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  1. Obesity is a serious issue, spanning all ages, and, in the U.S., disproportionately affects Latinos and African Americans. Understanding sleep, physical activity and dietary behaviors that may predict childhoo...

    Authors: S. M. Martinez, E. Blanco, J. M. Tschann, N. F. Butte, M. A. Grandner and L. A. Pasch
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:93
  2. e- and mHealth interventions using self-regulation techniques like action and coping planning have the potential to tackle the worldwide problem of physical inactivity. However, they often use one-week self-re...

    Authors: L. Degroote, A. De Paepe, I. De Bourdeaudhuij, D. Van Dyck and G. Crombez
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:92
  3. Physical activity (PA) provides numerous health benefits relevant to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, concerns exist that PA levels may have decreased during the pandemic thus exacerbating health disparities. T...

    Authors: Kathleen B. Watson, Geoffrey P. Whitfield, George Huntzicker, John D. Omura, Emily Ussery, Tiffany J. Chen and Robyn Neblett Fanfair
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:91
  4. Physical activity (PA) during childhood is important for preventing future metabolic syndrome (MetS). To examine the relationship between PA and MetS in more detail, accurate measures of PA are needed. Previou...

    Authors: Jonatan Fridolfsson, Christoph Buck, Monica Hunsberger, Joanna Baran, Fabio Lauria, Denes Molnar, Luis A. Moreno, Mats Börjesson, Lauren Lissner and Daniel Arvidsson
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:90
  5. There is an urgent need to align human diets with goals for environmental sustainability and population health. The OPTIMAT™-intervention study was developed to implement and evaluate a nutritionally adequate ...

    Authors: Patricia Eustachio Colombo, Liselotte Schäfer Elinder, Emma Patterson, Alexandr Parlesak, Anna Karin Lindroos and Susanne Andermo
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:89
  6. Multiple health behaviour change (MHBC) interventions that promote healthy lifestyles may be an efficient approach in the prevention or treatment of chronic diseases in primary care. This study aims to evaluat...

    Authors: Ignacio Aznar-Lou, Edurne Zabaleta-Del-Olmo, Marc Casajuana-Closas, Alba Sánchez-Viñas, Elizabeth Parody-Rúa, Bonaventura Bolíbar, Montserrat Iracheta-Todó, Oana Bulilete, Tomàs López-Jiménez, Haizea Pombo-Ramos, María Victoria Martín Miguel, Rosa Magallón-Botaya, Jose Ángel Maderuelo-Fernández, Emma Motrico, Juan Bellón, Ruth Martí-Lluch…
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:88
  7. Relationships between park access, park use, and wellbeing remain poorly understood. The objectives of this study were to investigate: (1) perceived and objective park access in relation to park use and physic...

    Authors: Nicholas A. Petrunoff, Ng Xian Yi, Borame Dickens, Angelia Sia, Joel Koo, Alex R. Cook, Wee Hwee Lin, Lu Ying, Ann W. Hsing, Rob M. van Dam and Falk Müller-Riemenschneider
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:87
  8. This study investigated the effect of the Feel4Diabetes-intervention, a 2-year multilevel intervention, on energy balance-related behaviors among European families at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Inter...

    Authors: Vicky Van Stappen, Greet Cardon, Marieke De Craemer, Christina Mavrogianni, Nataliya Usheva, Jemina Kivelä, Katja Wikström, Pilar De Miquel-Etayo, Esther M. González-Gil, Anett S. Radó, Anna Nánási, Violeta Iotova, Yannis Manios and Ruben Brondeel
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:86
  9. Longitudinal studies demonstrate an average decline in physical activity (PA) from adolescence to young adulthood. However, while some subgroups of adolescents decrease activity, others increase or maintain hi...

    Authors: Tuula Aira, Tommi Vasankari, Olli Juhani Heinonen, Raija Korpelainen, Jimi Kotkajuuri, Jari Parkkari, Kai Savonen, Arja Uusitalo, Maarit Valtonen, Jari Villberg, Henri Vähä-Ypyä and Sami Petteri Kokko
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:85
  10. The use of online imagery by non-local observers to conduct remote, centralized collection of streetscape audit data in international studies has the potential to enhance efficiency of collection and comparabi...

    Authors: Eric H. Fox, James E. Chapman, Abraham M. Moland, Nicole E. Alfonsin, Lawrence D. Frank, James F. Sallis, Terry L. Conway, Kelli L. Cain, Carrie Geremia, Ester Cerin, Griet Vanwolleghem, Delfien Van Dyck, Ana Queralt, Javier Molina-García, Adriano Akira Ferreira Hino, Adalberto Aparecido dos Santos Lopes…
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:84
  11. To inform implementation and future research, this scoping review investigates the volume of evidence for physical activity interventions among adults aged 60+. Our research questions are: (1) what is the evid...

