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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. Rising prevalence of secondary conditions among persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) has focused recent attention to potential health promotion programs designed to reduce such adverse health conditions. A he...

    Authors: Thilo Kroll, Matthew Kehn, Pei-Shu Ho and Suzanne Groah

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:34

    Content type: Research

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  22. The purpose of this study was to (1) compare parental and child recording of children's fruit and vegetable (F&V) consumption, including family-related factors, and (2) investigate the potential differences in...

    Authors: Evelien Reinaerts, Jascha de Nooijer and Nanne K de Vries

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:33

    Content type: Research

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  23. It has commonly been suggested (including by this author) that individual or household deprivation (for example, low income) is amplified by area level deprivation (for example, lack of affordable nutritious f...

    Authors: Sally Macintyre

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:32

    Content type: Debate

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  24. Pedometers have become common place in physical activity promotion, yet little information exists on who is using them. The multi-strategy, community-based 10,000 Steps Rockhampton physical activity interventi...

    Authors: Elizabeth G Eakin, Kerry Mummery, Marina M Reeves, Sheleigh P Lawler, Grant Schofield, Alison J Marshall and Wendy J Brown

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:31

    Content type: Research

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  25. Most children do not meet the recommended guidelines for fruit and vegetable intake. Since preference is an important predictor of intake, more knowledge is needed about children's preferences and about how th...

    Authors: Gertrude G Zeinstra, Maria A Koelen, Frans J Kok and Cees de Graaf

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:30

    Content type: Research

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  26. Few assessment instruments have examined the nutrition and physical activity environments in child care, and none are self-administered. Given the emerging focus on child care settings as a target for interven...

    Authors: Sara E Benjamin, Brian Neelon, Sarah C Ball, Shrikant I Bangdiwala, Alice S Ammerman and Dianne S Ward

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:29

    Content type: Research

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  27. Including children in food preparation activities has long been recommended as a method to encourage children's consumption, but has not been evaluated. Goal setting is also a common component of behavior chan...

    Authors: Karen W Cullen, Kathy B Watson, Issa Zakeri, Tom Baranowski and Janice H Baranowski

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:28

    Content type: Research

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  28. This study experimentally examined the effects of repeated exposure to different meal portion sizes on energy intake.

    Authors: Robert W Jeffery, Sarah Rydell, Caroline L Dunn, Lisa J Harnack, Allen S Levine, Paul R Pentel, Judith E Baxter and Ericka M Walsh

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:27

    Content type: Research

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  29. There is evidence that physical activity (PA) interventions tailored to individual's stages of change (SoC) are more effective in promote behavior change than "one-size-fits-all" interventions. However, only a...

    Authors: Samuel C Dumith, Denise P Gigante and Marlos R Domingues

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:25

    Content type: Research

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  30. Studies examining the relationship between physical fitness and obesity in children have had mixed results despite their interrelationship making intuitive sense. We examined the relationship between physical ...

    Authors: Pascal Bovet, Robert Auguste and Hillary Burdette

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:24

    Content type: Research

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  31. After publication it was brought to our attention that the information for one of the variables in Table 1 was incorrect (Weiss, O'Loughlin et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activi...

    Authors: Deborah R Weiss, Jennifer L O'Loughlin, Robert W Platt and Gilles Paradis

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:23

    Content type: Erratum

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:2

  32. Sustained maintenance of health behaviors is a determinant of successful symptom reduction strategies for older adults with arthritis. This study examined whether or not short-term improvements in exercise inv...

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

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:22

    Content type: Research

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  33. Despite evidence of the benefits of exercise in cancer survivors, exercise participation rates tend to decline after treatments. Few studies have examined the determinants of exercise in less common cancer sit...

    Authors: Kristina H Karvinen, Kerry S Courneya, Kristin L Campbell, Robert G Pearcey, George Dundas, Valerie Capstick and Katia S Tonkin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:21

    Content type: Research

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  34. For high-risk individuals and their healthcare providers, finding the right balance between promoting physical activity and minimizing the risk of adverse events can be difficult. More information on the preva...

