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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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

  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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

  34. 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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  35. Content type: Review

    Physical activity can improve health and wellbeing after cancer and may reduce cancer recurrence and mortality. To achieve such long-term benefits cancer survivors must be habitually active. This review evalua...

    Authors: Chloe Grimmett, Teresa Corbett, Jennifer Brunet, Jonathan Shepherd, Bernardine M. Pinto, Carl R. May and Claire Foster

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:37

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  36. Content type: Research

    Rates of sedentary behavior (SB), fast food and carbonated soft drink consumption are increasing worldwide, with steeper increases being observed in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in recent years. Gi...

    Authors: Garcia Ashdown-Franks, Davy Vancampfort, Joseph Firth, Lee Smith, Catherine M. Sabiston, Brendon Stubbs and Ai Koyanagi

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:35

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  37. Content type: Research

    The World Health Organization’s ‘Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health’ state that adults should engage in regular moderate-to-vigorous intensity aerobic physical activity (MVPA; e.g. walking,...

    Authors: Jason A. Bennie, Katrien De Cocker, Megan J. Teychenne, Wendy J. Brown and Stuart J. H. Biddle

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:34

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  38. Content type: Review

    Yoga has been recommended as a muscle strengthening and balance activity in national and global physical activity guidelines. However, the evidence base establishing the effectiveness of yoga in improving phys...

    Authors: Divya Sivaramakrishnan, Claire Fitzsimons, Paul Kelly, Kim Ludwig, Nanette Mutrie, David H. Saunders and Graham Baker

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:33

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  39. Content type: Research

    Active school travel (AST) is influenced by multiple factors including built and social environments, households and individual variables. A holistic theory such as Mitra’s Behavioural Model of School Transpor...

    Authors: Erika Ikeda, Erica Hinckson, Karen Witten and Melody Smith

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:32

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  40. Content type: Review

    Progress in mobile health (mHealth) technology has enabled the design of just-in-time adaptive interventions (JITAIs). We define JITAIs as having three features: behavioural support that directly corresponds t...

    Authors: Wendy Hardeman, Julie Houghton, Kathleen Lane, Andy Jones and Felix Naughton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:31

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  41. Content type: Review

    With approximately 8 hours of one’s waking day spent at work, occupational tasks and environments are important influencers on an individual’s physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviours. Little research ...

    Authors: Stephanie A. Prince, Cara G. Elliott, Kyle Scott, Sarah Visintini and Jennifer L. Reed

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:30

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  42. Content type: Research

    Few studies have assessed objectively measured physical activity (PA), active transportation, psychological distress and neighborhood perceptions among residents of a neighborhood before and after substantial ...

    Authors: Tamara Dubowitz, Madhumita Ghosh Dastidar, Andrea S. Richardson, Natalie Colabianchi, Robin Beckman, Gerald P. Hunter, Jennifer C. Sloan, Alvin K. Nugroho and Rebecca L. Collins

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:29

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  43. Content type: Research

    Emotional eating (i.e. eating in response to negative emotions) has been suggested to be one mechanism linking depression and subsequent development of obesity. However, studies have rarely examined this media...

    Authors: Hanna Konttinen, Tatjana van Strien, Satu Männistö, Pekka Jousilahti and Ari Haukkala

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:28

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  44. Content type: Research

    Little is known about the influence of parental attributes and parental screen time behaviours on pre-schooler’s screen time and weight status in low-to-middle income countries. The purpose of this study was t...

    Authors: Widjane Sheila Ferreira Goncalves, Rebecca Byrne, Marcelo Tavares Viana and Stewart G. Trost

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:27

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  45. Content type: Research

    Physical inactivity is the fourth highest cause of death globally and is a major contributor to increases in healthcare expenditure. Improving public open spaces such as parks in areas of low socio-economic po...

    Authors: Anita Lal, Marj Moodie, Gavin Abbott, Alison Carver, Jo Salmon, Billie Giles-Corti, Anna Timperio and Jenny Veitch

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:26

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  46. Content type: Debate

    Children gain weight at an accelerated rate during summer, contributing to increases in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in elementary-school children (i.e., approximately 5 to 11 years old in the US)....

    Authors: Jennette P. Moreno, Stephanie J. Crowley, Candice A. Alfano, Kevin M. Hannay, Debbe Thompson and Tom Baranowski

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:25

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  47. Content type: Correction

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    Authors: Phillipp Schwarzfischer, Dariusz Gruszfeld, Piotr Socha, Veronica Luque, Ricardo Closa-Monasterolo, Déborah Rousseaux, Melissa Moretti, Benedetta Mariani, Elvira Verduci, Berthold Koletzko and Veit Grote

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:24

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 15:126

  48. Content type: Research

    A consensus is emerging in the literature that urban form can impact health by either facilitating or deterring physical activity (PA). However, there is a lack of evidence measuring population health and the ...

    Authors: Belén Zapata-Diomedi, Claire Boulangé, Billie Giles-Corti, Kath Phelan, Simon Washington, J. Lennert Veerman and Lucy Dubrelle Gunn

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:11

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