvarez, Amy H Herring, Lynne Messer, Barbara A Laraia and Daniel A Rodríguez

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:44

    Content type: Research

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  23. Interventions designed to increase workplace physical activity may not automatically reduce high volumes of sitting, a behaviour independently linked to chronic diseases such as obesity and type II diabetes. T...

    Authors: Nicholas D Gilson, Anna Puig-Ribera, Jim McKenna, Wendy J Brown, Nicola W Burton and Carlton B Cooke

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:43

    Content type: Research

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  24. There is increasing evidence that the environment plays a role in influencing physical activity in children and adults. As children have less autonomy in their behavioural choices, neighbourhood environment su...

    Authors: Andrew P Jones, Emma G Coombes, Simon J Griffin and Esther MF van Sluijs

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:42

    Content type: Research

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  25. The aim of the study was to examine the construct validity of the Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire -R18 (TFEQ-R18), a measure of eating behaviour, and to evaluate cognitive restraint, uncontrolled eating and ...

    Authors: Susanna Anglé, Janne Engblom, Tiina Eriksson, Susanna Kautiainen, Marja-Terttu Saha, Pirjo Lindfors, Matti Lehtinen and Arja Rimpelä

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:41

    Content type: Research

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  26. Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:40

    Content type: Erratum

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:23

  27. Research on the influence of the physical environment on physical activity is rapidly expanding and different measures of environmental perceptions have been developed, mostly in the US and Australia. The purp...

    Authors: Heleen Spittaels, Charlie Foster, Jean-Michel Oppert, Harry Rutter, Pekka Oja, Michael Sjöström and Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:39

    Content type: Research

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  28. Accurate measurement of household food purchase behavior (HFPB) is important for understanding its association with household characteristics, individual dietary intake and neighborhood food retail outlets. Ho...

    Authors: Simone A French, Melanie Wall, Nathan R Mitchell, Scott T Shimotsu and Ericka Welsh

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:37

    Content type: Research

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  29. The literature on seasonality in children and youth's physical activity participation is inconsistent. The aims of this study were to: 1) compare physical activity across seasons and describe activity patterns...

    Authors: Elin Kolle, Jostein Steene-Johannessen, Lars B Andersen and Sigmund A Anderssen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:36

    Content type: Research

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  30. Regular physical activity is considered a cornerstone for managing type 2 diabetes. However, in Canada, most individuals with type 2 diabetes do not meet national physical activity recommendations. When design...

    Authors: François Boudreau and Gaston Godin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:35

    Content type: Research

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  31. There is evidence of a clustering of healthy dietary patterns and physical activity among young people and also of unhealthy behaviours. The identification of influences on children's health behaviors, particu...

    Authors: Natalie Pearson, Anna Timperio, Jo Salmon, David Crawford and Stuart JH Biddle

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:34

    Content type: Research

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  32. Identification of non-modifiable correlates of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in youth contributes to the development of effective targeted intervention strategies. The purpose of this research was ...

    Authors: Trish Gorely, Andrew J Atkin, Stuart JH Biddle and Simon J Marshall

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:33

    Content type: Research

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  33. The Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) and its abbreviated form (NEWS-A) assess perceived environmental attributes believed to influence physical activity. A multilevel confirmatory factor analy...

    Authors: Ester Cerin, Terry L Conway, Brian E Saelens, Lawrence D Frank and James F Sallis

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:32

    Content type: Research

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  34. Accelerometers were incorporated in the 2003–2004 National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey (NHANES) study cycle for objective assessment of physical activity. This is the first time that objective ph...

    Authors: Marquis S Hawkins, Kristi L Storti, Caroline R Richardson, Wendy C King, Scott J Strath, Robert G Holleman and Andrea M Kriska

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:31

    Content type: Research

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  35. Increasing physical activity is important in the promotion of better health. Computer-tailored behavior change programs have shown promise in changing lifestyle risk factors.

    Authors: Leonie Michelle Neville, Blythe O'Hara and Andrew Milat

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:30

    Content type: Research

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  36. Few studies have investigated the associations of takeaway food consumption with overall diet quality and abdominal obesity. Young adults are high consumers of takeaway food so we aimed to examine these associ...

    Authors: Kylie J Smith, Sarah A McNaughton, Seana L Gall, Leigh Blizzard, Terence Dwyer and Alison J Venn

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:29

    Content type: Research

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  37. While previous research on fast food access and purchasing has not found evidence of an association, these studies have had methodological problems including aggregation error, lack of specificity between the ...

