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  1. Content type: Review

    Increasing physical activity (PA) levels (regular movement such as walking and activities of daily living) and reducing time spent sedentary improves cardiovascular health and reduces morbidity and mortality. ...

    Authors: Sarah A. Moore, Nina Hrisos, Darren Flynn, Linda Errington, Christopher Price and Leah Avery

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:100

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  2. Content type: Research

    In today’s society, few adolescents meet physical activity guidelines and effects of physical activity promoting programmes are disappointing. In studies exploring determinants of physical activity, the perspe...

    Authors: L. M. Hidding, M. J. M. Chinapaw and T. M. Altenburg

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:99

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  3. Content type: Research

    Large amounts of sitting at work have been identified as an emerging occupational health risk, and findings from intervention trials have been reported. However, few such reports have examined participant-sele...

    Authors: Samantha K. Stephens, Elizabeth G. Eakin, Bronwyn K. Clark, Elisabeth A. H. Winkler, Neville Owen, Anthony D. LaMontagne, Marj Moodie, Sheleigh P. Lawler, David W. Dunstan and Genevieve N. Healy

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:98

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  4. Content type: Research

    Although reducing sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) intake is an important behavioral strategy to improve health, no known SSB-focused behavioral trial has examined maintenance of SSB behaviors after an initial r...

    Authors: Jamie M. Zoellner, Wen You, Paul A. Estabrooks, Yvonnes Chen, Brenda M. Davy, Kathleen J. Porter, Valisa E. Hedrick, Angela Bailey and Natalie Kružliaková

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:97

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  5. Content type: Research

    Few children consume sufficient servings of fruits and vegetables. Interventions aiming to improve children’s dietary intake often target parent level factors, but limited research has examined the mediating r...

    Authors: Elva M. Arredondo, Guadalupe X. Ayala, Sandra Soto, Donald J. Slymen, Lucy A. Horton, Humberto Parada, Nadia Campbell, Leticia Ibarra, Moshe Engelberg and John P. Elder

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:95

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  6. Content type: Research

    Although many cross-sectional studies reported that children with overweight or obesity show more food approaching and less food avoidant eating behaviors, there is a lack of replication in longitudinal studie...

    Authors: Ivonne P. M. Derks, Eric J. G. Sijbrands, Melissa Wake, Farah Qureshi, Jan van der Ende, Manon H. J. Hillegers, Vincent W. V. Jaddoe, Henning Tiemeier and Pauline W. Jansen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:96

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  7. Content type: Research

    Children and adolescents spend a lot of time sitting at school. Implementing standing desks in the classroom is one potential strategy to reduce and break up sitting time. The first aim was to evaluate the eff...

    Authors: Maïté Verloigne, Nicola D Ridgers, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij and Greet Cardon

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:94

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  8. Content type: Research

    Metabolic health in people with obesity is determined by body composition. In this study, we examined the influence of a combined strength exercise and motivational programme –embedded in the school curriculum...

    Authors: G. A. Ten Hoor, G. M. Rutten, G. J. P. Van Breukelen, G. Kok, R. A. C. Ruiter, K Meijer, S. P. J. Kremers, F. J. M. Feron, R. Crutzen, A. M. J. W. Schols and G. Plasqui

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:92

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  9. Content type: Correction

    Furthermore, these errors were mistakenly introduced by the Production team managing this article and, as such were not the fault of the authors.

    Authors: Thomas Burgoine, Chinmoy Sarkar, Chris J. Webster and Pablo Monsivais

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:93

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:71

  10. Content type: Methodology

    Increases in physical activity through active travel have the potential to have large beneficial effects on populations, through both better health outcomes and reduced motorized traffic. However accurately id...

    Authors: Duncan S. Procter, Angie S. Page, Ashley R. Cooper, Claire M. Nightingale, Bina Ram, Alicja R. Rudnicka, Peter H. Whincup, Christelle Clary, Daniel Lewis, Steven Cummins, Anne Ellaway, Billie Giles-Corti, Derek G. Cook and Christopher G. Owen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:91

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  11. Content type: Research

    Reducing workplace sedentary behaviour (sitting) is a topic of contemporary public health and occupational health interest. Understanding workers’ perspectives on the feasibility and acceptability of strategie...

    Authors: Nyssa T. Hadgraft, Charlotte L. Brakenridge, David W. Dunstan, Neville Owen, Genevieve N. Healy and Sheleigh P. Lawler

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:90

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  12. Content type: Review

    Many countries are trying to identify strategies to control obesity. Nutrition labeling is a policy that could lead to healthy food choices by providing information to consumers. Calorie labeling, for example,...

