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  1. Content type: Review

    Identifying attributes of the built environment associated with health-enhancing levels of physical activity (PA) in older adults (≥65 years old) has the potential to inform interventions supporting healthy an...

    Authors: David W. Barnett, Anthony Barnett, Andrea Nathan, Jelle Van Cauwenberg and Ester Cerin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:103

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  2. Content type: Research

    There is little evidence on how changing the physical environment changes health-related behaviours. We studied the effects of the new M74 motorway (freeway) — opened in 2011 — and the existing M8 motorway in ...

    Authors: R. G. Prins, L. Foley, N. Mutrie and D. B. Ogilvie

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:102

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  3. Content type: Research

    The prevalence of childhood overweight has increased in the past two decades in Indonesia. Even though prevalence is escalating, there is a lack of qualitative evidence to assist in the design and implementati...

    Authors: Cut Novianti Rachmi, Cynthia Louise Hunter, Mu Li and Louise Alison Baur

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:101

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  4. Content type: Debate

    Although the scientific community has acknowledged modest improvements can be made to weight status and obesogenic behaviors (i.e., physical activity, sedentary/screen time, diet, and sleep) during the school ...

    Authors: Keith Brazendale, Michael W. Beets, R. Glenn Weaver, Russell R. Pate, Gabrielle M. Turner-McGrievy, Andrew T. Kaczynski, Jessica L. Chandler, Amy Bohnert and Paul T. von Hippel

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:100

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  5. Content type: Review

    Physical activity and sedentary behaviour are associated with health and wellbeing. Studies indicate that ethnic minority groups are both less active and more sedentary than the majority population and that fa...

    Authors: Lars Jørun Langøien, Laura Terragni, Gro Rugseth, Mary Nicolaou, Michelle Holdsworth, Karien Stronks, Nanna Lien and Gun Roos

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:99

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  6. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of a province-wide physical education (PE) policy on secondary school students’ moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA).

    Authors: Erin Hobin, Tannis Erickson, Melisa Comte, Fei Zuo, Saamir Pasha, Donna Murnaghan, Steve Manske, Catherine Casey, Jane Griffith and Jonathan McGavock

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:98

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  7. Content type: Research

    Short sleep duration and poor sleep quality have been demonstrated to be associated with childhood obesity. It has been suggested that electronic entertainment and communication devices (EECDs) including TVs, ...

    Authors: Nomathemba Dube, Kaviul Khan, Sarah Loehr, Yen Chu and Paul Veugelers

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:97

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  8. Content type: Research

    Frailty is a common syndrome in older adults characterised by increased vulnerability to adverse health outcomes as a result of decline in functional and physiological measures. Frailty predicts a range of poo...

    Authors: Paul Watts, Elizabeth Webb and Gopalakrishnan Netuveli

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:95

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  9. Content type: Research

    The dose-response association between physical activity (PA) and mental health is poorly described. We explored cross-sectional associations between physical activity and common mental disorder (psychological ...

    Authors: Mark Hamer, Stuart J. H. Biddle and Emmanuel Stamatakis

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:96

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  10. Content type: Short paper

    The physical neighbourhood environment may influence adults’ sedentary behaviour. Yet, most studies examining the association between the physical neighbourhood environment and sedentary behaviour rely on self...

    Authors: Sofie Compernolle, Katrien De Cocker, Joreintje D. Mackenbach, Femke Van Nassau, Jeroen Lakerveld, Greet Cardon and Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:94

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  11. Content type: Review

    Well-designed research trials are critical for determining the efficacy and effectiveness of nutrition education interventions. To determine whether behavioral and/or cognition changes can be attributed to an ...

    Authors: Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, FanFan Wu, Kim Spaccarotella, Virginia Quick, Jennifer Martin-Biggers and Yingting Zhang

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:91

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  12. Content type: Research

    This cluster randomised controlled trial aimed to determine if a 6- month home-based intervention could improve the physical activity and dietary behaviours of adults aged 60 to 80 years living in retirement v...

    Authors: Jonine Jancey, Anne-Marie Holt, Andy Lee, Deborah Kerr, Suzanne Robinson, Li Tang, A.S. Anderson, Andrew P. Hills and Peter Howat

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:92

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:129

  13. Content type: Review

    Health-related claims are statements regarding the nutritional content of a food (nutrition claims) and/or indicate that a relationship exists between a food and a health outcome (health claims). Their impact ...

    Authors: Asha Kaur, Peter Scarborough and Mike Rayner

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:93

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  14. Content type: Research

    Diet and activity are thought to worsen with urbanization, thereby increasing risk of obesity and chronic diseases. A better understanding of dietary and activity patterns across the urbanization divide may he...

