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  1. Content type: Research

    Guided by the Socialization Model of Child Behavior (SMCB), this cross-sectional study examined direct and indirect associations of parental cognitions and behavior, the home and neighborhood environment, and ...

    Authors: Eun-Young Lee, Kylie D. Hesketh, Ryan E. Rhodes, Christina M. Rinaldi, John C. Spence and Valerie Carson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:17

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  2. Content type: Review

    The links between increased participation in Physical Activity (PA) and improvements in health are well established. As this body of evidence has grown, so too has the search for measures of PA with high level...

    Authors: Kieran P. Dowd, Robert Szeklicki, Marco Alessandro Minetto, Marie H. Murphy, Angela Polito, Ezio Ghigo, Hidde van der Ploeg, Ulf Ekelund, Janusz Maciaszek, Rafal Stemplewski, Maciej Tomczak and Alan E. Donnelly

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:15

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  3. Content type: Research

    Maintenance of physical activity (PA) during later life is associated with optimal health; however, the long-term trajectories of PA into old age and their predictors have not been extensively researched using...

    Authors: Daniel Aggio, Efstathios Papachristou, Olia Papacosta, Lucy T. Lennon, Sarah Ash, Peter H. Whincup, S. Goya Wannamethee and Barbara J. Jefferis

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:14

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  4. Content type: Research

    Childhood overweight and obesity is a major public health concern. Community-based interventions have the potential to reach caregivers and children. However, the overall health impact of these programs is rar...

    Authors: Mary E. Jung, Jessica E. Bourne and Heather L. Gainforth

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:13

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  5. Content type: Research

    Designing parks that optimise visitation and support visitors to be active is important for public health. Yet there is very little evidence about whether playground refurbishment achieves these objectives. Th...

    Authors: Jenny Veitch, Jo Salmon, David Crawford, Gavin Abbott, Billie Giles-Corti, Alison Carver and Anna Timperio

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:10

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  6. Content type: Research

    Implementing evidence-based recommendations for treating pediatric overweight and obesity is challenging in low-resource settings. We conducted a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of implemen...

    Authors: Judith Wylie-Rosett, Adriana E. Groisman-Perelstein, Pamela M. Diamantis, Camille C. Jimenez, Viswanathan Shankar, Beth A. Conlon, Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani, Carmen R. Isasi, Sarah N. Martin, Mindy Ginsberg, Nirupa R. Matthan and Alice H. Lichtenstein

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:12

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  7. Content type: Research

    Descriptive data on active transportation in children focuses on the trip to school and has relied on subjective reports. The purpose of this study was to use objective measures to describe total active transp...

    Authors: Gillian C. Williams, Michael M. Borghese and Ian Janssen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:11

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  8. Content type: Research

    To examine longitudinal associations between food insecurity (FI) and health behaviors/outcomes among a diverse sample of university freshmen.

    Authors: Meg Bruening, Irene van Woerden, Michael Todd and Melissa N. Laska

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:9

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  9. Content type: Research

    In Norway, social inequalities in health and health-related behaviors have been reported despite the well-developed welfare state. The objective of the present study was to analyze; (i) the development in freq...

    Authors: Kathrine Bolt-Evensen, Frøydis N. Vik, Tonje Holte Stea, Knut-Inge Klepp and Elling Bere

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:8

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  10. Content type: Research

    Although prior research suggests that stress may play a role in parent’s use of food-related parenting practices, it is unclear whether certain types of stress (e.g., transient, chronic) result in different fo...

    Authors: Jerica M. Berge, Allan Tate, Amanda Trofholz, Angela Fertig, Scott Crow, Dianne Neumark-Sztainer and Michael Miner

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:7

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  11. Content type: Research

    Little is known about the relation between the neighbourhood food environment and home cooking. We explored the independent and combined associations between residential neighbourhood spatial access to restaur...

    Authors: Maria Gabriela M. Pinho, Joreintje D. Mackenbach, Hélène Charreire, Jean-Michel Oppert, Helga Bárdos, Harry Rutter, Sofie Compernolle, Joline W. J. Beulens, Johannes Brug and Jeroen Lakerveld

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:6

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  12. Content type: Research

    The quality of most Americans’ diets is far from optimal. Given that many Americans consume a significant portion of calories in the home, intervening in this setting could be beneficial. However, the relation...

    Authors: Angela Kong, Linda Schiffer, Mirjana Antonic, Carol Braunschweig, Angela Odoms-Young and Marian Fitzgibbon

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:5

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  13. Content type: Research

    Interactive web-based physical activity interventions using Web 2.0 features (e.g., social networking) have the potential to improve engagement and effectiveness compared to static Web 1.0 interventions. Howev...

