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  1. This study examines changes in socio-demographic, environmental and intrapersonal factors associated with dog acquisition in non-dog owners at baseline to 12-months follow-up and the effect of dog acquisition ...

    Authors: Hayley E Cutt, Matthew W Knuiman and Billie Giles-Corti

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:17

    Content type: Research

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  2. Policy is frequently identified in the behavioural nutrition and physical activity research literature as a necessary component of effective research and practice. The purpose of this commentary is to promote ...

    Authors: Mark A Lawrence and Heather Yeatman

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:16

    Content type: Commentary

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  3. Worldwide, the prevalence of obesity among children has increased dramatically. Although the etiology of childhood obesity is multifactorial, to date, most preventive interventions have focused on school-aged ...

    Authors: Alison K Ventura and Leann L Birch

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:15

    Content type: Review

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  4. To determine whether the provision of higher levels of compulsory school physical activity is associated with higher physical activity and fitness levels and less overweight in childhood and 20 years later.

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

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:14

    Content type: Research

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  5. Perceptions of one's environment and functional status have been linked to physical activity in older adults. However, little is known about these associations over time, and even less about the possible media...

    Authors: Katherine S Morris, Edward McAuley and Robert W Motl

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:13

    Content type: Research

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  6. The long-term role that parental encouragement and attitudes about fitness and exercise play in adolescents' physical activity and sedentary behavior habits remains unclear. This paper aims to longitudinally e...

    Authors: Katherine W Bauer, Melissa C Nelson, Kerri N Boutelle and Dianne Neumark-Sztainer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:12

    Content type: Research

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  7. Low levels of physical activity are characteristic in preschoolers. To effectively promote physical activity, it is necessary to understand factors that influence young children's physical activity. The presen...

    Authors: Greet Cardon, Eveline Van Cauwenberghe, Valery Labarque, Leen Haerens and Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:11

    Content type: Research

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  8. The purpose of this paper is to review relationships of academic performance and some of its determinants to participation in school-based physical activities, including physical education (PE), free school ph...

    Authors: François Trudeau and Roy J Shephard

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:10

    Content type: Review

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  9. This study seeks to determine whether perception of weight status among the overweight has changed with the increasing overweight/obesity prevalence.

    Authors: Wendy L Johnson-Taylor, Rachel A Fisher, Van S Hubbard, Pamela Starke-Reed and Paul S Eggers

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:9

    Content type: Research

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  10. The primary objective of this pilot study was to evaluate the effect of active video games on children's physical activity levels.

    Authors: Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Ralph Maddison, Yannan Jiang, Andrew Jull, Harry Prapavessis and Anthony Rodgers

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:8

    Content type: Short paper

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  11. Intention is a key determinant of action. However, there is a gap between intention and behavioural performance that remains to be explained. Therefore, the aim of this study was to identify moderators of the ...

    Authors: Steve Amireault, Gaston Godin, Marie-Claude Vohl and Louis Pérusse

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:7

    Content type: Research

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  12. Intermittent monitoring of fruit and vegetable intake at the population level is essential for the evaluation and planning of national dietary interventions. Yet, only a limited number of studies on time trend...

    Authors: Mette Rasmussen, Rikke Krølner, Chalida Mae Svastisalee, Pernille Due and Bjørn Evald Holstein

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:6

    Content type: Research

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  13. Food behaviours, attitudes, environments and knowledge are relevant to professionals in childhood obesity prevention, as are dietary patterns which promote positive energy balance. There is a lack of valid and...

    Authors: Annabelle M Wilson, Anthea M Magarey and Nadia Mastersson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:5

    Content type: Research

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  14. To assess the association of obesity with quality of life, health service utilization and physical activity in a large sample of primary care patients with osteoarthritis (OA).

    Authors: Thomas Rosemann, Richard Grol, Katja Herman, Michel Wensing and Joachim Szecsenyi

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:4

    Content type: Research

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  15. Few measures exist to measure the overall home environment for its ability to support physical activity (PA) and healthy eating in overweight children. The purpose of this study was to develop and test the rel...

    Authors: Michelle L Gattshall, Jo Ann Shoup, Julie A Marshall, Lori A Crane and Paul A Estabrooks

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:3

    Content type: Research

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  16. It is well established that the risk of insufficient physical activity is greater in girls than in boys, especially during the adolescent years. The promotion of active transport (AT) to and from school has be...

    Authors: Elizabeth K Duncan, J Scott Duncan and Grant Schofield

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:2

    Content type: Research

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  17. Walking and cycling to school provide a convenient opportunity to incorporate physical activity into an adolescent's daily routine. School proximity to residential homes has been identified as an important det...

    Authors: Norah M Nelson, Eimear Foley, Donal J O'Gorman, Niall M Moyna and Catherine B Woods

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:1

    Content type: Research

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  18. Participation in Walk to School (WTS) programs has grown substantially in the US since its inception; however, no attempt has been made to systematically describe program use or factors associated with impleme...