    Authors: Jennifer Taylor, Sarah Walsh, Wing Kwok, Marina B. Pinheiro, Juliana Souza de Oliveira, Leanne Hassett, Adrian Bauman, Fiona Bull, Anne Tiedemann and Catherine Sherrington
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:82
  12. One of the strategic actions identified in the Global Action Plan on Physical Activity (PA) 2018–2030 is the enhancement of data systems and capabilities at national levels to support regular population survei...

    Authors: Salomé Aubert, Javier Brazo-Sayavera, Silvia A. González, Ian Janssen, Taru Manyanga, Adewale L. Oyeyemi, Patrick Picard, Lauren B. Sherar, Evan Turner and Mark S. Tremblay
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:81
  13. Authors: Ellisiv Lærum-Onsager, Marianne Molin, Cecilie Fromholt Olsen, Asta Bye, Jonas Debesay, Christine Hillestad Hestevik, Maria Bjerk and Are Hugo Pripp
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:80

    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:62

  14. Environments within schools including the physical, social-cultural and policy/practice environments have the potential to influence children’s physical activity (PA) behaviours and weight status. This Austral...

    Authors: Nicholas Crooks, Laura Alston, Melanie Nichols, Kristy A. Bolton, Steven Allender, Penny Fraser, Ha Le, Joanne Bliss, Claire Rennie, Liliana Orellana and Claudia Strugnell
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:79
  15. Food retail environments have an influential role in shaping purchasing behavior and could contribute to improving dietary patterns at a population level. However, little is known about the level of public sup...

    Authors: Clara Gómez-Donoso, Gary Sacks, Lana Vanderlee, David Hammond, Christine M. White, Claudia Nieto, Maira Bes-Rastrollo and Adrian J. Cameron
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:78
  16. Preventing chronic disease is important in health policy in countries with significantly ageing populations. This study aims to examine the prevalence of chronic disease multimorbidity and its association with...

    Authors: Li He, Stuart J. H. Biddle, John Tayu Lee, Nadila Duolikun, Lin Zhang, Zijie Wang and Yang Zhao
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:77
  17. The use of health and nutrition claims on front-of-pack labels may impact consumers’ food choices; therefore, many countries have established regulations to avoid misinformation. This study describes the preva...

    Authors: Carlos Cruz-Casarrubias, Lizbeth Tolentino-Mayo, Stefanie Vandevijvere and Simón Barquera
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:76
  18. We investigated associations between leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) at different intensities (moderate and vigorous or moderate-to-vigorous) and prospective weight gain in non-obese people. We also exam...

    Authors: Oyuntugs Byambasukh, Petra Vinke, Daan Kromhout, Gerjan Navis and Eva Corpeleijn
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:75
  19. The effect of personalised nutrition advice on discretionary foods intake is unknown. To date, two national classifications for discretionary foods have been derived. This study examined changes in intake of d...

    Authors: Katherine M. Livingstone, Carlos Celis-Morales, Santiago Navas-Carretero, Rodrigo San-Cristobal, Hannah Forster, Clara Woolhead, Clare B. O’Donovan, George Moschonis, Yannis Manios, Iwona Traczyk, Thomas E. Gundersen, Christian A. Drevon, Cyril F. M. Marsaux, Rosalind Fallaize, Anna L. Macready, Hannelore Daniel…
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:70
  20. Moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA) is associated with favorable self-rated mental and physical health. Conversely, poor self-rated health in these domains could precede unfavorable shifts ...

    Authors: Bethany Barone Gibbs, Barbara Sternfeld, Kara M. Whitaker, Jennifer S. Brach, Andrea L. Hergenroeder, David R. Jacobs Jr, Jared P. Reis, Stephen Sidney, Daniel White and Kelley Pettee Gabriel
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:74
  21. Reliable estimates of habitual sleep, physical activity, and sedentary time are essential to investigate the associations between these behaviours and health outcomes. While the number of days needed and hours...

    Authors: Devan Antczak, Chris Lonsdale, Borja del Pozo Cruz, Philip Parker and Taren Sanders
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:73
  22. The objectives of this systematic review were to update the evidence base on social media interventions for physical activity and diet since 2014, analyse the characteristics of interventions that resulted in ...

    Authors: Victoria A. Goodyear, Grace Wood, Bethany Skinner and Janice L. Thompson
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:72
  23. Although sociodemographic differences in dietary intake have been widely studied, the up-to-date evidence on the corresponding variations in motives for food selection is limited. We investigated how sociodemo...

    Authors: Hanna Konttinen, Otto Halmesvaara, Mikael Fogelholm, Hannu Saarijärvi, Jaakko Nevalainen and Maijaliisa Erkkola
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:71
  24. Physical activity has been associated with reduced risk of seven types of cancer. It remains unclear, however, whether muscle-strengthening activities also reduce cancer incidence and mortality.