    Authors: Stephanie J. Alley, Gregory S. Kolt, Mitch J. Duncan, Cristina M. Caperchione, Trevor N. Savage, Anthony J. Maeder, Richard R. Rosenkranz, Rhys Tague, Anetta K. Van Itallie, W. Kerry Mummery and Corneel Vandelanotte

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:4

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  14. Content type: Research

    This study examined bidirectional relationships between maternal feeding practices and child food responsiveness and satiety responsiveness from 2 to 5 years.

    Authors: Elena Jansen, Kate E. Williams, Kimberley M. Mallan, Jan M. Nicholson and Lynne A. Daniels

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:3

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  15. Content type: Research

    Poorer diets and subsequent higher rates of chronic disease among lower-income individuals may be partially attributed to reduced access to fresh fruits and vegetables (F&V) and other healthy foods. Mobile mar...

    Authors: Lucia A. Leone, Gina L. Tripicchio, Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, Jared McGuirt, Jacqueline S. Grady Smith, Janelle Armstrong-Brown, Ziya Gizlice and Alice Ammerman

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:2

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  16. Content type: Research

    The effect of the Keep Moving toward Healthy Heart and Healthy Brain (KM2H2) program at 6-month post intervention has been assessed.  The purpose of this study is to evaluate the KM2H2 program at 30-month post in...

    Authors: Jie Gong, Yunan Xu, Xinguang Chen, Niannian Yang, Fang Li and Yaqiong Yan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:1

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  17. Content type: Research

    Physical activity is considered to have health benefits across the lifespan but levels, patterns, and correlates have not been well described in infants and toddlers under the age of two years.

    Authors: Alessandra Prioreschi, Soren Brage, Kylie D. Hesketh, Jill Hnatiuk, Kate Westgate and Lisa K. Micklesfield

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:176

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  18. Content type: Research

    Women are encouraged to be physically active during pregnancy. Despite available evidence supporting antenatal physical activity to bring health benefits for both the mother and child, the most effective way t...

    Authors: Shana Ginar da Silva, Pedro Curi Hallal, Marlos Rodrigues Domingues, Andréa Dâmaso Bertoldi, Mariângela Freitas da Silveira, Diego Bassani, Inácio Crochemore Mohnsam da Silva, Bruna Gonçalves Cordeiro da Silva, Carolina de Vargas Nunes Coll and Kelly Evenson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:175

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  19. Content type: Research

    Large, heterogeneous datasets are required to enhance understanding of the multi-level influences on children’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour. One route to achieving this is through the pooling and...

    Authors: Andrew J. Atkin, Stuart J. H. Biddle, Stephanie T. Broyles, Mai Chinapaw, Ulf Ekelund, Dale W. Esliger, Bjorge H. Hansen, Susi Kriemler, Jardena J. Puder, Lauren B. Sherar and Esther M. F. van Sluijs

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:174

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  20. Content type: Review

    Regular physical activity (PA) reduces the risk of disease and premature death. Knowing factors associated with PA might help reducing the disease and economic burden caused by low activity. Studies suggest th...

    Authors: Lina Jaeschke, Astrid Steinbrecher, Agnes Luzak, Anna Puggina, Katina Aleksovska, Christoph Buck, Con Burns, Greet Cardon, Angela Carlin, Simon Chantal, Donatella Ciarapica, Giancarlo Condello, Tara Coppinger, Cristina Cortis, Marieke De Craemer, Sara D’Haese…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:173

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  21. Content type: Research

    Restrictive feeding by parents has been associated with greater eating in the absence of hunger (EAH) among children, a risk factor for obesity. However, few studies have examined the association between restr...

    Authors: Katherine W. Bauer, Jess Haines, Alison L. Miller, Katherine Rosenblum, Danielle P. Appugliese, Julie C. Lumeng and Niko A. Kaciroti

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:172

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  22. Content type: Research

    This study examined how front-of-pack labels and product healthfulness affect choice and willingness to pay across a range of foods. It was hypothesized that: (i) product choice and (ii) willingness to pay wou...

    Authors: Zenobia Talati, Richard Norman, Simone Pettigrew, Bruce Neal, Bridget Kelly, Helen Dixon, Kylie Ball, Caroline Miller and Trevor Shilton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:171

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  23. Content type: Methodology

    Behavioral coding of videotaped eating and feeding interactions can provide researchers with rich observational data and unique insights into eating behaviors, food intake, food selection as well as interperso...

    Authors: Megan H. Pesch and Julie C. Lumeng

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:170

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  24. Content type: Research

    Evidence on the health risks of sitting is accumulating. However, research identifying factors influencing sitting time in adults is limited, especially in Asian populations. This study aimed to identify socio...

