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  1. Limited research has been conducted on gender differences in perceived environmental correlates of physical activity (PA). The purpose of this study was to explore the potential role of gender in the link betw...

    Authors: Enrique Garcia Bengoechea, John C Spence and Kerry R McGannon
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:12
  2. Several narrative reviews have been conducted on the literature examining environmental correlates of physical activity (PA). To date these reviews have been unable to provide definitive summaries of observed ...

    Authors: Mitch J Duncan, John C Spence and W Kerry Mummery
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:11
  3. In an effort to reduce the global burden of non-communicable disease, the World Health Organization released a Global Strategy for Diet and Physical Activity in May 2004. This commentary reports on the develop...

    Authors: Adrian Bauman and Cora L Craig
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:10
  4. The predictive value of the psychosocial constructs of Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) on subsequent dietary habits has not been previously investigated in a multivariate approach that includes demographic f...

    Authors: Elisabeth Kvaavik, Nanna Lien, Grethe S Tell and Knut-Inge Klepp
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:9
  5. A two-year, community-based, group-randomized trial to promote bone mass gains among 9–11 year-old girls through increased intake of calcium-rich foods and weight-bearing physical activity was evaluated.

    Authors: Simone A French, Mary Story, Jayne A Fulkerson, John H Himes, Peter Hannan, Dianne Neumark-Sztainer and Kristine Ensrud
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:8
  6. Despite the documented benefits of physical activity, many adults do not obtain the recommended amounts. Barriers to physical activity occur at multiple levels, including at the individual, interpersonal, and ...

    Authors: Kelly R Evenson and Aileen P McGinn
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:7
  7. Adequate physical activity (PA) is considered as a key factor in the fight against the obesity epidemic. Therefore, detailed description of the actual PA and its components in the population is necessary. Addi...

    Authors: Nina Schaller, Henrike Seiler, Stephanie Himmerich, Georg Karg, Kurt Gedrich, Günther Wolfram and Jakob Linseisen
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:6
  8. Walking for exercise is a purposeful or structured activity that can be captured relatively easily in surveys focused on leisure time activity. In contrast, walking for transport is an incidental activity that...

    Authors: Catrine Tudor-Locke, Michael Bittman, Dafna Merom and Adrian Bauman
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:5
  9. Few population-based studies of vegetarians have been published. Thus we compared self-reported vegetarians to non-vegetarians in a representative sample of British Columbia (BC) adults, weighted to reflect th...

    Authors: Jennifer L Bedford and Susan I Barr
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:4
  10. The relationship between parental physical activity and children's physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness has not been well studied in the Australian context. Given the increasing focus on physical ac...

    Authors: Verity Cleland, Alison Venn, Jayne Fryer, Terence Dwyer and Leigh Blizzard
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:3
  11. This study is an application of the theory of planned behaviour (TPB) with additional variables to predict the motivations to prevent weight gain. In addition, variations in measures across individuals classif...

    Authors: Birgitte Wammes, Stef Kremers, Boudewijn Breedveld and Johannes Brug
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:1
  12. There is limited population-based data on diet and physical activity behaviors and weight loss among users of prescription weight loss medications. Most findings are from clinical settings or from research tha...

    Authors: Heidi Michels Blanck, Laura Kettel Khan and Mary K Serdula
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:17
  13. Functional decline threatens independent living and is common among individuals diagnosed with cancer, especially those who are elderly. The purpose of this study was to explore whether dietary and exercise pr...

    Authors: Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Elizabeth C Clipp, Miriam C Morey, Carl F Pieper, Richard Sloane, Denise Clutter Snyder and Harvey J Cohen
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:16
  14. Young women are a group at high risk of weight gain. This study examined a range of perceived personal, social and environmental barriers to physical activity and healthy eating for weight maintenance among yo...

    Authors: Sari Andajani-Sutjahjo, Kylie Ball, Narelle Warren, Victoria Inglis and David Crawford
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:15
  15. The assumption that lifestyles formed early in life track into adulthood has been used to justify the targeting of health promotion programmes towards children and adolescents. The aim of the current study was...

    Authors: Colin Boreham, Paula J Robson, Alison M Gallagher, Gordon W Cran, J Maurice Savage and Liam J Murray
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:14
  16. Very little is known about the correlates of adoption and maintenance of vigorous exercise. The purpose of this study was to understand the sociodemographic correlates of exercise adoption and maintenance in a...

    Authors: Kerri N Boutelle, Robert W Jeffery and Simone A French
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:13
  17. The purpose of this study was to analyze pretreatment predictors of short-term weight loss in Portuguese overweight and obese women involved in a weight management program. Behavioral and psychosocial predicto...

    Authors: Pedro J Teixeira, António L Palmeira, Teresa L Branco, Sandra S Martins, Cláudia S Minderico, José T Barata, Analiza M Silva and Luís B Sardinha
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:12
  18. Theoretical and practical innovations are needed if we are to advance efforts to persuade and enable people to make healthy changes in their behavior. In this paper, I propose that progress in our understandin...

    Authors: Alexander J Rothman
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:11
  19. Aboriginal children in Canada are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes. Given that physical inactivity is an important modifiable risk factor for type 2 diabetes, prevention efforts targeting Aboriginal child...

    Authors: Lucie Lévesque, Margaret Cargo and Jon Salsberg
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:8
  20. Recent research and commentary contends that ecological approaches may be particularly useful for understanding and promoting physical activity participation in various settings including the workplace. Yet wi...

    Authors: Tricia R Prodaniuk, Ronald C Plotnikoff, John C Spence and Phillip M Wilson
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:7
  21. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is usually caused by high levels of many risk factors simultaneously over many years. Therefore, it is of great interest to study if subjects stay within rank order over time in bo...

    Authors: Lars Bo Andersen, Henriette Hasselstrøm, Vivian Grønfeldt, Stig Eiberg Hansen and Froberg Karsten
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:6
  22. Food group intakes by US children are below recommendations and micronutrient inadequacies have been reported. There are few longitudinal data that focus on developmental changes in food and nutrient intake fr...

    Authors: Michelle L Mannino, Yoonna Lee, Diane C Mitchell, Helen Smiciklas-Wright and Leann L Birch
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:5
  23. Physical activity is increasingly recognized as an important factor influencing health and disease status. Total energy expenditure, both low-intensity and high-intensity, contributes to maintenance of healthy...

    Authors: Linda Dong, Gladys Block and Shelly Mandel
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004 1:4