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  1. Diverse environmental factors are associated with physical activity (PA) and healthy eating (HE) among youth. However, no study has created a comprehensive obesogenic environment index for children that can be...

    Authors: Andrew T. Kaczynski, Jan M. Eberth, Ellen W. Stowe, Marilyn E. Wende, Angela D. Liese, Alexander C. McLain, Charity B. Breneman and Michele J. Josey

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:83

    Content type: Research

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  2. Poor cooking skills have been linked to unhealthy diets. However, limited research has examined associations of cooking skills with older adults’ health outcomes. We examined whether cooking skills were associ...

    Authors: Yukako Tani, Takeo Fujiwara and Katsunori Kondo

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:82

    Content type: Research

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  3. The Australian federal government will soon release voluntary sodium reduction targets for 30 packaged food categories through the Healthy Food Partnership. Previous assessments of voluntary targets show varia...

    Authors: Daisy H. Coyle, Maria Shahid, Elizabeth K. Dunford, Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Sarah Mckee, Myla Santos, Barry M. Popkin, Kathy Trieu, Matti Marklund, Fraser Taylor, Bruce Neal and Jason H. Y. Wu

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:81

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  4. The perception that healthy foods are more expensive than unhealthy foods has been reported widely to be a key barrier to healthy eating. However, assessment of the relative cost of healthy and unhealthy foods...

    Authors: Amanda J. Lee, Sarah Kane, Lisa-Maree Herron, Misa Matsuyama and Meron Lewis

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:80

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  5. International and national committees have started to evaluate the evidence for the effects of physical activity on neurocognitive health in childhood and adolescence to inform policy. Despite an increasing bo...

    Authors: Thomas M. Wassenaar, Wilby Williamson, Heidi Johansen-Berg, Helen Dawes, Nia Roberts, Charlie Foster and Claire E. Sexton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:79

    Content type: Review

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  6. Daily step counts is an intuitive metric that has demonstrated success in motivating physical activity in adults and may hold potential for future public health physical activity recommendations. This review s...

    Authors: Katherine S. Hall, Eric T. Hyde, David R. Bassett, Susan A. Carlson, Mercedes R. Carnethon, Ulf Ekelund, Kelly R. Evenson, Deborah A. Galuska, William E. Kraus, I-Min Lee, Charles E. Matthews, John D. Omura, Amanda E. Paluch, William I. Thomas and Janet E. Fulton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:78

    Content type: Research

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  7. School meal programs have a large reach and thus are ideal environments in which to implement interventions targeting improved youth eating behaviors and reduced food waste. This systematic review summarizes t...

    Authors: Jessica Jarick Metcalfe, Brenna Ellison, Nader Hamdi, Rachel Richardson and Melissa Pflugh Prescott

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:77

    Content type: Review

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  8. Children and youth who meet the physical activity, sedentary, and sleep behaviour recommendations in the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines are more likely to have desirable physical and psychosocial health ...

    Authors: Ryan E. Rhodes, Michelle D. Guerrero, Leigh M. Vanderloo, Kheana Barbeau, Catherine S. Birken, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Guy Faulkner, Ian Janssen, Sheri Madigan, Louise C. Mâsse, Tara-Leigh McHugh, Megan Perdew, Kelly Stone, Jacob Shelley, Nora Spinks, Katherine A. Tamminen…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:74

    Content type: Review

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  9. People’s eating behavior is assumed to be influenced by what other people do (perceived descriptive norms) and what others approve of (perceived injunctive norms). It has been suggested that adolescents are more ...

    Authors: K. E. Bevelander, W. J. Burk, C. R. Smit, T. J. van Woudenberg, L. Buijs and M. Buijzen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:76

    Content type: Research

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  10. Subjective measures of sedentary behaviour (SB) (i.e. questionnaires and diaries/logs) are widely implemented, and can be useful for capturing type and context of SBs. However, little is known about comparativ...