    Authors: Shirin Seyedhamzeh, Minoo Bagheri, Abbas Ali Keshtkar, Mostafa Qorbani and Anthony J. Viera

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:88

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  13. Content type: Research

    Early adulthood is a period associated with poor diet and rapid weight gain. This is also an age of transition, including environmental, social and lifestyle changes which may be associated with changes in die...

    Authors: Eleanor M. Winpenny, Esther M. F. van Sluijs, Martin White, Knut-Inge Klepp, Bente Wold and Nanna Lien

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:86

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  14. Content type: Research

    Abundant evidence demonstrates a relationship between physical activity and mental wellbeing. However, the strength of the relationship is not consistent. Factors contributing to variation in the strength of a...

    Authors: Rhiannon Lee White, Philip D. Parker, David R. Lubans, Freya MacMillan, Rebecca Olson, Thomas Astell-Burt and Chris Lonsdale

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:87

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  15. Content type: Research

    Children spend a substantial amount of time in early care and education (ECE) settings and may eat a majority of their diet in this setting. While there are several instruments focused on measuring factors of ...

    Authors: Taren Swindle, Madeleine Sigman-Grant, Laurel J. Branen, Janice Fletcher and Susan L. Johnson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:85

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  16. Content type: Research

    Emotional eating (EmE) is characterized by an over consumption of food in response to negative emotions and is associated with an increased weight status. Consideration of Future Consequences (CFC) or a low le...

    Authors: Marc Bénard, France Bellisle, Fabrice Etilé, Gérard Reach, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot, Serge Hercberg and Sandrine Péneau

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:84

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  17. Content type: Debate

    Influencing public policy change can be difficult and complex, particularly for those with limited power and resources. For any one issue there may be several groups, including the commercial sector and public...

    Authors: Katherine Cullerton, Timothy Donnet, Amanda Lee and Danielle Gallegos

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:83

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  18. Content type: Research

    Cycling for transportation has the potential to contribute to an increase in people’s physical activity levels. A growing body of evidence links the natural and the built environment to cycling. Whereas previo...

    Authors: Jie Gao, Carlijn B. M. Kamphuis, Martin Dijst and Marco Helbich

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:82

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  19. Content type: Commentary

    The Sedentary Behavior Research Network recently published a consensus definition for sedentary behavior as ‘any waking behavior characterized by an energy expenditure ≤1.5 metabolic equivalents, while in a si...

    Authors: Bethany Barone Gibbs and Christopher E. Kline

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:81

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  20. Content type: Research

    Fruit and vegetable (F&V) intake can reduce risks for chronic disease, but is much lower than recommended amounts in most Western populations, especially for those with low income levels. Rigorous research is ...

    Authors: Kim M. Gans, Patricia Markham Risica, Akilah Dulin Keita, Laura Dionne, Jennifer Mello, Kristen Cooksey Stowers, George Papandonatos, Shannon Whittaker and Gemma Gorham

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:80

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  21. Content type: Research

    Nutritional iron deficiency is one of the leading factors for disease, disability and death. A quasi-experimental randomized community study in South-West Nigeria explored whether a branded behaviour change pr...

    Authors: René Lion, Oyedunni Arulogun, Musibaau Titiloye, Dorothy Shaver, Avinish Jain, Bamsa Godwin, Myriam Sidibe, Mumuni Adejumo, Yves Rosseel and Peter Schmidt

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:79

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  22. Content type: Research

    Reducing the portion sizes of foods available in restaurants and cafeterias is one promising approach to reducing energy intake, but there is little evidence of its impact from randomised studies in field sett...

    Authors: Gareth J. Hollands, Emma Cartwright, Mark Pilling, Rachel Pechey, Milica Vasiljevic, Susan A. Jebb and Theresa M. Marteau

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:78

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  23. Content type: Research

    Physical activity is a cornerstone for promoting good metabolic health in children, but it is heavily debated which intensities (including sedentary time) are most influential. A fundamental limitation to curr...

    Authors: Eivind Aadland, Olav Martin Kvalheim, Sigmund Alfred Anderssen, Geir Kåre Resaland and Lars Bo Andersen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:77

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  24. Content type: Short paper

    Framing of fiscal incentives has been suggested to be important in influencing purchase decisions. We aimed to examine the effect of framing a modest price difference between high- and lower-sugar beverages as...

    Authors: Sharna Si Ying Seah, Salome A. Rebello, Bee Choo Tai, Zoey Tay, Eric Andrew Finkelstein and Rob M. van Dam

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:76

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  25. Content type: Review

    Until now, there is no clear overview of how fidelity is assessed in school-based obesity prevention programmes. In order to move the field of obesity prevention programmes forward, the current review aimed to...