    Authors: Morgan L. McCloskey, Carla E. Tarazona-Meza, Jessica C. Jones-Smith, Catherine H. Miele, Robert H. Gilman, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, J. Jaime Miranda and William Checkley

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:90

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  15. Content type: Research

    Excessive screen viewing in early childhood is associated with poor physical and psycho-social health and poor cognitive development. This study aimed to understand the prevalence, trajectory and determinants ...

    Authors: Sally E. Barber, Brian Kelly, Paul J. Collings, Liana Nagy, Tracey Bywater and John Wright

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:88

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  16. Content type: Research

    Picky eating is prevalent in childhood. Because pickiness concerns parents and is associated with nutrient deficiency and psychological problems, the antecedents of pickiness need to be identified. We propose ...

    Authors: Silje Steinsbekk, Arielle Bonneville-Roussy, Alison Fildes, Clare H. Llewellyn and Lars Wichstrøm

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:87

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  17. Content type: Research

    It has been generally assumed that activity-related parenting practices influence children’s activity behavior and weight status. However, vice versa parents may also change their parenting behaviors in respon...

    Authors: Ester F. C. Sleddens, Jessica S. Gubbels, Stef P. J. Kremers, Eline van der Plas and Carel Thijs

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:89

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  18. Content type: Research

    Neighborhood food cues have been inconsistently related to residents’ health, possibly due to variations in residents’ sensitivity to such cues. This study sought to investigate the degree to which children’s ...

    Authors: Catherine Paquet, Luc de Montigny, Alice Labban, David Buckeridge, Yu Ma, Narendra Arora and Laurette Dubé

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:86

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  19. Content type: Research

    Retirement is a major life transition affecting health behaviors. The aim of this study was to examine within-individual changes in body mass index (BMI) during transition from full-time work to statutory reti...

    Authors: Sari Stenholm, Svetlana Solovieva, Eira Viikari-Juntura, Ville Aalto, Mika Kivimäki and Jussi Vahtera

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:85

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  20. Content type: Research

    The number of commercial apps to improve health behaviours in children is growing rapidly. While this provides opportunities for promoting health, the content and quality of apps targeting children and adolesc...

    Authors: Stephanie Schoeppe, Stephanie Alley, Amanda L. Rebar, Melanie Hayman, Nicola A. Bray, Wendy Van Lippevelde, Jens-Peter Gnam, Philip Bachert, Artur Direito and Corneel Vandelanotte

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:83

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  21. Content type: Research

    Research has explored associations between diet, body weight, and the food environment; however, few studies have examined historical trends in food environments.

    Authors: Peter James, Michael W. Seward, A. James O’Malley, SV Subramanian and Jason P. Block

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:84

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  22. Content type: Research

    Adolescents spend many hours in sitting activities as television viewing, video game playing and computer use. The relationship between sedentary behavior and respiratory health remains poorly elucidated. To d...

    Authors: Bruna Gonçalves C. da Silva, Ana M. B. Menezes, Fernando C. Wehrmeister, Fernando C. Barros and Michael Pratt

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:82

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  23. Content type: Research

    Slowing the decline in participation in physical activity among adolescent girls is a public health priority. This study reports the outcomes from a multi-component school-based intervention (Girls in Sport), foc...

    Authors: Anthony D. Okely, David R. Lubans, Philip J. Morgan, Wayne Cotton, Louisa Peralta, Judith Miller, Marijka Batterham and Xanne Janssen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:81

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  24. Content type: Research

    Movement integration (MI) into traditional classroom teaching is a promising opportunity for children to increase physical activity (PA). Education outside the classroom (EOtC) can be regarded as MI, and has i...

    Authors: Mikkel Bo Schneller, Jasper Schipperijn, Glen Nielsen and Peter Bentsen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:80

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  25. Content type: Research

    This study examined whether specific worksite supports for physical activity (PA) were associated with total and domain-specific PA.

    Authors: J. Aaron Hipp, Elizabeth A. Dodson, Jung Ae Lee, Christine M. Marx, Lin Yang, Rachel G. Tabak, Christine Hoehner, Oriol Marquet and Ross C. Brownson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:79

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  26. Content type: Research

    Although there are many effective lifestyle interventions for type 2 diabetes (T2DM) prevention, insight into effective intervention pathways, especially of long-term interventions, is often lacking. This stud...