    Authors: Esmée A. Bakker, Yvonne A. W. Hartman, Maria T. E. Hopman, Nicola D. Hopkins, Lee E. F. Graves, David W. Dunstan, Genevieve N. Healy, Thijs M. H. Eijsvogels and Dick H. J. Thijssen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:75

    Content type: Review

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  11. Many studies have examined neighbourhood environmental correlates of older adults’ physical activity (PA) but only a few focused on sedentary time (ST). Only a small proportion of these studies used objective ...

    Authors: Ester Cerin, Delfien Van Dyck, Casper J. P. Zhang, Jelle Van Cauwenberg, Poh-chin Lai and Anthony Barnett

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:73

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  12. For optimal health benefits, the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth (aged 5–17 years) recommend an achievement of high levels of physical activity (≥60 min of moderate-to-vigorous phys...

    Authors: Hugues Sampasa-Kanyinga, Ian Colman, Gary S. Goldfield, Ian Janssen, JianLi Wang, Irina Podinic, Mark S. Tremblay, Travis J. Saunders, Margaret Sampson and Jean-Philippe Chaput

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:72

    Content type: Review

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  13. Young adulthood represents an influential transitional period marked by poor dietary habits and excess weight gain. Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) are a major source of excess caloric intake among young adult...

    Authors: Sarah A. McNaughton, Felicity J. Pendergast, Anthony Worsley and Rebecca M. Leech

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:71

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  14. Large portion sizes encourage overconsumption. Prior studies suggest that this may be due to errors in anticipating the effects of portion size, although the studies were limited to adults and energy-dense foods.

    Authors: Camille Schwartz, Christine Lange, Celia Hachefa, Yann Cornil, Sophie Nicklaus and Pierre Chandon

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:70

    Content type: Research

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  15. Immobility is major contributor to poor outcomes for older people during hospitalisation with an acute medical illness. Yet currently there is no specific mobility guidance for this population, to facilitate s...

    Authors: Claire E. Baldwin, Anna C. Phillips, Sarah M. Edney and Lucy K. Lewis

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:69

    Content type: Research

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  16. The beneficial effects of a physically active lifestyle in aging are well documented. Understanding the factors of importance for physical activity in older adults are therefore essential. Informed by animal a...

    Authors: Ing-Mari Dohrn, Goran Papenberg, Elisabeth Winkler and Anna-Karin Welmer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:68

    Content type: Research

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  17. Childhood represents an important life stage for establishment of physical activity (PA) habits. Parents are assumed to play an important role in influencing children’s PA. Earlier reviews have mainly focused ...

    Authors: Therese Lockenwitz Petersen, Liselotte Bang Møller, Jan Christian Brønd, Randi Jepsen and Anders Grøntved

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:67

    Content type: Review

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  18. Previous longitudinal studies indicate that physical activity (PA) significantly declines from primary-to secondary school, and report both changes in individual and environmental determinants of PA. In order ...

    Authors: Teun Remmers, Dave Van Kann, Stef Kremers, Dick Ettema, Sanne I. de Vries, Steven Vos and Carel Thijs

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:66

    Content type: Research

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  19. To gain more understanding of the potential health effects of sedentary time, knowledge is required about the accumulation and longitudinal development of young people’s sedentary time. This study examined tra...

    Authors: Evi van Ekris, Katrien Wijndaele, Teatske M. Altenburg, Andrew J. Atkin, Jos Twisk, Lars B. Andersen, Kathleen F. Janz, Karsten Froberg, Kate Northstone, Angie S. Page, Luis B. Sardinha, Esther M. F. van Sluijs and Mai Chinapaw

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:65

    Content type: Research

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  20. Child care workers are among the lowest paid US workers and experience a wide array of health concerns. The physical and mental demands of their job and the lack of employer-provided health-insurance increase ...

    Authors: Laura A. Linnan, Amber E. Vaughn, Falon T. Smith, Philip Westgate, Derek Hales, Gabriela Arandia, Cody Neshteruk, Erik Willis and Dianne S. Ward

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:64

    Content type: Research

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  21. All 24-h movement behaviors, i.e. physical activity, sedentary behavior and sleep, are important for optimal health in children. Currently, no tools exist that include all 24-h behaviors and have been proven t...