    Authors: Rosanne Schaap, Kathelijne Bessems, René Otten, Stef Kremers and Femke van Nassau

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:75

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  26. Content type: Research

    Characteristics of picky eaters of different weight status have not been sufficiently investigated. We used two newly developed screening cut-offs for picky eating in the Food fussiness (FF) subscale of the Ch...

    Authors: Pernilla Sandvik, Anna Ek, Maria Somaraki, Ulf Hammar, Karin Eli and Paulina Nowicka

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:74

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  27. Content type: Research

    Depression is common and burdensome in adolescents. Understanding modifiable environmental risk factors is essential. There is evidence that physical activity is protective of depression. However, the impact o...

    Authors: Davy Vancampfort, Brendon Stubbs, Joseph Firth, Tine Van Damme and Ai Koyanagi

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:73

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  28. Content type: Review

    Current international guidelines recommend aerobic, resistance, and combined exercises for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). In our study, we conducted a network meta-analysis to assess the co...

    Authors: Bei Pan, Long Ge, Yang-qin Xun, Ya-jing Chen, Cai-yun Gao, Xue Han, Li-qian Zuo, Hou-qian Shan, Ke-hu Yang, Guo-wu Ding and Jin-hui Tian

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:72

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  29. Content type: Review

    Social media has been widely adopted by young adults, consequently health researchers are looking for ways to leverage this engagement with social media for the delivery of interventions and health promotion c...

    Authors: Karen M. Klassen, Caitlin H. Douglass, Linda Brennan, Helen Truby and Megan S. C. Lim

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:70

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  30. Content type: Research

    Household income (as a marker of socioeconomic position) and neighbourhood fast-food outlet exposure may be related to diet and body weight, which are key risk factors for non-communicable diseases. However, t...

    Authors: Thomas Burgoine, Chinmoy Sarkar, Chris J. Webster and Pablo Monsivais

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:71

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    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:93

  31. Content type: Review

    During a 24-h day, each given period is spent in either sedentary behaviour, sleeping, light physical activity (LPA), or moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA). In epidemiological research most studies ...

    Authors: Jozo Grgic, Dorothea Dumuid, Enrique Garcia Bengoechea, Nipun Shrestha, Adrian Bauman, Timothy Olds and Zeljko Pedisic

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:69

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  32. Content type: Research

    Against a background of changing family structures and socioeconomic demands in contemporary families, fathers are more actively engaged in meal preparation and feeding of their children, yet in research studi...

    Authors: Elena Jansen, Holly Harris, Lynne Daniels, Karen Thorpe and Tony Rossi

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:67

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  33. Content type: Research

    Although leisure-time physical activity (PA) contributes to overall health, including pregnancy health, patterns across pregnancy have not been related to birth outcomes. We hypothesized that women with sustai...

    Authors: Janet M. Catov, Corette B. Parker, Bethany Barone Gibbs, Carla M. Bann, Benjamin Carper, Robert M. Silver, Hyagriv N. Simhan, Samuel Parry, Judith H. Chung, David M. Haas, Ronald J. Wapner, George R. Saade, Brian M. Mercer, C. Noel Bairey-Merz, Philip Greenland, Deborah B. Ehrenthal…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:68

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  34. Content type: Review

    An increasing number of studies have demonstrated that light-intensity physical activity (LPA) confers health benefits after adjustment for moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA). The purpose of this sy...

    Authors: Shiho Amagasa, Masaki Machida, Noritoshi Fukushima, Hiroyuki Kikuchi, Tomoko Takamiya, Yuko Odagiri and Shigeru Inoue

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:65

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  35. Content type: Research

    What, when, how, how much, and how often infants are fed have been associated with childhood obesity risk. The objective of this secondary analysis was to examine the effect of a responsive parenting (RP) inte...

    Authors: Jennifer S. Savage, Emily E. Hohman, Michele E. Marini, Amy Shelly, Ian M. Paul and Leann L. Birch

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:64

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  36. Content type: Review

    A growing number of studies suggest that exposure to cues which are associated with weight control can prime or prompt controlled food intake in tempting food environments. However, findings are mixed and unde...

    Authors: Nicola J. Buckland, Vanessa Er, Ian Redpath and Kristine Beaulieu

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:66

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  37. Content type: Review

    Aging-related cognitive decline and cognitive impairment greatly impacts older adults’ daily life. The worldwide ageing of the population and associated wave of dementia urgently calls for prevention strategie...

    Authors: Freja Gheysen, Louise Poppe, Ann DeSmet, Stephan Swinnen, Greet Cardon, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Sebastien Chastin and Wim Fias

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:63

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  38. Content type: Research

    Studies investigating dietary resemblance between parents and their children have gained mixed results, and the resemblance seems to vary across nutrients, foods, dietary-assessment tools used, and parent-chil...

