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  1. Promoting physical activity (PA) in patients during and/or after an inpatient stay appears important but challenging. Interventions using activity trackers seem promising to increase PA and enhance recovery of...

    Authors: Marijke E. de Leeuwerk, Petra Bor, Hidde P. van der Ploeg, Vincent de Groot, Marike van der Schaaf and Marike van der Leeden
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:59
  2. Movement behaviours are important for infant (0–12 mo) and toddler (1–2 yrs) health and development, yet very little is known about adherence to the 24-hour movement behaviour guidelines and parents perception...

    Authors: Kathryn R. Hesketh and Xanne Janssen
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:58
  3. Eating plays an important role in mental and physical health and is influenced by affective (e.g., emotions, stress) and appetitive (i.e., food craving, hunger) states, among others. Yet, substantial temporal ...

    Authors: Björn Pannicke, Jens Blechert, Julia Reichenberger and Tim Kaiser
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:57
  4. Most available evidence on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on child movement behaviors is from cross-sectional studies using self-report measures. This study aimed to identify change trajectories and thei...

    Authors: Leigh Ann Ganzar, Deborah Salvo, Katie Burford, Yuzi Zhang, Harold W. Kohl III and Deanna M. Hoelscher
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:56
  5. We compared the relation between neighborhood features and moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) using linear regression analysis and the more novel compositional data analysis (CoDA). Compositional da...

    Authors: Madeleine Bird, Geetanjali D Datta, Deanna Chinerman, Lisa Kakinami, Marie-Eve Mathieu, Mélanie Henderson and Tracie A Barnett
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:55
  6. Restrictions due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic reduced physical activity provision for both children and their parents. Recent studies have reported decreases in physical activity levels ...

    Authors: Ruth Salway, Charlie Foster, Frank de Vocht, Byron Tibbitts, Lydia Emm-Collison, Danielle House, Joanna G. Williams, Katie Breheny, Tom Reid, Robert Walker, Sarah Churchward, William Hollingworth and Russell Jago
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:51
  7. Prompting employees to swap their usual lunches for lower-energy alternatives may help align energy intake with public health recommendations. We tested the effect of offering lower-energy swaps with and witho...

    Authors: Sarah Breathnach, Phillippa Lally, Clare H. Llewellyn, Alex Sutherland and Dimitrios A. Koutoukidis
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:54
  8. Active recreation contributes to child and adolescent physical activity, however, factors affecting uptake are poorly understood at the systems level. The aims of this study were: (1) to use systems analysis m...

    Authors: Harriet Koorts, Paul M. Salmon, Christopher T. V. Swain, Samuel Cassar, David Strickland and Jo Salmon
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:53
  9. To identify the prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of different domains of physical activity (PA) and higher sitting time among South American adolescents.

    Authors: Raphael H. O. Araujo, André O. Werneck, Luciana L. Barboza, Robinson Ramírez-Vélez, Clarice M. L. Martins, Rafael M. Tassitano, Ellen C. M. Silva, Gilmar M. de Jesus, Thiago S. Matias, Luiz R. A. de Lima, Javier Brazo-Sayavera and Danilo R. Silva
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:52
  10. Walkability indices have been developed and linked to behavioural and health outcomes elsewhere in the world, but not comprehensively for Europe. We aimed to 1) develop a theory-based and evidence-informed Dut...

    Authors: Thao Minh Lam, Zhiyong Wang, Ilonca Vaartjes, Derek Karssenberg, Dick Ettema, Marco Helbich, Erik J. Timmermans, Lawrence D. Frank, Nicolette R. den Braver, Alfred J. Wagtendonk, Joline W. J. Beulens and Jeroen Lakerveld
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:50
  11. Promoting active (i.e., conscious, autonomous, informed, and value-congruent) choices may improve the effectiveness of physical activity interventions. This web-based four-arm experimental study investigated t...