    Authors: Lukar E Thornton, Rebecca J Bentley and Anne M Kavanagh

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:28

    Content type: Research

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  38. Some studies in adults indicate a positive correlation between eating later in the day and overall energy intake as well as body weight status. Thus, the time of food intake may be a risk factor in childhood o...

    Authors: Stephanie Eng, David A Wagstaff and Sibylle Kranz

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:27

    Content type: Research

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  39. The workplace has been identified as a promising setting for health promotion, and many worksite health promotion programmes have been implemented in the past years. Research has mainly focused on the effectiv...

    Authors: Suzan JW Robroek, Frank J van Lenthe, Pepijn van Empelen and Alex Burdorf

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:26

    Content type: Review

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  40. The prevalence and level of overweight in childhood is rapidly increasing. One potential contributor to the rise in overweight is a decline in physical activity (PA). The purpose of this study was to compare l...

    Authors: Benedicte Deforche, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Eva D'hondt and Greet Cardon

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:25

    Content type: Research

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  41. Computer-tailored written nutrition interventions have been shown to be more effective than non-tailored materials in changing diet, but continued research is needed. Your Healthy Life/Su Vida Saludable (YHL-S...

    Authors: Kim M Gans, Patricia M Risica, Leslie O Strolla, Leanne Fournier, Usree Kirtania, David Upegui, Julie Zhao, Tiffiney George and Suddhasatta Acharyya

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:24

    Content type: Research

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  42. The threats posed by the rising prevalence of overweight and obesity on public health have been widely acknowledged. Several population groups, which deserve special attention because of their higher prevalenc...

    Authors: Amika S Singh, Mai JM Chinapaw, Johannes Brug, Stef PJ Kremers, Tommy LS Visscher and Willem van Mechelen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:23

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:40

  43. Among youth, participation in extracurricular physical activities at school and organised physical activities in the community is associated with higher physical activity levels. The objective was to determine...

    Authors: Mathieu Bélanger, Katherine Gray-Donald, Jennifer O'Loughlin, Gilles Paradis, Jennifer Hutcheon, Katerina Maximova and James Hanley

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:22

    Content type: Research

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  44. Physical activity (PA) is one of the most important factors for improving population health, but no standardised systems exist for international surveillance. The International Physical Activity Questionnaire ...

    Authors: Adrian Bauman, Fiona Bull, Tien Chey, Cora L Craig, Barbara E Ainsworth, James F Sallis, Heather R Bowles, Maria Hagstromer, Michael Sjostrom and Michael Pratt

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:21

    Content type: Research

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  45. Theoretically, increased levels of physical activity self-efficacy (PASE) should lead to increased physical activity, but few studies have reported this effect among youth. This failure may be at least partial...

    Authors: Russell Jago, Tom Baranowski, Kathy Watson, Christine Bachman, Janice C Baranowski, Debbe Thompson, Arthur E Hernández, Elizabeth Venditti, Tara Blackshear and Esther Moe

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:20

    Content type: Research

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  46. This study sought to integrate perceived and built environmental and individual factors into the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) model to better understand adolescents' physical activity.

    Authors: Ralph Maddison, Steven Vander Hoorn, Yannan Jiang, Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Daniel Exeter, Enid Dorey, Chris Bullen, Jennifer Utter, David Schaaf and Maria Turley

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:19

    Content type: Research

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  47. This pilot study evaluated the feasibility (recruitment, retention, adherence and satisfaction) and preliminary efficacy of a 12-week website and email-linked counselling intervention on physical activity behavio...

    Authors: Tanis Liebreich, Ronald C Plotnikoff, Kerry S Courneya and Normand Boulé

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:18

    Content type: Research

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  48. The purpose of this study is to compare self-reported time (by questionnaire) and objectively measured time (by accelerometer) spent on physical activity at moderate (MPA) and vigorous intensity (VPA) in subgr...

    Authors: Sander M Slootmaker, Albertine J Schuit, Marijke JM Chinapaw, Jacob C Seidell and Willem van Mechelen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:17

    Content type: Research

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  49. In the ProActive Trial an intensive theory-based intervention program was no more effective than theory-based brief advice in increasing objectively measured physical activity among adults at risk of Type 2 diabe...

    Authors: Wendy Hardeman, Ann Louise Kinmonth, Susan Michie and Stephen Sutton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:16

    Content type: Research

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