    Authors: Henna Vepsäläinen, Jaakko Nevalainen, Mikael Fogelholm, Liisa Korkalo, Eva Roos, Carola Ray and Maijaliisa Erkkola

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:62

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  39. Content type: Research

    Over the recent past, there has been an increase in nutrition information available to adolescents from various sources, which resulted into confusion and misinterpretation of the dietary advice. Results from ...

    Authors: Desire Alice Naigaga, Kjell Sverre Pettersen, Sigrun Henjum and Øystein Guttersrud

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:61

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  40. Content type: Research

    Obesity is a major public health concern requiring innovative interventions that support people to lose weight and keep it off long term. However, weight loss maintenance remains a challenge and is under-resea...

    Authors: Cindy M. Gray, Sally Wyke, Ruiqi Zhang, Annie S. Anderson, Sarah Barry, Nicki Boyer, Graham Brennan, Andrew Briggs, Christopher Bunn, Craig Donnachie, Eleanor Grieve, Ciaran Kohli-Lynch, Suzanne M. Lloyd, Alex McConnachie, Colin McCowan, Alice MacLean…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:60

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  41. Content type: Research

    The objective of this study was to derive evidence-based physical activity guidelines for the general Dutch population.

    Authors: Rianne M. Weggemans, Frank J. G. Backx, Lars Borghouts, Mai Chinapaw, Maria T. E. Hopman, Annemarie Koster, Stef Kremers, Luc J. C. van Loon, Anne May, Arend Mosterd, Hidde P. van der Ploeg, Tim Takken, Marjolein Visser, G. C. (Wanda) Wendel-Vos and Eco J. C. de Geus

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:58

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  42. Content type: Research

    Evidence for the importance of accumulating sufficient physical activity in the early years is mounting. This study aimed to determine the relationship between maternal and infant objectively measured physical...

    Authors: Alessandra Prioreschi, Soren Brage, Kate Westgate and Lisa K. Micklesfield

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:59

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  43. Content type: Research

    Food and beverage marketing has been identified as an environmental determinant of childhood obesity. The purpose of this study is to assess whether the Uniform Nutrition Criteria established and implemented b...

    Authors: Monique Potvin Kent, Jennifer R. Smith, Elise Pauzé and Mary L’Abbé

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:57

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  44. Content type: Research

    Maternal recognition of overweight/obesity during early childhood is a key determinant in achieving healthy weight status in children. The aim of this study is to 1) investigate maternal perceptions of their c...

    Authors: Michelle Queally, Edel Doherty, Karen Matvienko-Sikar, Elaine Toomey, John Cullinan, Janas M. Harrington and Patricia M. Kearney

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:56

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  45. Content type: Research

    The availability of outdoor recreational facilities is associated with increased leisure-time physical activity (PA). We investigated how much of this association is attributable to selection effects, and expl...

    Authors: Joreintje D. Mackenbach, Maria G. Matias de Pinho, Eline Faber, Nicole den Braver, Rosa de Groot, Helene Charreire, Jean-Michel Oppert, Helga Bardos, Harry Rutter, Sofie Compernolle, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij and Jeroen Lakerveld

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:55

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  46. Content type: Research

    Food literacy refers to the capability to make healthy food choices in different contexts, settings and situations. The aim of this study is to develop and validate the self-perceived food literacy (SPFL) scal...

    Authors: Maartje P. Poelman, S. Coosje Dijkstra, Hanne Sponselee, Carlijn B. M. Kamphuis, Marieke C. E. Battjes-Fries, Marleen Gillebaart and Jacob C. Seidell

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:54

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  47. Content type: Methodology

    Data on time spent in physical activity, sedentary behavior and sleep during a day is compositional in nature, i.e. they add up to a constant value. Compositional data have fundamentally different properties f...

    Authors: Nidhi Gupta, Svend Erik Mathiassen, Glòria Mateu-Figueras, Marina Heiden, David M. Hallman, Marie Birk Jørgensen and Andreas Holtermann

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:53

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  48. Content type: Research

    Food choices are often determined by stimuli from our immediate surroundings, including strategic placement in shops to encourage impulse purchases. One example of this is food in shop checkout areas. Recently...

    Authors: Katrine T. Ejlerskov, Martine Stead, Ashley Adamson, Martin White and Jean Adams

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:52

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  49. Content type: Methodology

    Few efficacious physical activity interventions are successfully translated and sustained in practice. We propose a practical guide for researchers to increase the likelihood of successful implementation and s...

    Authors: Harriet Koorts, Elizabeth Eakin, Paul Estabrooks, Anna Timperio, Jo Salmon and Adrian Bauman

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:51

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