    Authors: Lorraine L. Landais, Olga C. Damman, Judith G. M. Jelsma, Evert A. L. M. Verhagen and Danielle R. M. Timmermans
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:49
  12. Dietary energy density is thought to be a contributor to obesity, but the extent to which different magnitudes and types of reductions to food energy density decreases daily energy intake is unclear. The prima...

    Authors: Eric Robinson, Mercedes Khuttan, India McFarland-Lesser, Zina Patel and Andrew Jones
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:48
  13. Knowledge on longitudinal patterns and related factors of young children’s physical activity (PA) is still scarce. Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine patterns and changes of accelerometer-measured...

    Authors: Linnea Bergqvist-Norén, Emilia Hagman, Lijuan Xiu, Claude Marcus and Maria Hagströmer
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:47
  14. Higher levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity have been associated with a lower risk of diabetes, but less is known about how daily step counts (steps/day) are associated with diabetes risk. Therefor...

    Authors: Carmen C. Cuthbertson, Christopher C. Moore, Daniela Sotres-Alvarez, Gerardo Heiss, Carmen R. Isasi, Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani, Jordan A. Carlson, Linda C. Gallo, Maria M. Llabre, Olga L. Garcia-Bedoya, David Goldsztajn Farelo and Kelly R. Evenson
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:46
  15. Childcare settings are important environments for influencing child eating and physical activity (PA). Family childcare homes (FCCH) care for many children of low-income and diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds w...

    Authors: Kim M. Gans, Alison Tovar, Augustine Kang, Dianne Stanton Ward, Kristen Cooksey Stowers, Tayla von Ash, Laura Dionne, George Dennis Papandonatos, Noereem Mena, Qianxia Jiang and Patricia Markham Risica
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:45
  16. Physically Active Children in Education (PACE) is composed of eight implementation strategies that improves schools’ implementation of a government physical activity policy. A greater understanding of each dis...

    Authors: Cassandra Lane, Patti-Jean Naylor, Adam Shoesmith, Luke Wolfenden, Alix Hall, Rachel Sutherland and Nicole Nathan
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:44
  17. To benchmark and quantitatively assess the transparency, specificity and comprehensiveness of nutrition-related commitments, as well as related practices of the largest Belgian food companies.

    Authors: Iris Van Dam, Naomi Reimes and Stefanie Vandevijvere
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:43
  18. The purpose of this systematic review was to examine the associations between school-related sedentary behaviours and indicators of health and well-being in children and youth (~ 5–18 years) attending school.

    Authors: Nicholas Kuzik, Bruno G. G. da Costa, Yeongho Hwang, Simone J. J. M. Verswijveren, Scott Rollo, Mark S. Tremblay, Stacey Bélanger, Valerie Carson, Melanie Davis, Susan Hornby, Wendy Yajun Huang, Barbi Law, Jo Salmon, Jennifer R. Tomasone, Lucy-Joy Wachira, Katrien Wijndaele…
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:40
  19. Existing sedentary behaviour guidelines for children and youth target overall sedentary behaviour and recreational screen time, without any specific recommendations regarding school-related sedentary behaviour...

    Authors: Travis J. Saunders, Scott Rollo, Nicholas Kuzik, Iryna Demchenko, Stacey Bélanger, Kara Brisson-Boivin, Valerie Carson, Bruno G. G. da Costa, Melanie Davis, Susan Hornby, Wendy Yajun Huang, Barbi Law, Michelle Ponti, Chris Markham, Jo Salmon, Jennifer R. Tomasone…
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:39
  20. To assess the spatiotemporal variation in female breast cancer attributable to low physical activity (LPA) at a global scale from 1990 to 2019, which is essential to promote physical activity, as well as preve...

    Authors: Xiaolin Yin, Tongchao Zhang, Yuan Zhang, Jinyu Man, Xiaorong Yang and Ming Lu
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:42
  21. Physical activity (PA) declines during childhood. Important sources of PA are active travel, organised sport and physical education (PE), but it is unclear how these domain-specific PA sources contribute to (c...