    Authors: Wilson Nascimento, Gerson Ferrari, Camila Bertini Martins, Juan Pablo Rey-Lopez, Mikel Izquierdo, Dong Hoon Lee, Edward L. Giovannucci and Leandro F. M. Rezende
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:69
  25. Previous studies found that exercise interventions have positive effects on executive functions of the general population. However, studies seldom target executive functions of children and adolescents with at...

    Authors: Xiao Liang, Ru Li, Stephen H. S. Wong, Raymond K. W. Sum and Cindy H. P. Sit
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:68
  26. Though a healthy diet is widely associated with reduced risks for chronic disease and mortality, older adults in the U.S. on average do not meet dietary recommendations. Given that few studies have examined th...

    Authors: Marissa M. Shams-White, Robert W. Korycinski, Kevin W. Dodd, Brian Barrett, Stephanie Jacobs, Amy F. Subar, Yikyung Park and Heather R. Bowles
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:67
  27. Few studies have evaluated teacher- and school-level characteristics associated with implementation of recommended physical activity (PA) promoting practices. The purpose of this study is to examine associatio...

    Authors: Ann Pulling Kuhn, Edward Kim, Hannah G. Lane, Yan Wang, Rachel Deitch, Lindsey Turner, Erin R. Hager and Elizabeth A. Parker
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:66
  28. Reducing inequalities in physical activity (PA) and PA-associated health outcomes is a priority for public health. Interventions to promote PA may reduce inequalities, but may also unintentionally increase the...

    Authors: Gesa Czwikla, Filip Boen, Derek G. Cook, Johan de Jong, Tess Harris, Lisa K. Hilz, Steve Iliffe, Lilian Lechner, Richard W. Morris, Saskia Muellmann, Denise A. Peels, Claudia R. Pischke, Benjamin Schüz, Martin Stevens, Klaus Telkmann, Frank J. van Lenthe…
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:65
  29. It is considered best practice to provide clear theoretical descriptions of how behaviour change interventions should produce changes in behaviour. Commissioners of the National Health Service Diabetes Prevent...

    Authors: Rhiannon E. Hawkes, Lisa M. Miles and David P. French
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:64
  30. Physical activity is associated with improved health. Girls are less active than boys. Pilot work showed that a peer-led physical activity intervention called PLAN-A was a promising method of increasing physic...

    Authors: Russell Jago, Byron Tibbitts, Kathryn Willis, Emily Sanderson, Rebecca Kandiyali, Tom Reid, Ruth R Kipping, Rona Campbell, Stephanie J MacNeill, William Hollingworth and Simon J. Sebire
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:63
  31. Unplanned readmission may result in consequences for both the individual and society. The transition of patients from hospital to postdischarge settings often represents a discontinuity of care and is consider...

    Authors: Ellisiv Lærum-Onsager, Marianne Molin, Cecilie Fromholt Olsen, Asta Bye, Jonas Debesay, Christine Hillestad Hestevik, Maria Bjerk and Are Hugo Pripp
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:62

    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:80

  32. Children’s perception of parenting is hypothesised to significantly affect their physical activity (PA). This study aimed to examine construct validity, factorial invariance and reliability of a new tool: Phys...

    Authors: Arto Laukkanen, Kaisa Aunola, Elisa Korhonen, Lisa M. Barnett and Arja Sääkslahti
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:61
  33. The first phase of a comprehensive marketing policy was implemented in Chile in 2016. The policy restricted child-directed marketing of foods and beverages considered high in energy, total sugars, sodium or sa...

    Authors: Melissa L. Jensen, Francesca R. Dillman Carpentier, Linda Adair, Camila Corvalán, Barry M. Popkin and Lindsey Smith Taillie
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:60
  34. Food parenting practices (FPP) can affect children’s eating behaviours, yet little is known about how various FPP co-occur. The primary aim was to identify profiles of FPPs use among Canadian parents. Secondar...

    Authors: Claire N. Tugault-Lafleur, Olivia De-Jongh González, Teresia M. O’Connor, Sheryl O. Hughes and Louise C. Mâsse
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:59
  35. Depression, stress, and poor-quality sleep are common during pregnancy and postpartum, but the relationship of these factors with reward-related eating is not well understood. This observational cohort study e...

    Authors: Grace M. Betts, Leah M. Lipsky, Chelsie D. Temmen, Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Myles S. Faith and Tonja R. Nansel
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:58
  36. The 2008 Great Recession significantly impacted economies and individuals globally, with potential impacts on food systems and dietary intake. We systematically reviewed evidence on the impact of the Great Rec...