    Authors: Lisan M. Hidding, Mai J. M. Chinapaw, Laura S. Belmon and Teatske M. Altenburg

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:63

    Content type: Research

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  22. Despite increased attention on retail food environments and fast food consumption, results from previous studies have been inconsistent. Variation in measurement of exposure to retail food environments and the...

    Authors: Bochu Liu, Michael Widener, Thomas Burgoine and David Hammond

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:62

    Content type: Research

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  23. The association between the residential fast food environment and diet has gained growing attention. However, why the food environment affects food consumption is under-examined. This study aimed to investigat...

    Authors: Sofie van Rongen, Maartje P. Poelman, Lukar Thornton, Gavin Abbott, Meng Lu, Carlijn B. M. Kamphuis, Kirsten Verkooijen and Emely de Vet

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:61

    Content type: Research

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  24. While soft drink intake is positively associated with weight gain, no previous study has investigated whether leisure-time physical activity modifies this association. We estimated the association between soft...

    Authors: Romina González-Morales, Francisco Canto-Osorio, Dalia Stern, Luz María Sánchez-Romero, Leticia Torres-Ibarra, Rubí Hernández-López, Berenice Rivera-Paredez, Dèsirée Vidaña-Pérez, Paula Ramírez-Palacios, Jorge Salmerón, Barry M. Popkin and Tonatiuh Barrientos-Gutiérrez

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:60

    Content type: Research

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  25. Data available on the association between physical activity (PA) and body mass index (BMI) in different periods of life is controversial. Using a parallel latent growth curve modeling (LGCM) approach, the curr...

    Authors: Parisa Naseri, Parisa Amiri, Somayeh Momenyan, Farid Zayeri, Mehrdad Karimi and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:59

    Content type: Research

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  26. Canada was the first to adopt comprehensive 24-h movement guidelines that include recommendations for physical activity, screen time and sleep to promote health benefits. No studies have investigated the concu...

    Authors: François Gallant, Véronique Thibault, Jeffrey Hebert, Katie E. Gunnell and Mathieu Bélanger

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:58

    Content type: Research

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  27. To date, it is unclear if consumer wearable activity trackers (CWATs), with or without behaviour multi-component strategies, effectively improve adherence to physical activity and health outcomes under free li...

    Authors: Wouter M. A. Franssen, Gregor H. L. M. Franssen, Jan Spaas, Francesca Solmi and Bert O. Eijnde

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:57

    Content type: Review

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  28. Research has shown that affect is associated with everyday movement behaviors in children and adults. However, limited work to date has investigated dyadic influences of momentary affect on moderate-to-vigorou...

    Authors: Chih-Hsiang Yang, Jimi Huh, Tyler B. Mason, Britni R. Belcher, Martina Kanning and Genevieve F. Dunton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:56

    Content type: Research

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  29. Excessive sedentary behaviour (sitting) is a risk factor for poor health in children and adults. Incorporating sit-stand desks in the classroom environment has been highlighted as a potential strategy to reduc...

    Authors: Stacy A. Clemes, Daniel D. Bingham, Natalie Pearson, Yu-Ling Chen, Charlotte L. Edwardson, Rosemary R. C. McEachan, Keith Tolfrey, Lorraine Cale, Gerry Richardson, Mike Fray, James Altunkaya, Stephan Bandelow, Nishal Bhupendra Jaicim, Jo Salmon, David W. Dunstan and Sally E. Barber

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:55

    Content type: Research

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  30. While studies exist on the association between screen time and cardiometabolic risk among adolescents, research examining the effect of screen time on cardiometabolic risk in young children is lacking. The pri...