    Authors: Erika Ikeda, Justin M. Guagliano, Andrew J. Atkin, Lauren B. Sherar, Ulf Ekelund, Bjørge Hansen, Kate Northstone and Esther van Sluijs
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:41
  22. The public health benefits of sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) taxes often rely on, among other things, changes to consumer purchases. Thus, perceived cost of SSBs and signalling effects—via awareness of the tax...

    Authors: Rachel B. Acton, Lana Vanderlee, Jean Adams, Sharon I. Kirkpatrick, Lilia S. Pedraza, Gary Sacks, Christine M. White, Martin White and David Hammond
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:38
  23. Cardiovascular health is linked to sugar- and artificially-sweetened beverages (SSBs and ASBs). Prior studies document declines in SSB purchases. However, it is unclear if similar trends exist at convenience a...

    Authors: Megan R. Winkler, Kathleen Lenk, Darin Erickson and Melissa N. Laska
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:37
  24. Understanding which strategies have been recommended for the promotion of active and healthy lifestyles through physical education (PE) classes can guide PE policies and practice. Therefore, we summarized worl...

    Authors: Alexsandra da Silva Bandeira, Fabricio Cesar de Paula Ravagnani, Valter Cordeiro Barbosa Filho, Victor José Machado de Oliveira, Edina Maria de Camargo, Maria Cecília Marinho Tenório, Paula Fabricio Sandreschi, Priscila Cristina dos Santos, Virgílio Viana Ramires, Pedro Curi Hallal and Kelly Samara Silva
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:36
  25. To evaluate the preliminary efficacy, feasibility and acceptability of the 3-month Body Balance Beyond (BBB) online program among Australian women with overweight/obesity and recent gestational diabetes mellitus.

    Authors: Rachael Taylor, Megan E. Rollo, Jennifer N. Baldwin, Melinda Hutchesson, Elroy J. Aguiar, Katie Wynne, Ashley Young, Robin Callister and Clare E. Collins
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:35
  26. To determine if expansion of multi-use physical activity trails in an urban centre is associated with reduced rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

    Authors: Jonathan McGavock, Erin Hobin, Heather J. Prior, Anders Swanson, Brendan T. Smith, Gillian L. Booth, Kelly Russell, Laura Rosella, Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai, Stephanie Whitehouse, Nicole Brunton and Charles Burchill
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:34
  27. Systems thinking embraces the complexity of public health problems, including childhood overweight and obesity. It aids in understanding how factors are interrelated, and it can be targeted to produce favourab...

    Authors: Angie Luna Pinzon, Karien Stronks, Coosje Dijkstra, Carry Renders, Teatske Altenburg, Karen den Hertog, Stef P. J. Kremers, Mai J. M. Chinapaw, Arnoud P. Verhoeff and Wilma Waterlander
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:33
  28. The 24-h rest and activity behaviors (i.e., physical activity, sedentary behaviors and sleep) are fundamental human behaviors essential to health and well-being. Functional principal component analysis (fPCA) ...

    Authors: Qian Xiao, Jiachen Lu, Jamie M. Zeitzer, Charles E. Matthews, Pedro F. Saint-Maurice and Cici Bauer
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:32
  29. Community-based obesity prevention programmes are considered an important strategy to curb the obesity epidemic. The JOGG (Youth At a Healthy Weight) approach is a large-scale community-based programme for chi...

    Authors: Irma Huiberts, Amika Singh, Frank J. van Lenthe, Mai Chinapaw and Dorine Collard
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:31
  30. Higher levels of time spent sitting (sedentary behavior) contribute to adverse health outcomes, including earlier death. This effect may be modified by other lifestyle factors. We examined the association of t...