    Authors: Rosemary H. Jenkins, Eszter P. Vamos, David Taylor-Robinson, Christopher Millett and Anthony A. Laverty
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:57
  37. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Ming-wei Liu, Sarah A. McNaughton, Qi-qiang He and Rebecca Leech
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:56

    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:51

  38. There is a scarcity of device measured data on temporal changes in physical activity (PA) in large population-based samples. The purpose of this study is to describe gender and age-group specific temporal tren...

    Authors: Jostein Steene-Johannessen, Sigmund Alfred Anderssen, Elin Kolle, Bjørge Herman Hansen, Mari Bratteteig, Emilie Mass Dalhaug, Lars Bo Andersen, Wenche Nystad, Ulf Ekelund and Knut Eirik Dalene
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:55
  39. Food environments are influenced by food industries (packaged food and non-alcoholic beverage manufacturers; supermarkets and quick service restaurants). An important source of this influence is the significan...

    Authors: Iris Van Dam, Benjamin Wood, Gary Sacks, Olivier Allais and Stefanie Vandevijvere
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:54
  40. Few adolescents achieve sufficient levels of physical activity, and many are spending most of their time in sedentary behavior. Affective response following sedentary time may influence motivation to remain se...

    Authors: Chelsea L. Kracht, Robbie A. Beyl, Jaclyn P. Maher, Peter T. Katzmarzyk and Amanda E. Staiano
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:53
  41. There has been increasing interest in using wearable activity trackers to promote physical activity in youth. This study examined the short- and longer-term effects of a wearable activity tracker combined with...

    Authors: Nicola D. Ridgers, Anna Timperio, Kylie Ball, Samuel K. Lai, Helen Brown, Susie Macfarlane and Jo Salmon
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:52
  42. China has witnessed a significant nutritional transition. However, there is a gap in the literature investigating the association between change of diet and mortality among Chinese. Thus, we aimed to explore t...

    Authors: Ming-wei Liu, Sarah A. McNaughton, Qi-qiang He and Rebecca Leech
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:51

    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:56

  43. It has been posited that physical activity (PA) has the potential to improve health outcomes and the health-related quality of life of people living with or beyond cancer. Despite the well-documented health be...

    Authors: Sarah Elshahat, Charlene Treanor and Michael Donnelly
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:50
  44. Nutrition labels show potential in increasing healthy food and beverage purchases, but their effectiveness seems to depend on the type of label, the targeted food category and the setting, and evidence on thei...

    Authors: J. C. Hoenink, J. M. Stuber, J. Lakerveld, W. Waterlander, J. W. J. Beulens and J. D. Mackenbach
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:49
  45. A pan-European approach to evaluate policy impact on health behaviour requires the employment of a consensus set of established and relevant indicators.

    Authors: Lina Garnica Rosas, Gert B. M. Mensink, Jonas D. Finger, Anja Schienkiewitz, Stefanie Do, Maike Wolters, Isobel Stanley, Karim Abu Omar, Katarzyna Wieczorowska-Tobis, Catherine B. Woods, Celine Murrin, Wolfgang Ahrens and Antje Hebestreit
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:48
  46. Physical activity (PA) may positively stimulate the brain, cognition and mental health during adolescence, a period of dynamic neurobiological development. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) or vigorous P...

    Authors: T. M. Wassenaar, C. M. Wheatley, N. Beale, T. Nichols, P. Salvan, A. Meaney, K. Atherton, K. Diaz-Ordaz, H. Dawes and H. Johansen-Berg
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:47
  47. The patterning of food intake at eating occasions is a poorly understood, albeit important, step towards achieving a healthy dietary pattern. However, to capture the many permutations of food combinations at e...

    Authors: Rebecca M. Leech, Carol J. Boushey and Sarah A. McNaughton
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:46
  48. To examine if a composite activity-sleep behaviour index (ASI) mediates the effects of a combined physical activity and sleep intervention on symptoms of depression, anxiety, or stress, quality of life (QOL), ...

    Authors: Mitch J. Duncan, Anna T. Rayward, Elizabeth G. Holliday, Wendy J. Brown, Corneel Vandelanotte, Beatrice Murawski and Ronald C. Plotnikoff
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:45
  49. The North Carolina (NC) Healthy Food Small Retailer Program (HFSRP) was passed into law with a $250,000 appropriation (2016–2018) providing up to $25,000 in funding to small food stores for equipment to stock ...

    Authors: Stephanie B. Jilcott Pitts, Qiang Wu, Kimberly P. Truesdale, Ann P. Rafferty, Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, Kathryn A. Boys, Jared T. McGuirt, Sheila Fleischhacker, Nevin Johnson, Archana P. Kaur, Ronny A. Bell, Alice S. Ammerman and Melissa N. Laska
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:44
  50. Social factors are important determinants of youth physical activity (PA), but the longitudinal association between parental behaviours and adolescent PA has not been clearly assessed. This prospective study e...

    Authors: Radhouene Doggui, François Gallant and Mathieu Bélanger
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2021 18:43