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  1. Content type: Research

    Obesity and chronic diseases could be prevented through improved diet. Most governments require at least one type of food labeling system on packaged foods to communicate nutrition information and promote heal...

    Authors: Claudia Nieto, Alejandra Jáuregui, Alejandra Contreras-Manzano, Edna Arillo-Santillan, Simón Barquera, Christine M. White, David Hammond and James F. Thrasher

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:87

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  2. Content type: Research

    Living in walkable neighborhoods may provide long-term cardio-metabolic health benefits to residents. Little empirical research has examined the behavioral mechanisms in this relationship. In this longitudinal...

    Authors: Manoj Chandrabose, Ester Cerin, Suzanne Mavoa, David Dunstan, Alison Carver, Gavin Turrell, Neville Owen, Billie Giles-Corti and Takemi Sugiyama

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:86

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  3. Content type: Research

    Growing evidence suggests that prolonged uninterrupted sitting can be detrimental to health. Much sedentary behaviour research is reliant on self-reports of sitting time, and sitting-reduction interventions of...

    Authors: Benjamin Gardner, Stuart Flint, Amanda L. Rebar, Stephen Dewitt, Sahana K. Quail, Helen Whall and Lee Smith

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:85

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  4. Content type: Research

    Policymakers need accurate data to develop efficient interventions to promote transport physical activity. Given the imprecise assessment of physical activity in trips, our aim was to illustrate novel advances...

    Authors: Basile Chaix, Tarik Benmarhnia, Yan Kestens, Ruben Brondeel, Camille Perchoux, Philippe Gerber and Dustin T. Duncan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:84

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  5. Content type: Research

    Many lower-income and racially diverse communities in the U.S. have limited access to healthy foods, with few supermarkets and many small convenience stores, which tend to stock limited quantities and varietie...

    Authors: Melissa N. Laska, Caitlin E. Caspi, Kathleen Lenk, Stacey G. Moe, Jennifer E. Pelletier, Lisa J. Harnack and Darin J. Erickson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:83

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  6. Content type: Research

    In light of recent theories in behavioural economics, an intervention program with monetary incentives could be effective for helping patrons order healthy food, even if the incentive is small and less than on...

    Authors: Wataru Nagatomo, Junko Saito and Naoki Kondo

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:81

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  7. Content type: Research

    Evidence suggests eating home-prepared food (HPF) is associated with increased dietary quality, while dietary quality varies across socio-demographic factors. Although it has been hypothesised that variation i...

    Authors: Chloe Clifford Astbury, Tarra L. Penney and Jean Adams

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:82

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  8. Content type: Research

    Most physical activity interventions in children focus on the school setting; however, children typically engage in more sedentary activities and spend more time eating when at home. The primary aim of this cl...

    Authors: Scott Duncan, Tom Stewart, Julia McPhee, Robert Borotkanics, Kate Prendergast, Caryn Zinn, Kim Meredith-Jones, Rachael Taylor, Claire McLachlan and Grant Schofield

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:80

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  9. Content type: Research

    Use of food to soothe infant distress has been linked to greater weight in observational studies. We used ecological momentary assessment to capture detailed patterns of food to soothe and evaluate if a respon...

    Authors: Elizabeth L. Adams, Michele E. Marini, Timothy R. Brick, Ian M. Paul, Leann L. Birch and Jennifer S. Savage

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:79

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  10. Content type: Review

    Taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), as a component of a comprehensive strategy, has emerged as an apparent effective intervention to counteract the rising prevalence of overweight and obesity. Insigh...

    Authors: Michelle Eykelenboom, Maartje M. van Stralen, Margreet R. Olthof, Linda J. Schoonmade, Ingrid H. M. Steenhuis and Carry M. Renders

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:78

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  11. Content type: Review

    Nudges are used to alter lifestyles and thus curb the rise of non-communicable diseases. Physical activity is a core prevention strategy to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases. This paper aims to (1...

    Authors: S. Forberger, L. Reisch, T. Kampfmann and H. Zeeb

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:77

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  12. Content type: Research

    Research on picky eating in childhood obesity treatment is limited and inconsistent, with various instruments and questions used. This study examines the role of picky eating in a randomized controlled obesity...

    Authors: Pernilla Sandvik, Anna Ek, Karin Eli, Maria Somaraki, Matteo Bottai and Paulina Nowicka

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:76

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  13. Content type: Research

    There is considerable uncertainty regarding the impact of tableware size on food consumption. Most existing studies have used small and unrepresentative samples and have not followed recommended procedures for...