    Authors: Harunya Sivanesan, Leigh M. Vanderloo, Charles D. G. Keown-Stoneman, Patricia C. Parkin, Jonathon L. Maguire and Catherine S. Birken

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:41

    Content type: Research

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  31. The associations between physical activity (PA), sedentary behaviour (SB) and bone health may be differentially affected by weight status during growth. This study aims to assess the cross-sectional and longit...

    Authors: Lan Cheng, Hermann Pohlabeln, Wolfgang Ahrens, Fabio Lauria, Toomas Veidebaum, Charalambos Chadjigeorgiou, Dénes Molnár, Gabriele Eiben, Nathalie Michels, Luis A. Moreno, Angie S. Page, Yannis Pitsiladis and Antje Hebestreit

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:54

    Content type: Research

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  32. Evidence suggests that sedentary behaviour (SB) is associated with poor health outcomes. SB at any age may have significant consequences for health and well-being and interventions targeting SB are accumulatin...

    Authors: Nicole E. Blackburn, Jason J. Wilson, Ilona I. McMullan, Paolo Caserotti, Maria Giné-Garriga, Katharina Wirth, Laura Coll-Planas, Sergi Blancafort Alias, Marta Roqué, Manuela Deidda, Andrew T. Kunzmann, Dhayana Dallmeier and Mark A. Tully

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:53

    Content type: Review

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  33. Healthy Dads Healthy Kids (HDHK) is a unique lifestyle obesity intervention for fathers and children that demonstrated weight loss among the fathers and behavior change among fathers and children in Australia....

    Authors: Teresia M. O’Connor, Oriana Perez, Alicia Beltran, Isabel Colón García, Elva Arredondo, Ruben Parra Cardona, Natasha Cabrera, Debbe Thompson, Tom Baranowski and Philip J. Morgan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:52

    Content type: Research

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  34. Understanding how to create and deliver effective physical activity (PA) messages for and to various population subgroups may play a role in increasing population PA levels. This scoping review aimed to provid...

    Authors: Chloë Williamson, Graham Baker, Nanette Mutrie, Ailsa Niven and Paul Kelly

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:51

    Content type: Review

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  35. Lifestyle interventions to prevent paediatric obesity often target family and peer settings; their success is likely to depend on the influence that peers and families exert on children’s lifestyle behaviors a...

    Authors: Leonie H. Bogl, Kirsten Mehlig, Wolfgang Ahrens, Wencke Gwozdz, Stefaan de Henauw, Dénes Molnár, Luis Moreno, Iris Pigeot, Paola Russo, Antonia Solea, Toomas Veidebaum, Jaakko Kaprio, Lauren Lissner and Antje Hebestreit

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:50

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  36. The design of parks is critical to ensure they are appealing, meet the needs of the community and optimise opportunities for physical activity, relaxation, exposure to nature and social interaction. There is c...

    Authors: Jenny Veitch, Emily Denniss, Kylie Ball, Harriet Koorts, Benedicte Deforche and Anna Timperio

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:49

    Content type: Research

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  37. Eating outside the home contributes to poor dietary habits worldwide and is associated with increased body fat and weight gain. Evidence shows menu labelling is effective in promoting healthier food choices; h...

    Authors: Claire Kerins, Sheena McHugh, Jenny McSharry, Caitlin M. Reardon, Catherine Hayes, Ivan J. Perry, Fiona Geaney, Suzanne Seery and Colette Kelly

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:48

    Content type: Review

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  38. Choice architecture interventions, which subtly change the environment in which individuals make decisions, can be used to promote behavior change. This systematic review aimed to summarize studies on micro-en...

    Authors: Lorraine L. Landais, Olga C. Damman, Linda J. Schoonmade, Danielle R. M. Timmermans, Evert A. L. M. Verhagen and Judith G. M. Jelsma

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:47

    Content type: Review

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  39. Communicating and challenging ideas through written scholarly dialogue is a cornerstone of scientific progress. In the current social and political climate, it is important to reflect upon what constitutes app...

