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  1. Preliminary evidence suggests that the physical environment and transportation are associated with youth physical activity levels. Only a few studies have examined the association of physical environmental fac...

    Authors: Kelly R Evenson, Amanda S Birnbaum, Ariane L Bedimo-Rung, James F Sallis, Carolyn C Voorhees, Kimberly Ring and John P Elder
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:28
  2. Resnicow & Vaughn challenged the field of behavioral nutrition and physical activity to conduct research in new ways. They challenged the predictiveness of our models, sensitivity to initial conditions, factor...

    Authors: Tom Baranowski
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:27
  3. This editorial introduces the special series in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity on the Pro Children study (Promoting and Sustaining Health through Increased vegetable an...

    Authors: Annie S Anderson
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:26
  4. The study of health behavior change, including nutrition and physical activity behaviors, has been rooted in a cognitive-rational paradigm. Change is conceptualized as a linear, deterministic process where ind...

    Authors: Ken Resnicow and Roger Vaughan
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:25
  5. When examining the prevalence of physical inactivity by gender and age, women over the age of 25 are at an increased risk for sedentary behavior. Childbearing and motherhood have been explored as one possible ...

    Authors: Anita G Cramp and Lawrence R Brawley
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:23
  6. In order to more effectively promote fruit and vegetable intake among children and adolescents, insight into determinants of intake is necessary. We conducted a review of the literature for potential determina...

    Authors: Mette Rasmussen, Rikke Krølner, Knut-Inge Klepp, Leslie Lytle, Johannes Brug, Elling Bere and Pernille Due
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:22
  7. The weather may be a barrier to physical activity but objective assessment of this hypothesis is lacking. Therefore we evaluated the effect of temperature, rain or snow, and wind speed on the daily physical ac...

    Authors: Catherine B Chan, Daniel AJ Ryan and Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:21
  8. Rising obesity and declining physical activity levels are of great concern because of the associated health risks. Many children are left unsupervised after the school day ends, but little is known about the a...

    Authors: Berenice R Rushovich, Carolyn C Voorhees, CE Davis, Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, Karin A Pfeiffer, John P Elder, Scott Going and Vivian G Marino
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:20
  9. Many youth today are physically inactive. Recent attention linking the physical or built environment to physical activity in adults suggests an investigation into the relationship between the built environment...

    Authors: Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison and Catherine T Lawson
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:19
  10. Information regarding how far people are willing to travel to use destinations for different types of recreational physical activity behaviors is limited. This study examines the demographic characteristics, n...

    Authors: Gavin R McCormack, Billie Giles-Corti, Max Bulsara and Terri J Pikora
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:18
  11. Environmental factors are increasingly being implicated as key influences on children's physical activity. Few studies have comprehensively examined children's perceptions of their environment, and there is a ...

    Authors: Clare Hume, Kylie Ball and Jo Salmon
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:16
  12. With the rapidly increasing prevalence of obesity in the United States, and the minimal success of education-based interventions, there is growing interest in understanding the role of the neighborhood food en...

    Authors: May C Wang, Alma A Gonzalez, Lorrene D Ritchie and Marilyn A Winkleby
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:15
  13. Previous research has documented a negative association between maternal report of child food neophobia and reported frequency of consumption of fruit, vegetables, and meat. This study aimed to establish wheth...

    Authors: Lucy Cooke, Susan Carnell and Jane Wardle
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:14
  14. Cardiovascular diseases are caused by multiple behavioral factors, including different dietary factors. We examined to what extent fruit, vegetable and fish consumption are related, and whether behavioral dete...

    Authors: Emely De Vet, Jascha de Nooijer, Nanne K de Vries and Johannes Brug
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:13
  15. This study examined the impact of a home-based self-management intervention for housebound older adults with arthritis on the adoption of health behaviors. The moderating role of socio-demographic, psychologic...

    Authors: Kareen Nour, Sophie Laforest, Lise Gauvin and Monique Gignac
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:12
  16. Self-report recall questionnaires are commonly used to measure physical activity, energy expenditure and time use in children and adolescents. However, self-report questionnaires show low to moderate validity,...

    Authors: Kate Ridley, Tim S Olds and Alison Hill
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:10
  17. Studies on the impact of the 'obesogenic' environment have often used non-theoretical approaches. In this journal's debate and in other papers authors have argued the necessity of formulating conceptual models...

    Authors: Stef PJ Kremers, Gert-Jan de Bruijn, Tommy LS Visscher, Willem van Mechelen, Nanne K de Vries and Johannes Brug
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:9
  18. Despite the importance of social support in promoting physical activity, little is known about the relative influence of the type or source of social support on adolescent girls' physical activity and sedentar...

    Authors: Andrew E Springer, Steven H Kelder and Deanna M Hoelscher
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:8
  19. The criterion-related validity and measurement bias of the long form of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) was compared to the 7-Day Physical Activity Recall (PAR).

    Authors: Marilyn Johnson-Kozlow, James F Sallis, Elizabeth A Gilpin, Cheryl L Rock and John P Pierce
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:7
  20. This study examines whether associations between activity-related support and adolescents' physical activity differ for adolescents at high versus low risk of physical inactivity.

    Authors: Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison and Dorothy L Schmalz
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:5
  21. Many adults in the United States report engaging in weight loss behaviors. The current study examined weight loss strategies among managed care organization members, to determine the prevalence and impact of w...

    Authors: Jennifer A Linde, Darin J Erickson, Robert W Jeffery, Nicolaas P Pronk and Raymond G Boyle
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:3
  22. Eating at "fast food" restaurants has increased and is linked to obesity. This study examined whether living or working near "fast food" restaurants is associated with body weight.

    Authors: Robert W Jeffery, Judy Baxter, Maureen McGuire and Jennifer Linde
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:2

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  23. Federal nutritional guidelines apply to school foods provided through the national school lunch and breakfast programs, but few federal regulations apply to other foods and drinks sold in schools (labeled "com...

    Authors: H Mollie Greves and Frederick P Rivara
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:1
  24. There is a popular belief that out-of-home eating outlets, which typically serve energy dense food, may be more commonly found in more deprived areas and that this may contribute to higher rates of obesity and...

    Authors: Sally Macintyre, Laura McKay, Steven Cummins and Cate Burns
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:16
  25. Most children eat fewer fruits and vegetables than recommended. To be able to design effective interventions, understanding the aetiology of the behaviour is important. Accessibility and preferences have shown...

    Authors: Elling Bere and Knut-Inge Klepp
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:15
  26. This study examined associations between high school students' lunch patterns and vending machine purchases and the school food environment and policies.

    Authors: Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, Simone A French, Peter J Hannan, Mary Story and Jayne A Fulkerson
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:14
  27. Neighborhood environment factors may influence physical activity (PA). The purpose of this study was to develop and test a brief instrument to systematically document and describe the type, features, amenities...

    Authors: Rebecca E Lee, Katie M Booth, Jacqueline Y Reese-Smith, Gail Regan and Hugh H Howard
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:13
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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