    Authors: Daina Kosīte, Laura M. König, Katie De-loyde, Ilse Lee, Emily Pechey, Natasha Clarke, Olivia Maynard, Richard W. Morris, Marcus R. Munafò, Theresa M. Marteau, Paul C. Fletcher and Gareth J. Hollands

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:75

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  14. Content type: Commentary

    The potential effects of dishware size on energy intake are unclear, as many previous studies have been of low methodological quality. A newly published paper by Kosīte et al. (IJBNPA 10.1186/s12966-019-0826-1...

    Authors: Dana Lee Olstad and Clare Collins

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:73

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  15. Content type: Methodology

    The analysis of associations between accelerometer-derived physical activity (PA) intensities and cardiometabolic health is a major challenge due to multicollinearity between the explanatory variables. This ch...

    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 2019 16:74

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  16. Content type: Research

    Physical activity is associated with improved physical and mental health among children, but many children do not meet the recommended hour per day of moderate-to-vigorous-intensity physical activity (MVPA). T...

    Authors: Ruth Salway, Lydia Emm-Collison, Simon J. Sebire, Janice L. Thompson, Deborah A. Lawlor and Russell Jago

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:72

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  17. Content type: Research

    Studies of the physical activity intention-behavior gap, and factors that may moderate the gap (e.g., habit, perceived behavioral control), can inform physical activity promotion efforts. Yet, these studies ty...

    Authors: Amanda L. Rebar, Ryan E. Rhodes and Benjamin Gardner

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:71

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  18. Content type: Research

    Integrated 24-Hour Movement Guidelines provide specific recommendations on screen viewing (SV), moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and sleep to improve health of children and youth. However, few stu...

    Authors: Bozhi Chen, Jonathan Y. Bernard, Natarajan Padmapriya, Jiali Yao, Claire Goh, Kok Hian Tan, Fabian Yap, Yap-Seng Chong, Lynette Shek, Keith M. Godfrey, Shiao-Yng Chan, Johan G. Eriksson and Falk Müller-Riemenschneider

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:70

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  19. Content type: Research

    Establishing healthy eating behaviours in early life has implications for health over the life course. As the majority of Australian children aged five and under regularly attend early childhood education and ...

    Authors: Suzanne Harte, Maryanne Theobald and Stewart G. Trost

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:69

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  20. Content type: Research

    Physical inactivity and sedentary behavior are major concerns for public health. Although global initiatives have been successful in monitoring physical activity (PA) worldwide, there is no systematic action f...

    Authors: André O. Werneck, Se-Sergio Baldew, J. Jaime Miranda, Oscar Díaz Arnesto, Brendon Stubbs and Danilo R. Silva

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:68

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  21. Content type: Review

    Teenagers are aggressively targeted by food marketing messages (primarily for unhealthy foods) and susceptible to this messaging due to developmental vulnerabilities and peer-group influence. Yet limited resea...

    Authors: Emily Truman and Charlene Elliott

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:67

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  22. Content type: Research

    Physical activity has beneficial effects on the health of cancer survivors. We aimed to investigate accelerometer-assessed physical activity and sedentary time in cancer survivors, and describe activity profil...

    Authors: M. G. Sweegers, T. Boyle, J. K. Vallance, M. J. Chinapaw, J. Brug, N. K. Aaronson, A. D’Silva, C. S. Kampshoff, B. M. Lynch, F. Nollet, S. M. Phillips, M. M. Stuiver, H. van Waart, X. Wang, L. M. Buffart and T. M. Altenburg

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:66

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  23. Content type: Methodology

    Pooling data from thigh-worn accelerometers across multiple studies has great potential to advance evidence on the health benefits of physical activity. This requires harmonization of information on body postu...

    Authors: Patrick Crowley, Jørgen Skotte, Emmanuel Stamatakis, Mark Hamer, Mette Aadahl, Matthew L. Stevens, Vegar Rangul, Paul J. Mork and Andreas Holtermann

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:65

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  24. Content type: Review

    Water is recommended as the main beverage for daily fluid intake. Previous systematic reviews have studied the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) among children, but none have focused on water con...

    Authors: Carmen B. Franse, L. Wang, Florence Constant, Lisa R. Fries and Hein Raat

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:64

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  25. Content type: Review

    Sedentary behavior occurs largely subconsciously, and thus specific behavior change techniques are needed to increase conscious awareness of sedentary behavior. Chief amongst these behavior change techniques i...

    Authors: Sofie Compernolle, Ann DeSmet, Louise Poppe, Geert Crombez, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Greet Cardon, Hidde P. van der Ploeg and Delfien Van Dyck

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:63

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  26. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the author reported that the name of the collaborator group was missing from the author group.