    Authors: Christopher T. V. Swain, Julie K. Bassett, Allison M. Hodge, David W. Dunstan, Neville Owen, Yi Yang, Harindra Jayasekara, James R. Hébert, Nitin Shivappa, Robert J. MacInnis, Roger L. Milne, Dallas R. English and Brigid M. Lynch
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:30
  31. Rural children are at greater obesity risk than their urban peers. The NU-HOME study is an innovative collaborative effort to prevent childhood obesity in rural communities. Weight outcomes of the NU-HOME stud...

    Authors: Jayne A. Fulkerson, Melissa Horning, Daheia J. Barr-Anderson, Abbey Sidebottom, Jennifer A. Linde, Rebecca Lindberg, Sarah Friend, Jennifer Beaudette, Colleen Flattum and Rebecca L. Freese
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:29
  32. Strong evidence indicates that excessive time spent sitting (sedentary behaviour) is detrimentally associated with multiple chronic diseases. Sedentary behaviour is prevalent among adults in Australia and has ...

    Authors: Phuong Nguyen, Jaithri Ananthapavan, Eng Joo Tan, Paul Crosland, Steve J. Bowe, Lan Gao, David W. Dunstan and Marj Moodie
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:28
  33. Physical activity and sport have numerous health benefits and participation is thought to be lower in disadvantaged children and adolescents. However, evidence for the disparity in physical activity is inconsi...

    Authors: Katherine B. Owen, Tracy Nau, Lindsey J. Reece, William Bellew, Catriona Rose, Adrian Bauman, Nicole K. Halim and Ben J. Smith
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:27
  34. Integrated patterns of energy balance-related behaviours of preschool children in Asia are sparse, with few comparative analyses.

    Authors: Airu Chia, Alexandra Descarpentrie, Rene N. Cheong, Jia Ying Toh, Padmapriya Natarajan, Ray Sugianto, Shirong Cai, Cécilia Saldanha-Gomes, Patricia Dargent-Molina, Blandine de Lauzon-Guillain, Sabine Plancoulaine, Carla Lança, Seang Mei Saw, Keith M. Godfrey, Lynette P. Shek, Kok Hian Tan…
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:26
  35. Globally, significant efforts have focused on increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour in youth and adults across a range of settings (e.g., schools, workplaces, community, and home). Desp...

    Authors: Brittany A. Swelam, Simone J. J. M. Verswijveren, Jo Salmon, Lauren Arundell and Nicola D. Ridgers
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:25
  36. The World Health Organisation urges countries to levy specific excise taxes on SSBs. Currently, more than 50 countries have introduced some type of tax on SSBs. In March 2017, the Autonomous Region of Cataloni...

    Authors: Miguel Ángel Royo-Bordonada, Carlos Fernández-Escobar, Carlos José Gil-Bellosta and Elena Ordaz
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:24
  37. Few studies have examined the impact of ecological health promotion interventions on organizational practices over time, especially in faith-based settings. This statewide dissemination and implementation stud...

    Authors: Sara Wilcox, Kelsey R Day, Ruth P Saunders, Danielle E Jake-Schoffman, Andrew T Kaczynski, Jessica Stucker, Caroline G Dunn and John A Bernhart
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:23
  38. Much of the research to-date on food parenting has evaluated typical use of various parent feeding practices via questionnaire. The Real-Time Parent Feeding Practices Measurement survey was developed for use with...

    Authors: K. A. Loth, Z. Ji, J. Wolfson, D. Neumark-Sztainer, J. M. Berge and J. O. Fisher
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:22
  39. Many of the world’s population, across all age groups and abilities, are not meeting or even aware of internationally recommended physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviour (SB) guidelines. In order to enh...

    Authors: Heather Hollman, John A. Updegraff, Isaac M. Lipkus and Ryan E. Rhodes
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:21
  40. Better diet quality of preschool children is associated with many important health outcomes, but there is significant room for improvement in many children’s dietary intakes. The determinants of children’s die...