    Authors: Léonie Uijtdewilligen, Jason Dean-Chen Yin, Hidde P. van der Ploeg and Falk Müller-Riemenschneider

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:169

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  25. Content type: Research

    National guidelines emphasize healthy eating to promote wellbeing and prevention of non-communicable diseases. The perceived healthiness of food is determined by many factors affecting food intake. A positive ...

    Authors: Rodrigo San-Cristobal, Santiago Navas-Carretero, Carlos Celis-Morales, Katherine M. Livingstone, Barbara Stewart-Knox, Audrey Rankin, Anna L. Macready, Rosalind Fallaize, Clare B. O’Donovan, Hannah Forster, Clara Woolhead, Marianne C. Walsh, Christina P. Lambrinou, George Moschonis, Yannis Manios, Miroslaw Jarosz…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:168

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  26. Content type: Research

    Existing evidence about the impact of retirement on physical activity (PA) has primarily focused on the average change in PA level after retirement in group-based studies. It is unclear whether findings regarding...

    Authors: Suzanne McDonald, Rute Vieira, Alan Godfrey, Nicola O’Brien, Martin White and Falko F. Sniehotta

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:167

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  27. Content type: Research

    Diet is an important modifiable risk factor for chronic diseases. In the search for effective strategies to improve dietary patterns in order to promote healthy ageing, new approaches considering contextual fa...

    Authors: Louise H. Dekker, Richard H. Rijnks, Dirk Strijker and Gerjan J. Navis

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:166

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  28. Content type: Research

    Reductions in physical activity (PA) are common throughout young adulthood and low PA is associated with weight gain. The SNAP Trial previously reported that two self-regulation approaches to weight gain preve...

    Authors: Jessica L. Unick, Wei Lang, Samantha E. Williams, Dale S. Bond, Caitlin M. Egan, Mark A. Espeland, Rena R. Wing and Deborah F. Tate

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:165

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  29. Content type: Research

    Evidence-based metrics are needed to inform urban policy to create healthy walkable communities. Most active living research has developed metrics of the environment around residential addresses, ignoring othe...

    Authors: Lucy Dubrelle Gunn, Suzanne Mavoa, Claire Boulangé, Paula Hooper, Anne Kavanagh and Billie Giles-Corti

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:164

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  30. Content type: Research

    The Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) was a novel school-located intervention for 9–10 year olds, designed to prevent obesity by changing patterns of child behaviour through the creation of supportive school...

    Authors: Jenny Lloyd, Sarah Dean, Siobhan Creanor, Charles Abraham, Melvyn Hillsdon, Emma Ryan and Katrina M. Wyatt

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:163

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  31. Content type: Research

    Implicit and explicit attitudes are potential precursors of food choices and combine affective and cognitive components that can vary in their relative dominance. Yet, the affective and cognitive components of...

    Authors: Lucile Marty, Maud Miguet, Marie Bournez, Sophie Nicklaus, Stéphanie Chambaron and Sandrine Monnery-Patris

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:162

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  32. Content type: Research

    Community-based walking programs represent a low-cost, accessible approach to increasing physical activity among inactive adults. However, recruiting participants from vulnerable and hard-to-reach groups remai...

    Authors: Kylie Ball, Gavin Abbott, Michelle Wilson, Melanie Chisholm and Shannon Sahlqvist

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:161

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  33. Content type: Research

    Depression is a foremost cause of morbidity throughout the world and the prevalence of depression in women is about twice as high as men. Additionally, overweight and obesity are major global health concerns. ...

    Authors: Amado D. Quezada, Nayeli Macías-Waldman, Jorge Salmerón, Tessa Swigart and Katia Gallegos-Carrillo

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:160

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  34. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to address the gap in the translation of research into practice through an extensive process evaluation of the Move for Well-being in School programme using the RE-AIM framework. The pur...

    Authors: Søren Smedegaard, Ruben Brondeel, Lars Breum Christiansen and Thomas Skovgaard

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:159

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  35. Content type: Review

    Evidence is mounting to suggest a causal relationship between the built environment and people’s physical activity behaviours, particularly active transport. The evidence base has been hindered to date by rest...

    Authors: Melody Smith, Jamie Hosking, Alistair Woodward, Karen Witten, Alexandra MacMillan, Adrian Field, Peter Baas and Hamish Mackie

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:158

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  36. Content type: Review

    A better understanding of the optimal “dose” of behavioral interventions to affect change in weight-related outcomes is a critical topic for childhood obesity intervention research. The objective of this revie...