    Authors: Soyang Kwon, Lars Bo Andersen, Anders Grøntved, Elin Kolle, Greet Cardon, Rachel Davey, Susi Kriemler, Kate Northstone, Angie S. Page, Jardena J. Puder, John J. Reilly, Luis B. Sardinha, Esther M. F. van Sluijs and Kathleen F. Janz

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:62

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:40

  27. Content type: Research

    The objective of this study was to develop and validate a short, self-administered questionnaire to assess diet quality in clinical settings, using the Alternative Healthy Eating Index (AHEI) as reference.

    Authors: J. Lafrenière, S. Harrison, D. Laurin, C. Brisson, D. Talbot, P. Couture, S. Lemieux and B. Lamarche

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:61

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  28. Content type: Research

    Policy analysis is considered essential for achieving successful reforms in health promotion and public health. The only framework for physical activity (PA) policy analysis was developed at a time when the fi...

    Authors: Bojana Klepac Pogrmilovic, Grant O’Sullivan, Karen Milton, Stuart J. H. Biddle, Adrian Bauman, William Bellew, Nick Cavill, Sonja Kahlmeier, Michael P. Kelly, Nanette Mutrie, Michael Pratt, Harry Rutter, Andrea Ramirez Varela, Catherine Woods and Zeljko Pedisic

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:60

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  29. Content type: Research

    The built environment is reported to influence physical activity in populations, but longitudinal evidence about the impact of building new physical activity infrastructure is limited. This study aimed to pros...

    Authors: Ben J. Smith, Ruth MacKenzie-Stewart, Fiona J. Newton, Tilahun N. Haregu, Adrian Bauman, Robert J. Donovan, Ajay Mahal, Michael T. Ewing and Joshua D. Newton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:59

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  30. Content type: Research

    Efficacious strategies to reduce sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption among youth are needed. This pilot study assessed the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a community-based youth empowerment int...

    Authors: Monica L. Wang, Marisa Otis, Milagros C. Rosal, Christina F. Griecci and Stephenie C. Lemon

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:58

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  31. Content type: Research

    In Australia, an estimated 57% of the population do not meet physical activity recommendations for health. The built environment is important for active living, and recreational trails provide safe and pleasan...

    Authors: Anne Grunseit, Melanie Crane, Paul Klarenaar, Jonathon Noyes and Dafna Merom

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:57

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  32. Content type: Research

    Front-of-Package nutrition labels (FoPLs) are intended to help reduce the incidence of nutrition-related non-communicable diseases through an improvement in diet quality. FoPLs have been shown to improve the n...

    Authors: Manon Egnell, Paolo Crosetto, Tania d’Almeida, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot, Mathilde Touvier, Bernard Ruffieux, Serge Hercberg, Laurent Muller and Chantal Julia

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:56

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  33. Content type: Research

    Understanding the early roots of physical activity and sedentary behaviors is critical to developing intervention programs that promote healthy lifestyle habits in infants and children. There is, however, no e...

    Authors: Borja del Pozo-Cruz, Francisco Perales, Phil Parker, Chris Lonsdale, Michael Noetel, Kylie D. Hesketh and Taren Sanders

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:55

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  34. Content type: Research

    Scalable interventions that improve the nutritional quality of foods in children’s lunchboxes have considerable potential to improve child public health nutrition. This study assessed the potential efficacy, f...

    Authors: Rachel Sutherland, Nicole Nathan, Alison Brown, Serene Yoong, Meghan Finch, Christophe Lecathelinais, Renee Reynolds, Alison Walton, Lisa Janssen, Clare Desmet, Karen Gillham, Vanessa Herrmann, Alix Hall, John Wiggers and Luke Wolfenden

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:54

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  35. Content type: Research

    Fathers’ parenting behaviours contribute to the development of children’s dietary behaviours and subsequent weight outcomes, yet the majority of research focusses on maternal influences. Understanding fathers’...

    Authors: Adam D. Walsh, Kylie D. Hesketh, Jill A. Hnatiuk and Karen J. Campbell

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:53

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  36. Content type: Research

    Prevalence of pediatric neurodevelopmental and mental health disorders (ND/MHD) is increasing in the United States and globally. ND/MHD are associated with higher risk of poor dietary, physical activity (PA), ...

    Authors: April Bowling, Rachel E. Blaine, Raghbir Kaur and Kirsten K. Davison

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:52

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  37. Content type: Research

    Recreation and sport facilities often have unhealthy food environments that may promote unhealthy dietary patterns among children. In response, some Canadian provinces have released voluntary nutrition guideli...

    Authors: Dana Lee Olstad, Kim D. Raine, Rachel J. L. Prowse, Dona Tomlin, Sara F. Kirk, Jessie-Lee D. McIsaac, Louise C. Mâsse, M. Susan Caswell, Rhona M. Hanning, Todd Milford and Patti-Jean Naylor

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:51

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  38. Content type: Research

    Interventions to reduce the saturated fat (SFA) content of food purchases may help reduce SFA consumption and lower cardiovascular risk. This factorial RCT aimed to examine the effect of altering the default o...