    Authors: N.R. den Braver, E. de Vet, G. Duijzer, J. ter Beek, S.C. Jansen, G.J. Hiddink, E.J.M. Feskens and A. Haveman-Nies

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:78

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  27. Content type: Research

    The prominence of sedentary behavior research in health science has grown rapidly. With this growth there is increasing urgency for clear, common and accepted terminology and definitions. Such standardization ...

    Authors: Mark S. Tremblay, Salomé Aubert, Joel D. Barnes, Travis J. Saunders, Valerie Carson, Amy E. Latimer-Cheung, Sebastien F.M. Chastin, Teatske M. Altenburg and Mai J.M. Chinapaw

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:75

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  28. Content type: Research

    Purchases at small/non-traditional food stores tend to have poor nutritional quality, and have been associated with poor health outcomes, including increased obesity risk The purpose of this study was to exami...

    Authors: Caitlin E. Caspi, Kathleen Lenk, Jennifer E. Pelletier, Timothy L. Barnes, Lisa Harnack, Darin J. Erickson and Melissa N. Laska

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:76

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  29. Content type: Research

    Few studies have focused on the influence of retirement on dietary behaviors. Our study aimed at assessing the associations between transition to retirement and changes in dietary intake in French adults, part...

    Authors: Wendy Si Hassen, Katia Castetbon, Eva Lelièvre, Aurélie Lampuré, Serge Hercberg and Caroline Méjean

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:71

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  30. Content type: Research

    Office workers spend much of their time sitting, which is now understood to be a risk factor for several chronic diseases. This qualitative study examined participants’ perspectives following their involvement...

    Authors: Nyssa T. Hadgraft, Lisa Willenberg, Anthony D. LaMontagne, Keti Malkoski, David W Dunstan, Genevieve N Healy, Marj Moodie, Elizabeth G Eakin, Neville Owen and Sheleigh P Lawler

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:73

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  31. Content type: Research

    Children and youth gain multiple health benefits from regular participation in physical activity (PA). However, in Thailand there is limited national data on children and youth’s PA behaviors and recent report...

    Authors: Areekul Amornsriwatanakul, Leanne Lester, Fiona C. Bull and Michael Rosenberg

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:72

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  32. Content type: Research

    Globally most children do not engage in enough physical activity. Day length and weather conditions have been identified as determinants of physical activity, although how they may be overcome as barriers is n...

    Authors: Flo Harrison, Anna Goodman, Esther M. F. van Sluijs, Lars Bo Andersen, Greet Cardon, Rachel Davey, Kathleen F Janz, Susi Kriemler, Lynn Molloy, Angie S Page, Russ Pate, Jardena J Puder, Luis B Sardinha, Anna Timperio, Niels Wedderkopp and Andy P. Jones

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:74

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  33. Content type: Research

    Research suggests a role for both fat mass and muscle mass in appetite regulation, but the longitudinal relationships between them have not yet been examined in children. The present study therefore aimed to e...

    Authors: Silje Steinsbekk, Clare H. Llewellyn, Alison Fildes and Lars Wichstrøm

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:70

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  34. Content type: Research

    Like several Southeast Asian countries, Singapore has a complex eating-out environment and a rising eating-out prevalence. However the determinants and drivers of eating-out in urban Asian environments are poo...

    Authors: Nasheen Naidoo, Rob M. van Dam, Sheryl Ng, Chuen Seng Tan, Shiqi Chen, Jia Yi Lim, Mei Fen Chan, Ling Chew and Salome A. Rebello

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:69

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  35. Content type: Research

    ‘Ultra-processed foods’ (UPF) have been industrially processed and tend to be higher in saturated fat, sodium and sugar than other foods. There is some evidence that consumption of UPF is associated with overw...

    Authors: Matthew Chak Leung Lam and Jean Adams

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:68

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  36. Content type: Research

    Engaging in regular physical activity (PA) as an older adult has been associated with numerous physical and mental health benefits. The aim of this study is to directly compare how individual-level cognitive f...

    Authors: Allison M. Sweeney, Dawn K. Wilson and M. Lee Van Horn

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:67

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  37. Content type: Research

    Parents can influence the health behaviors of their children by engaging in supportive behaviors (e.g., playing outside with their child, limiting recreational screen time). How, and the extent to which parent...

    Authors: Jocelyn W. Jarvis, Daniel W. Harrington and Heather Manson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:77

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  38. Content type: Research

    Accurate estimation of food portion size is a difficult task. Visual cues are important mediators of portion size and therefore technology-based aids may assist consumers when serving and estimating food porti...

