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  1. Content type: Research

    Policies restricting children’s exposure to unhealthy food marketing have been impeded by the lack of evidence showing a direct link between food advertising exposure and children’s energy intake and body weig...

    Authors: Jennifer Norman, Bridget Kelly, Anne-T McMahon, Emma Boyland, Louise A. Baur, Kathy Chapman, Lesley King, Clare Hughes and Adrian Bauman

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:37

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    The interpretation of previous studies on the association of physical activity and sedentary behaviour with psychological health is limited by the use of mostly self-reported physical activity and sedentary be...

    Authors: A. H. Y. Chu, R. M. van Dam, S. J. H. Biddle, C. S. Tan, D. Koh and F. Müller-Riemenschneider

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:36

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  3. Content type: Research

    Increasing the frequency of periods of outdoor free-play in childcare may represent an opportunity to increase child physical activity. This study aimed to assess the efficacy of scheduling multiple periods of...

    Authors: Lubna Abdul Razak, Sze Lin Yoong, John Wiggers, Philip J. Morgan, Jannah Jones, Meghan Finch, Rachel Sutherland, Christophe Lecathelnais, Karen Gillham, Tara Clinton-McHarg and Luke Wolfenden

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:34

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  4. Content type: Research

    Despite physical activity (PA) being recognized as a critically important factor for good physical and mental health already early in life and throughout the life course, prospective data on activity behavior ...

    Authors: Einat A. Schmutz, Sarah R. Haile, Claudia S. Leeger-Aschmann, Tanja H. Kakebeeke, Annina E. Zysset, Nadine Messerli-Bürgy, Kerstin Stülb, Amar Arhab, Andrea H. Meyer, Simone Munsch, Jardena J. Puder, Oskar G. Jenni and Susi Kriemler

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:35

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  5. Content type: Short paper

    Inconsistent associations of neighbourhood walkability with adults’ body weight have been reported. Most studies examining the relationships of walkability and adiposity are cross-sectional in design. We exami...

    Authors: Mohammad Javad Koohsari, Koichiro Oka, Ai Shibata, Yung Liao, Tomoya Hanibuchi, Neville Owen and Takemi Sugiyama

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:33

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  6. Content type: Research

    Older adults are the least active population group. Interventions in residential settings may support a multi-level approach to behavior change.

    Authors: Jacqueline Kerr, Dori Rosenberg, Rachel A. Millstein, Khalisa Bolling, Katie Crist, Michelle Takemoto, Suneeta Godbole, Kevin Moran, Loki Natarajan, Cynthia Castro-Sweet and David Buchner

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:32

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  7. Content type: Research

    We investigated predictors of two increases in older people’s public transport use: initiating public transport use among non-users; and increasing public transport use amongst users. We also investigated asso...

    Authors: Anthony A. Laverty, Elizabeth Webb, Eszter P. Vamos and Christopher Millett

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:31

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  8. Content type: Research

    Increasing inequalities in rates of obesity and chronic disease may be partly fuelled by increasing dietary inequalities, however very few nationally representative analyses of socioeconomic trends in dietary ...

    Authors: Dana Lee Olstad, Rebecca M. Leech, Katherine M. Livingstone, Kylie Ball, Beth Thomas, Jane Potter, Xenia Cleanthous, Rachael Reynolds and Sarah A. McNaughton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:30

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  9. Content type: Debate

    The work of The Global Observatory for Physical Activity-GoPA! is the first global effort to compile standardized country-level surveillance, policy and research data for physical activity in order to better u...

    Authors: Andrea Ramirez Varela, Deborah Salvo, Michael Pratt, Karen Milton, Katja Siefken, Adrian Bauman, Harold W. Kohl III, I-Min Lee, Gregory Heath, Charlie Foster, Kenneth Powell and Pedro C. Hallal

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:29

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  10. Content type: Research

    During the last two decades, researchers have devoted considerable attention to the role of maternal feeding behaviors, practices, and styles in the development of obesity in young children. Little is known, h...

    Authors: Karina Silva Garcia, Thomas G. Power, Ashley D. Beck, Jennifer Orlet Fisher, L. Suzanne Goodell, Susan L. Johnson, Teresia M. O’Connor and Sheryl O. Hughes

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:28

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  11. Content type: Research

    Active travel (walking or cycling for transport) is associated with favourable health outcomes in adults. However, little is known about the concurrent patterns of health behaviour associated with active trave...

    Authors: Louise Foley, Dorothea Dumuid, Andrew J. Atkin, Timothy Olds and David Ogilvie

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:26

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  12. Content type: Research

    Physical activity has emerged as an important lifestyle factor for primary prevention of numerous diseases, including postmenopausal breast cancer. No study to date has assessed the acute and long-term effects...

    Authors: Jessica McNeil, Megan S. Farris, Yibing Ruan, Heather Merry, Brigid M. Lynch, Charles E. Matthews, Kerry S. Courneya and Christine M. Friedenreich

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:27

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  13. Content type: Research

    Few studies have specifically focused on demographic and socio-economic characteristics associated with snacking in adults, whereas their identification could be useful for defining effective public health mea...