    Authors: Dimitrios A. Koutoukidis, Susan A. Jebb, José M. Ordóñez-Mena, Michaela Noreik, Melina Tsiountsioura, Sarah Kennedy, Sarah Payne-Riches, Paul Aveyard and Carmen Piernas

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:50

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  39. Content type: Research

    Many interventions have been conducted to improve young children’s liking and consumption of new foods however their impacts on children’s consumption have been limited. Consistent evidence supports the use of...

    Authors: Susan L. Johnson, Sarah M. Ryan, Miranda Kroehl, Kameron J. Moding, Richard E. Boles and Laura L. Bellows

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:49

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  40. Content type: Research

    Adolescent travel mode choices to/from school vary in their physical activity (PA) component and environmental sustainability. Research has typically focussed on correlates of active travel, the most healthy a...

    Authors: Anthony Barnett, Muhammad Akram, Cindy Hui-Ping Sit, Robin Mellecker, Alison Carver and Ester Cerin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:48

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  41. Content type: Research

    Although weight loss is an important primary outcome in obesity interventions, family-based interventions may have cascading ripple effects that extend to other aspects of health and well-being. Identifying th...

    Authors: Allison M. Sweeney, Dawn K. Wilson, Haylee Loncar and Asia Brown

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:47

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  42. Content type: Research

    Sugar taxes and front-of-package (FOP) nutrition labelling systems are strategies to address diet-related non-communicable diseases. However, there is relatively little experimental data on how these strategie...

    Authors: Rachel B. Acton, Amanda C. Jones, Sharon I. Kirkpatrick, Christina A. Roberto and David Hammond

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:46

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  43. Content type: Research

    Most previous studies have relied on single measurements of body weight and physical activity and have not considered the interplay between long-term changes in body weight and physical activity in relation to...

    Authors: Anne Lovise Nordstoga, Ekaterina Zotcheva, Ellen Rabben Svedahl, Tom I. L. Nilsen and Eivind Schjelderup Skarpsno

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:45

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  44. Content type: Review

    Clusters of adolescents differentiated by patterns of physical activity and sedentary behavior (activity-related typologies) are common. Understanding both the characteristics of adolescents and modifiable cor...

    Authors: Kate E. Parker, Jo Salmon, Sarah A. Costigan, Karen Villanueva, Helen L. Brown and Anna Timperio

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:44

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  45. Content type: Research

    Many factors determine dietary intake in older adults, including physical health, psychological well-being and socio-economic status. Dental status may also be important. The aim was to examine how dental stat...

    Authors: Sinead Watson, Laura McGowan, Leigh-Ann McCrum, Christopher R. Cardwell, Bernadette McGuinness, Ciaran Moore, Jayne V. Woodside and Gerald McKenna

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:43

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  46. Content type: Research

    Understanding changes in physical activity and sedentary time (SED) during early childhood may provide insights into how to effectively promote a healthy start to life. This study examined changes in total vol...

    Authors: Jill A. Hnatiuk, Karen E. Lamb, Nicola D. Ridgers, Jo Salmon and Kylie D. Hesketh

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:42

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  47. Content type: Research

    The evidence for the prospective relationships between specific physical activities (PA), sedentary behaviours (SB) and sleep on subsequent total PA levels is scarce. The purpose of this study was to examine p...

    Authors: Youngwon Kim, Katrien Wijndaele, Stephen J. Sharp, Tessa Strain, Matthew Pearce, Tom White, Nick Wareham and Soren Brage

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:41

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  48. Content type: Research

    Accelerometers are widely used to assess child physical activity (PA) levels. Using the accelerometer data, several PA metrics can be estimated. Knowledge about the relationships between these different metric...

    Authors: Soyang Kwon, Lars Bo Andersen, Anders Grøntved, Elin Kolle, Greet Cardon, Rachel Davey, Susi Kriemler, Kate Northstone, Angie S. Page, Jardena J. Puder, John J. Reilly, Luis B. Sardinha, Esther M. F. van Sluijs and Kathleen F. Janz

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:40

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    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:62

  49. Content type: Review

    To assess the effectiveness of lunchbox interventions aiming to improve the foods and beverages packed and consumed by children at centre-based care or school; and subsequent impact on children’s adiposity.

    Authors: Nicole Nathan, Lisa Janssen, Rachel Sutherland, Rebecca Kate Hodder, Charlotte E. L. Evans, Debbie Booth, Sze Lin Yoong, Kathryn Reilly, Meghan Finch and Luke Wolfenden

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:38

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