    Authors: Megan E. Rollo, Tamara Bucher, Shamus P. Smith and Clare E. Collins

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:65

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  39. Content type: Research

    Movement behaviours performed over a finite period such as a 24 h day are compositional data. Compositional data exist in a constrained simplex geometry that is incongruent with traditional multivariate analyt...

    Authors: Stuart J. Fairclough, Dorothea Dumuid, Sarah Taylor, Whitney Curry, Bronagh McGrane, Gareth Stratton, Carol Maher and Timothy Olds

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:64

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  40. Content type: Research

    The prevalence of obesity increased dramatically in many European countries in the past decades. Whether the increase occurred to the same extent in all socioeconomic groups is less known. We systematically as...

    Authors: Kristina Hoffmann, Rianne De Gelder, Yannan Hu, Matthias Bopp, Jozsef Vitrai, Eero Lahelma, Gwenn Menvielle, Paula Santana, Enrique Regidor, Ola Ekholm, Johan P. Mackenbach and Frank J. van Lenthe

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:63

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  41. Content type: Debate

    Estimates of picky eating are quite high among young children, with 14-50% of parents identifying their preschoolers as picky eaters. Dietary intake and preferences during the preschool years are characterized...

    Authors: Kathryn Walton, Leon Kuczynski, Emma Haycraft, Andrea Breen and Jess Haines

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:62

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  42. Content type: Research

    Self-monitoring using pedometers is an effective behaviour change technique to support increased physical activity (PA). However, the ways in which pedometers operate as motivational tools in adoption and mainten...

    Authors: Craig Donnachie, Sally Wyke, Nanette Mutrie and Kate Hunt

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:61

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  43. Content type: Review

    Late adolescence to early adulthood is a period of lifestyle change and personal development which may influence dietary behaviour. Understanding dietary trajectories across this age range may help in targetin...

    Authors: Eleanor M. Winpenny, Tarra L. Penney, Kirsten Corder, Martin White and Esther M. F. van Sluijs

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:60

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  44. Content type: Review

    Low levels of physical activity (PA) are a global concern and increasing PA engagement is becoming a priority in current public health policies. Despite the large number of studies and reviews available, the e...

    Authors: Giancarlo Condello, Anna Puggina, Katina Aleksovska, Christoph Buck, Con Burns, Greet Cardon, Angela Carlin, Chantal Simon, Donatella Ciarapica, Tara Coppinger, Cristina Cortis, Sara D’Haese, Marieke De Craemer, Andrea Di Blasio, Sylvia Hansen, Licia Iacoviello…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:58

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  45. Content type: Research

    Men are generally believed to be more physically active than women when evaluated using current physical activity (PA) guidelines, which count only moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in bouts lastin...

    Authors: Shiho Amagasa, Noritoshi Fukushima, Hiroyuki Kikuchi, Tomoko Takamiya, Koichiro Oka and Shigeru Inoue

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:59

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  46. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to examine how children’s and parents’ physical activity changes from Year 1 (5–6) to Year 4 (8–9 years of age).

    Authors: Russell Jago, Emma Solomon-Moore, Corrie Macdonald-Wallis, Simon J. Sebire, Janice L. Thompson and Deborah A. Lawlor

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:33

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  47. Content type: Research

    An unhealthy lifestyle is one of the greatest contributors to obesity. A number of behaviours are linked with obesity, but are often measured separately. The UK Biobank cohort of >500,000 participants allows u...

    Authors: Sophie Cassidy, Josephine Y. Chau, Michael Catt, Adrian Bauman and Michael I. Trenell

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:57

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  48. Content type: Review

    The promotion of active and healthy ageing is becoming increasingly important as the population ages. Physical activity (PA) significantly reduces all-cause mortality and contributes to the prevention of many ...

    Authors: Gabrielle Lindsay Smith, Lauren Banting, Rochelle Eime, Grant O’Sullivan and Jannique G. Z. van Uffelen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:56

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  49. Content type: Research

    Sedentariness is an important risk factor for poor health. The main objective of this work was to examine the prospective association between television viewing time and indicators of physical function, mobili...

    Authors: Esther García-Esquinas, Elena Andrade, David Martínez-Gómez, Francisco Félix Caballero, Esther López-García and Fernando Rodríguez-Artalejo

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:54

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  50. Content type: Short paper

    The objectives of the present study were to compare time spent cycling, exercise intensity, and time spent in moderate- (MPA) and vigorous intensity physical activity (VPA) when cycling on an E-bike and a conv...

    Authors: Sveinung Berntsen, Lena Malnes, Aleksander Langåker and Elling Bere

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017 14:55

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