    Authors: William J. Heerman, Meghan M. JaKa, Jerica M. Berge, Erika S. Trapl, Evan C. Sommer, Lauren R. Samuels, Natalie Jackson, Jacob L. Haapala, Alicia S. Kunin-Batson, Barbara A. Olson-Bullis, Heather K. Hardin, Nancy E. Sherwood and Shari L. Barkin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:157

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  37. Content type: Review

    Changing the physical environment is one way to promote physical activity and improve health, but evidence on intervention effectiveness is mixed. The theoretical perspectives and conceptual issues discussed o...

    Authors: Jenna Panter, Cornelia Guell, Rick Prins and David Ogilvie

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:156

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  38. Content type: Research

    Although crime and perceived safety are associated with obesity and body mass index (BMI), the pathways are less clear. Two likely pathways by which crime and perceived safety may impact obesity are through di...

    Authors: Andrea S. Richardson, Wendy M. Troxel, Madhumita Ghosh-Dastidar, Gerald P. Hunter, Robin Beckman, Natalie Colabianchi, Rebecca L. Collins and Tamara Dubowitz

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:155

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  39. Content type: Research

    Some ethnic minority populations have a higher risk of non-communicable diseases than the majority European population. Diet and physical activity behaviours contribute to this risk, shaped by a system of inte...

    Authors: Michelle Holdsworth, Mary Nicolaou, Lars Jørun Langøien, Hibbah Araba Osei-Kwasi, Sebastien F. M. Chastin, F. Marijn Stok, Laura Capranica, Nanna Lien, Laura Terragni, Pablo Monsivais, Mario Mazzocchi, Lea Maes, Gun Roos, Caroline Mejean, Katie Powell and Karien Stronks

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:154

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  40. Content type: Research

    Overweight and low levels of physical activity (PA) in preschoolers are major public health concerns. However, to date only few studies have investigated subjective and objective correlates of PA across different...

    Authors: Michael Eichinger, Sven Schneider and Freia De Bock

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:153

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  41. Content type: Debate

    The establishment of the Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity (DEDIPAC) Knowledge Hub, 2013–2016, was the first action taken by the ‘Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life’ European Joint Programming Initiative...

    Authors: Johannes Brug, Hidde P. van der Ploeg, Anne Loyen, Wolfgang Ahrens, Oliver Allais, Lene F. Andersen, Greet Cardon, Laura Capranica, Sebastien Chastin, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Marieke De Craemer, Alan Donnelly, Ulf Ekelund, Paul Finglas, Marion Flechtner-Mors, Antje Hebestreit…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:150

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  42. Content type: Research

    While the role of parenting in children’s eating behaviors has been studied extensively, less attention has been given to its potential association with children’s snacking habits. To address this gap, we cond...

    Authors: Rachel E. Blaine, Alexandria Kachurak, Kirsten K. Davison, Rachel Klabunde and Jennifer Orlet Fisher

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:146

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  43. Content type: Research

    Environmental characteristics of home neighbourhoods are hypothesised to be associated with residents’ physical activity levels, yet many studies report only weak or equivocal associations. We theorise that th...

    Authors: Emma Coombes, Andy Jones, Ashley Cooper and Angie Page

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:149

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  44. Content type: Research

    The prevalence of obesity among Latino children is alarmingly high, when compared to non-Latino White children. Low-income Latino parents living in urban areas, even if they are well-educated, face obstacles t...

    Authors: Carlos Penilla, Jeanne M. Tschann, Emma V. Sanchez-Vaznaugh, Elena Flores and Emily J. Ozer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:148

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  45. Content type: Research

    Sedentary behavior (SB) is, irrespective of a person’s physical activity levels, associated with a wide range of deleterious outcomes such as diabetes, stroke and associated premature mortality. There are no n...

    Authors: Davy Vancampfort, Brendon Stubbs and Ai Koyanagi

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:147

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  46. Content type: Research

    There is accumulating evidence supporting the association between neighborhood built environments and adults’ physical activity (PA) and sedentary time (ST); however, few studies have investigated these associ...

    Authors: Erica Hinckson, Ester Cerin, Suzanne Mavoa, Melody Smith, Hannah Badland, Tom Stewart, Scott Duncan and Grant Schofield

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:145

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  47. Content type: Methodology

    Physical inactivity is widely recognized as one of the leading causes of mortality, and transport accounts for a large part of people’s daily physical activity. This study develops a simulation approach to eva...

    Authors: Ruben Brondeel, Yan Kestens and Basile Chaix

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:143

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  48. Content type: Research

    Dramatic increases in child overweight have occurred in China. A comprehensive look at trends in physical activity and sedentary behaviors among Chinese youth is needed. The study aimed to examine trends in do...

    Authors: Tracy Dearth-Wesley, Annie Green Howard, Huijun Wang, Bing Zhang and Barry M. Popkin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:141

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