    Authors: Michael W. Beets, R. Glenn Weaver and Keith Brazendale

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:46

    Content type: Commentary

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  40. Self-selection into residential neighbourhoods is a widely acknowledged, but under-studied problem in research investigating neighbourhood influences on physical activity and diet. Failure to handle neighbourh...

    Authors: Karen E. Lamb, Lukar E. Thornton, Tania L. King, Kylie Ball, Simon R. White, Rebecca Bentley, Neil T. Coffee and Mark Daniel

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:45

    Content type: Review

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  41. Poor dietary choices are a risk factor for non-communicable diseases. Young adults have low levels of engagement towards their health and may not see the importance in the adoption of healthy eating behaviours...

    Authors: Linda Brennan, Karen Klassen, Enqi Weng, Shinyi Chin, Annika Molenaar, Michael Reid, Helen Truby and Tracy A. McCaffrey

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:44

    Content type: Research

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  42. Obesogenic food environments may influence dietary behaviours and contribute to obesity. Few countries quantified changes in their foodscape. We explored how the availability of different types of food retaile...

    Authors: Maria Gabriela M. Pinho, Joreintje D. Mackenbach, Nicole R. den Braver, Joline J. W. Beulens, Johannes Brug and Jeroen Lakerveld

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:43

    Content type: Research

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  43. Levels of physical activity and variation in physical activity and sedentary time by place and person in European children and adolescents are largely unknown. The objective of the study was to assess the vari...

    Authors: Jostein Steene-Johannessen, Bjørge Herman Hansen, Knut Eirik Dalene, Elin Kolle, Kate Northstone, Niels Christian Møller, Anders Grøntved, Niels Wedderkopp, Susi Kriemler, Angie S. Page, Jardena J. Puder, John J. Reilly, Luis B. Sardinha, Esther M. F. van Sluijs, Lars Bo Andersen, Hidde van der Ploeg…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:38

    Content type: Research

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  44. Programs promoting population health through physical activity (PA) and exposure to nature are popular, but few have been evaluated in randomized-controlled trials (RCTs).

    Authors: Falk Müller-Riemenschneider, Nicholas Petrunoff, Jiali Yao, Alwyn Ng, Angelia Sia, Anbumalar Ramiah, Michael Wong, Jane Han, Bee Choo Tai and Léonie Uijtdewilligen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:42

    Content type: Research

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  45. UK Biobank is a large prospective cohort study containing accelerometer-based physical activity data with strong validity collected from 100,000 participants approximately 5 years after baseline. In contrast, ...

    Authors: Matthew Pearce, Tessa Strain, Youngwon Kim, Stephen J. Sharp, Kate Westgate, Katrien Wijndaele, Tomas Gonzales, Nicholas J. Wareham and Søren Brage

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:40

    Content type: Research

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  46. Observational studies linking physical activity with mortality are susceptible to reverse causation bias from undiagnosed and prevalent diseases. Researchers often attempt to deal with reverse causation bias b...

    Authors: Jakob Tarp, Bjørge Herman Hansen, Morten Wang Fagerland, Jostein Steene-Johannessen, Sigmund Alfred Anderssen and Ulf Ekelund

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:39

    Content type: Research

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  47. Ecological momentary assessment (EMA) is a method of collecting real-time data based on repeated measures and observations that take place in participant’s daily environment. EMA has many advantages over more ...

    Authors: L. Degroote, A. DeSmet, I. De Bourdeaudhuij, D. Van Dyck and G. Crombez

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:35

    Content type: Review

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  48. Historical changes in the nature of sedentary activities have been observed in other countries, but it is not clear if similar trends exist in Canada. It is also unclear how changes in the measurement of seden...

    Authors: Stephanie A. Prince, Alexandria Melvin, Karen C. Roberts, Gregory P. Butler and Wendy Thompson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:34

    Content type: Research

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  49. In developmental science, there is an extensive literature on non-food related self-regulation in childhood, where several domains relating to emotions, actions and cognitions have been identified. There is no...

    Authors: Catherine G. Russell and Alan Russell

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2020 17:33

    Content type: Review

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