    Authors: M. Jarman, K. Edwards and J. Blissett
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:20
  41. Modifying the environment to promote healthy foods is a population-based approach for improving diet. This study evaluated the outcome effectiveness of a food store intervention that used structural and social...

    Authors: Guadalupe X. Ayala, Julie L. Pickrel, Barbara Baquero, Jennifer Sanchez-Flack, Shih-Fan Lin, George Belch, Cheryl L. Rock, Laura Linnan, Joel Gittelsohn, Ming Ji, John P. Elder and Joni Mayer
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:19
  42. Accurate proxy-report questionnaires, adapted to the child’s developmental stage, are required to monitor 24-h movement behaviors in young children, especially for large samples and low-resource settings.

    Authors: Jelle Arts, Jessica S. Gubbels, Arnoud P. Verhoeff, Mai. J. M. Chinapaw, Annelinde Lettink and Teatske M. Altenburg
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:18
  43. Studies have shown neighborhood walkability is associated with obesity. To advance this research, study designs involving longer follow-up, broader geographic regions, appropriate neighborhood characterization...

    Authors: Ian-Marshall Lang, Cathy L. Antonakos, Suzanne E. Judd and Natalie Colabianchi
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:17
  44. Policy frameworks focusing on policy implementation may vary in terms of their scope, included constructs, relationships between the constructs, and context factors. Although multiple policy implementation fra...

    Authors: Karolina Lobczowska, Anna Banik, Piotr Romaniuk, Sarah Forberger, Thomas Kubiak, Biljana Meshkovska, Agnieszka Neumann-Podczaska, Krzysztof Kaczmarek, Marie Scheidmeir, Janine Wendt, Daniel A. Scheller, Katarzyna Wieczorowska-Tobis, Juergen M. Steinacker, Hajo Zeeb and Aleksandra Luszczynska
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:16
  45. Recent rapid growth in urban areas and the desire to create liveable neighbourhoods has brought about a renewed interest in planning for compact cities, with concepts like the 20-minute neighbourhood (20MN) be...

    Authors: Lukar E. Thornton, Ralf-Dieter Schroers, Karen E. Lamb, Mark Daniel, Kylie Ball, Basile Chaix, Yan Kestens, Keren Best, Laura Oostenbach and Neil T. Coffee
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:15
  46. Human memory appears to prioritise locations of high-calorie foods, likely as an adaptation for foraging within fluctuating ancestral food environments. Importantly, this “high-calorie bias” in human spatial m...

    Authors: Rachelle de Vries, Sanne Boesveldt and Emely de Vet
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:14
  47. COVID-19 has severely impacted population health and well-being globally. Acknowledging that COVID-19 will not be the world’s last pandemic, improving healthy living factors (i.e., physical activity, healthful...

    Authors: Nicolaas P. Pronk and Mark A. Faghy
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:13
  48. Previous studies have shown that multicomponent interventions may improve meal frequency and eating habits in children, but evidence among young people is limited. This study evaluated the effect of the Health...

    Authors: Katrine Sidenius Duus, Camilla Thørring Bonnesen, Johanne Aviaja Rosing, Katrine Rich Madsen, Trine Pagh Pedersen, Mette Toftager, Lau Caspar Thygesen and Rikke Fredenslund Krølner
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:12
  49. Although children’s intake of fruit and vegetables has seen a recent rise, almost half of adolescents do not eat even one piece of fruit or vegetables per day. One way to address this problem is through interv...

    Authors: Biljana Meshkovska, Daniel A. Scheller, Janine Wendt, Hannah Jilani, Marie Scheidmeir, Jan M. Stratil and Nanna Lien
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:11
  50. Increasing the availability of lower energy-density foods is a promising intervention to encourage healthier food purchasing but few studies have examined the effect of increasing availability of meat-free mea...

    Authors: Rachel Pechey, Paul Bateman, Brian Cook and Susan A. Jebb
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:9