    Authors: Dianne S Ward, Laura Linnan, Amber Vaughn, Brian Neelon, Sarah L Martin and Janet E Fulton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:67

    Content type: Research

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  19. Numerous studies have examined the association between the surrounding neighborhood environment and physical activity levels in adolescents. Many of these studies use a road network buffer or Euclidean distanc...

    Authors: Natalie Colabianchi, Marsha Dowda, Karin A Pfeiffer, Dwayne E Porter, Maria João CA Almeida and Russell R Pate

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:66

    Content type: Short paper

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  20. Evidence is growing on the benefit of physical activity to improve well-being following a cancer diagnosis. This study examined changes in physical activity from pre to post diagnosis and explored this relatio...

    Authors: Nancy Humpel and Donald C Iverson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:65

    Content type: Research

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  21. Immigrant children face an increased risk of being overweight. Little is known about how immigrant families perceive school programs that may help prevent obesity, such as walking to school and school breakfast.

    Authors: H Mollie Greves, Paula Lozano, Lenna Liu, Katie Busby, Jen Cole and Brian Johnston

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:64

    Content type: Research

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  22. Type 2 diabetes disproportionately affects Aboriginal peoples in Canada. Ample evidence shows that regular physical activity (PA) plays an important role in the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes. Evi...

    Authors: Allison M Kirby, Lucie Lévesque, Virgina Wabano and Jennifer Robertson-Wilson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:63

    Content type: Research

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  23. Accurate measurement of physical activity is a pre-requisite for monitoring population health and for evaluating effective interventions. The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) is used as a c...

    Authors: Ralph Maddison, Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Yannan Jiang, Stephen Vander Hoorn, Anthony Rodgers, Carlene MM Lawes and Elaine Rush

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:62

    Content type: Research

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  24. The aim of this work was to study the associations of physical activity (PA) and other factors predisposing to overweight, with overweight and central adiposity in children and adolescents.

    Authors: Francisco B Ortega, Jonatan R Ruiz and Michael Sjöström

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:61

    Content type: Research

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  25. While much cross-sectional data is available, there have been few longitudinal investigations of patterns of electronic media use in children. Further, the possibility of a bi-directional relationship between ...

    Authors: Kylie Hesketh, Melissa Wake, Melissa Graham and Elizabeth Waters

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:60

    Content type: Research

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  26. The majority of individuals with type 2 diabetes do not exercise regularly. Pedometer-based walking interventions can help; however, pedometer-based interventions targeting only total daily accumulated steps m...

    Authors: Caroline R Richardson, Kathleen S Mehari, Laura G McIntyre, Adrienne W Janney, Laurie A Fortlage, Ananda Sen, Victor J Strecher and John D Piette

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:59

    Content type: Research

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  27. Household food availability is consistently linked to dietary intake; yet behavioral weight control treatment includes only minimal instruction on how to change the home environment to support dietary goals. T...

    Authors: Amy A Gorin, Hollie A Raynor, Heather M Niemeier and Rena R Wing

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:58

    Content type: Research

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  28. The aim of this paper was to test the goodness of fit of the Attitude – Social influence – self-Efficacy (ASE) model in explaining schoolchildren's intentions to eat fruit and their actual fruit intake in Aust...

    Authors: Camilla Sandvik, Rolf Gjestad, Johannes Brug, Mette Rasmussen, Marianne Wind, Alexandra Wolf, Carmen Pérez-Rodrigo, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Oddrun Samdal and Knut-Inge Klepp

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:57

    Content type: Research

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  29. Environmental factors may influence the particularly low rates of physical activity in African American and low-income adults. This cross-sectional study investigated how measured environmental factors were re...

    Authors: Katie M Heinrich, Rebecca E Lee, Richard R Suminski, Gail R Regan, Jacqueline Y Reese-Smith, Hugh H Howard, C Keith Haddock, Walker S Carlos Poston and Jasjit S Ahluwalia

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:56

    Content type: Research

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  30. Although it is important to investigate how interventions work, no formal mediation analyses have been conducted to explain behavioral outcomes in school-based fat intake interventions in adolescents. The aim ...

    Authors: Leen Haerens, Ester Cerin, Benedicte Deforche, Lea Maes and Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:55

    Content type: Research

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  31. Whilst evidence exists for the influence of encouragement on physical activity participation, the diversity of support sources and the type of physical activity examined previously is limited. This study exami...

    Authors: Maea Hohepa, Robert Scragg, Grant Schofield, Gregory S Kolt and David Schaaf

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:54

    Content type: Research

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  32. Interventions to promote physical activity frequently target hypothesized mediators of change, but these might be affected by a person's awareness of their own physical activity behavior. The paper aims to cha...

    Authors: Esther MF van Sluijs, Simon J Griffin and Mireille NM van Poppel

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:53

    Content type: Research

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  33. Walking is the primary focus of population-based physical activity initiatives but a theoretical understanding of this behaviour is still elusive. The purpose of this study was to integrate personality, the pe...