    Authors: Wendy Si Hassen, Katia Castetbon, Sandrine Péneau, Christine Tichit, Anouar Nechba, Aurélie Lampuré, France Bellisle, Serge Hercberg and Caroline Méjean

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:25

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  14. Content type: Research

    Sedentary behaviors, including screen time, in childhood have been associated with an increased risk for overweight. Beginning in infancy, we sought to reduce screen time and television exposure and increase t...

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

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:24

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  15. Content type: Research

    Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with perinatal health risks to both mother and offspring, and represents a large economic burden. The DALI study is a multicenter randomized controlled trial, ...

    Authors: Karen Broekhuizen, David Simmons, Roland Devlieger, André van Assche, Goele Jans, Sander Galjaard, Rosa Corcoy, Juan M. Adelantado, Fidelma Dunne, Gernot Desoye, Jürgen Harreiter, Alexandra Kautzky-Willer, Peter Damm, Elisabeth R. Mathiesen, Dorte M. Jensen, Liselotte L. Andersen…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:23

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  16. Content type: Research

    Internal motivation and good psychological capabilities are important factors in successful eating-related behavior change. Thus, we investigated whether general acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) affects...

    Authors: Elina Järvelä-Reijonen, Leila Karhunen, Essi Sairanen, Joona Muotka, Sanni Lindroos, Jaana Laitinen, Sampsa Puttonen, Katri Peuhkuri, Maarit Hallikainen, Jussi Pihlajamäki, Riitta Korpela, Miikka Ermes, Raimo Lappalainen and Marjukka Kolehmainen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:22

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  17. Content type: Research

    Sedentary behaviour is a public health concern that requires surveillance and epidemiological research. For such large scale studies, self-report tools are a pragmatic measurement solution. A large number of s...

    Authors: S. F. M. Chastin, M. L. Dontje, D. A. Skelton, I. Čukić, R. J. Shaw, J. M. R. Gill, C. A. Greig, C. R. Gale, I. J. Deary, G. Der and P. M. Dall

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:21

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  18. Content type: Research

    Steps/day is widely utilized to estimate the total volume of ambulatory activity, but it does not directly reflect intensity, a central tenet of public health guidelines. Cadence (steps/min) represents an over...

    Authors: Catrine Tudor-Locke, John M. Schuna Jr, Ho Han, Elroy J. Aguiar, Sandra Larrivee, Daniel S. Hsia, Scott W. Ducharme, Tiago V. Barreira and William D. Johnson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:20

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  19. Content type: Research

    Relationships between several built environment factors and physical activity and walking behavior are well established, but internationally-comparable built environment measures are lacking. The Microscale Au...

    Authors: Kelli L. Cain, Carrie M. Geremia, Terry L. Conway, Lawrence D. Frank, James E. Chapman, Eric H. Fox, Anna Timperio, Jenny Veitch, Delfien Van Dyck, Hannah Verhoeven, Rodrigo Reis, Alexandre Augusto, Ester Cerin, Robin R. Mellecker, Ana Queralt, Javier Molina-García…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:19

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  20. Content type: Research

    Physical activity in children is associated with better physical and mental health but many children do not meet physical activity guidelines. Friendship groups are potentially an important influence on childr...

    Authors: Ruth E. Salway, Simon J. Sebire, Emma Solomon-Moore, Janice L. Thompson and Russell Jago

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:18

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  21. Content type: Research

    Guided by the Socialization Model of Child Behavior (SMCB), this cross-sectional study examined direct and indirect associations of parental cognitions and behavior, the home and neighborhood environment, and ...

    Authors: Eun-Young Lee, Kylie D. Hesketh, Ryan E. Rhodes, Christina M. Rinaldi, John C. Spence and Valerie Carson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:17

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  22. Content type: Research

    Evidence on whether healthy diets are more expensive than current diets is mixed due to lack of robust methodology. The aim of this study was to develop a novel methodology to model the cost differential betwe...

    Authors: Stefanie Vandevijvere, Nick Young, Sally Mackay, Boyd Swinburn and Mark Gahegan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:16

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  23. Content type: Review

    The links between increased participation in Physical Activity (PA) and improvements in health are well established. As this body of evidence has grown, so too has the search for measures of PA with high level...

    Authors: Kieran P. Dowd, Robert Szeklicki, Marco Alessandro Minetto, Marie H. Murphy, Angela Polito, Ezio Ghigo, Hidde van der Ploeg, Ulf Ekelund, Janusz Maciaszek, Rafal Stemplewski, Maciej Tomczak and Alan E. Donnelly

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

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  24. Content type: Research

    Maintenance of physical activity (PA) during later life is associated with optimal health; however, the long-term trajectories of PA into old age and their predictors have not been extensively researched using...

    Authors: Daniel Aggio, Efstathios Papachristou, Olia Papacosta, Lucy T. Lennon, Sarah Ash, Peter H. Whincup, S. Goya Wannamethee and Barbara J. Jefferis

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:14

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  25. Content type: Research

    Childhood overweight and obesity is a major public health concern. Community-based interventions have the potential to reach caregivers and children. However, the overall health impact of these programs is rar...

    Authors: Mary E. Jung, Jessica E. Bourne and Heather L. Gainforth

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:13

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