    Authors: David E Goodrich, Angela R Larkin, Julie C Lowery, Robert G Holleman and Caroline R Richardson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:20

    Content type: Research

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  35. Recess provides a daily opportunity for children to engage in moderate-to-vigorous (MVPA) and vigorous physical activity (VPA). Limited research has investigated the effects of recess-based interventions on ph...

    Authors: Nicola D Ridgers, Gareth Stratton, Stuart J Fairclough and Jos WR Twisk

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:19

    Content type: Research

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  36. To examine high school personnel's perceptions of the school environment, its impact on obesity, and the potential impact of legislation regulating schools' food/beverage offerings.

    Authors: Nicole L Nollen, Christie A Befort, Patricia Snow, Christine Makosky Daley, Edward F Ellerbeck and Jasjit S Ahluwalia

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:18

    Content type: Research

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  37. The present research describes a measure of the worksite environment for food, physical activity and weight management. The worksite environment measure (WEM instrument) was developed for the Route H Study, a ...

    Authors: Scott T Shimotsu, Simone A French, Anne F Gerlach and Peter J Hannan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:17

    Content type: Research

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  38. Information on correlates of total physical activity (PA) levels among middle-aged and elderly women is limited. This article aims to investigate whether total daily PA levels are associated with age, body mas...

    Authors: Nicola Orsini, Rino Bellocco, Matteo Bottai, Marcello Pagano and Alicja Wolk

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:16

    Content type: Short paper

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  39. Conducting process evaluations of health promoting interventions, and measuring the effectiveness of specific intervention components, may help in the understanding of program failure or success. The purposes ...

    Authors: Catherine Lorentzen, Yngvar Ommundsen, Anne Karen Jenum and Ingar Holme

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:15

    Content type: Research

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  40. This study was conceived to analyze how exercise and weight management psychosocial variables, derived from several health behavior change theories, predict weight change in a short-term intervention. The theo...

    Authors: António L Palmeira, Pedro J Teixeira, Teresa L Branco, Sandra S Martins, Cláudia S Minderico, José T Barata, Sidónio O Serpa and Luís B Sardinha

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:14

    Content type: Research

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  41. The aim was to assess the construct validity characteristics of an adapted version of the long International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ-L) and report seasonal variations in physical activity (PA).

    Authors: Sidsel Graff-Iversen, Sigmund A Anderssen, Ingar M Holme, Anne Karen Jenum and Truls Raastad

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:13

    Content type: Research

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  42. Consumption of the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables is associated with several health benefits. Currently less than 25% of the American population meets the minimum recommendation of five servings ...

    Authors: Shawna E Doerksen and Paul A Estabrooks

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:12

    Content type: Research

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  43. On November 15–17, 2006 the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe organised a ministerial conference on counteracting obesity in the European region. Delegations from 48 countries met in Istanbu...

    Authors: Johannes Brug

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:11

    Content type: Debate

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  44. This paper addresses the potential for using economic regulation, e.g. taxes or subsidies, as instruments to combat the increasing problems of inappropriate diets, leading to health problems such as obesity, d...

    Authors: Jørgen D Jensen and Sinne Smed

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:10

    Content type: Research

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  45. Despite the increasing prevalence of overweight/obesity and its association to eating patterns in adolescents and adults, little is known about the relationship between problematic eating behaviours and body w...

    Authors: Lise Dubois, Anna Farmer, Manon Girard, Kelly Peterson and Fabiola Tatone-Tokuda

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:9

    Content type: Research

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  46. An exploration of socioeconomic variation in lifestyle factors and adiposity in the Ontario Food Survey through structural equation models.

    Authors: Heather Ward, Valerie Tarasuk, Rena Mendelson and Gail McKeown-Eyssen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:8

    Content type: Research

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  47. There has been increasing interest in the ability of the internet to produce behaviour change. The focus of this study was to describe program exposure across three intervention groups from a randomised trial ...

    Authors: Rebekah M Steele, W Kerry Mummery and Trudy Dwyer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:7

    Content type: Research

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