    Authors: Ryan E Rhodes, Kerry S Courneya, Chris M Blanchard and Ronald C Plotnikoff

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:51

    Content type: Research

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  34. Despite the global obesity epidemic, few studies have performed cross-national comparisons of adolescents' attempts to lose weight and weight control practices. This study aims to investigate matters mentioned...

    Authors: Kristiina Ojala, Carine Vereecken, Raili Välimaa, Candace Currie, Jari Villberg, Jorma Tynjälä and Lasse Kannas

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:50

    Content type: Research

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  35. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurological disease that is associated with physical inactivity. Understanding the factors that correlate with physical activity is important for developing effective phys...

    Authors: Shawna E Doerksen, Robert W Motl and Edward McAuley

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:49

    Content type: Research

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  36. Guatemala has experienced a substantial increase in overweight and obesity in recent years, yet physical activity patterns and consequent energy expenditure are largely unexplored in this population.

    Authors: Cria O Gregory, Manuel Ramirez-Zea, Reynaldo Martorell and Aryeh D Stein

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:48

    Content type: Research

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  37. This study assesses the net benefit and the cost-effectiveness of the Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) intervention program, using parameter estimates from the El Paso trial. There were two standar...

    Authors: Henry Shelton Brown III, Adriana Pérez, Yen-Peng Li, Deanna M Hoelscher, Steven H Kelder and Roberto Rivera

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:47

    Content type: Research

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  38. Fruit and vegetable intake is low among European children and exposure to TV is negatively associated with the intake of fruit and vegetables. The aim of the present study was to explore exposure to food comme...

    Authors: Knut-Inge Klepp, Marianne Wind, Ilse de Bourdeaudhuij, Carmen Perez Rodrigo, Pernille Due, Mona Bjelland and Johannes Brug

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:46

    Content type: Research

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  39. The American Heritage Time Use Study (AHTUS) represents a harmonised historical data file of time use by adults, amalgamating surveys collected in 1965–66, 1975–76, 1985, 1992–94, and 2003. The objectives of t...

    Authors: Catrine Tudor-Locke, Hidde P van der Ploeg, Heather R Bowles, Michael Bittman, Kimberly Fisher, Dafna Merom, Jonathan Gershuny, Adrian Bauman and Muriel Egerton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:45

    Content type: Research

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  40. There is limited evidence in preschool children linking media use, such as television/video viewing and computer use, to obesity and adiposity. We tested three hypotheses in preschool children: 1) that watchin...

    Authors: Jason A Mendoza, Fred J Zimmerman and Dimitri A Christakis

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:44

    Content type: Research

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  41. If guidelines regarding recommended activity levels for young people are to be meaningful and comparable, it should be clear how they are operationalised. It is usually open to interpretation whether young peo...

    Authors: Tim Olds, Kate Ridley, Melissa Wake, Kylie Hesketh, Elizabeth Waters, George Patton and Joanne Williams

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:43

    Content type: Research

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  42. People often have misperceptions (overestimation or underestimation) about the health-related behaviours they engage in, which may have adverse consequences for their susceptibility to behavioural change. Misp...

    Authors: Catherine Bolman, Lilian Lechner and Marius van Dijke

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:42

    Content type: Research

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  43. There has been an ongoing discussion about the relationship between time spent watching television and childhood obesity. This debate has special relevance in the Latin American region were the globalization p...

    Authors: Luis F Gomez, Diana C Parra, Felipe Lobelo, Belen Samper, José Moreno, Enrique Jacoby, Diego I Lucumi, Sandra Matsudo and Catalina Borda

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:41

    Content type: Research

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  44. Little research has given consideration to how people's weight control behaviors may moderate the relationships between nutrition and body mass index (BMI) in large cross-sectional studies. The objective of th...

    Authors: Jennifer Utter, Robert Scragg, Cliona Ni Mhurchu and David Schaaf

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:40

    Content type: Research

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  45. Today, more and more health professionals use the Internet to deliver behavioral change interventions, because of its advantage to reach a wide variety of people at low costs. However, little is known about wh...

    Authors: Heleen Spittaels and Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:39

    Content type: Research

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  46. Given the increasing importance of obesity in China, prevention interventions encouraging physical activity by middle school students are needed. The purpose of this study is to illustrate how a rapid elicitat...

    Authors: Juan Zhang, Susan E Middlestadt and Cheng-Ye Ji

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:38

    Content type: Research

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  47. This commentary paper provides a selective overview of topics addressed at the sixth annual meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA). With 31 symposiums, 42 f...

    Authors: Johannes Brug

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:37

    Content type: Commentary

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  48. Snacking is likely to play an important role in the development of overweight and obesity, yet little is known about the contexts of snacking in adolescents or how snacking may influence other dietary habits, ...

    Authors: Gayle Savige, Abbie MacFarlane, Kylie Ball, Anthony Worsley and David Crawford

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:36

    Content type: Research

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  49. The physical environments in which adolescents reside and their access to food stores may influence their consumption of fruit and vegetables. This association could either be direct or mediated via psychosoci...

    Authors: Russell Jago, Tom Baranowski, Janice C Baranowski, Karen W Cullen and Debbe Thompson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:35

    Content type: Research

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