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  1. Youth-led Participatory Action Research (YPAR) involves children throughout the process of developing and implementing interventions. Combining YPAR with a structural approach for designing and planning interv...

    Authors: Manou Anselma, Teatske M. Altenburg, Helga Emke, Femke van Nassau, Merlin Jurg, Robert A. C. Ruiter, Janine M. Jurkowski and Mai J. M. Chinapaw

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:130

    Content type: Methodology

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  2. Fundamental motor skills (FMS) are important for physical activity and healthy weight status in children, yet it is unclear which early childhood factors facilitate subsequent motor skill. The aim of this pros...

    Authors: Lisa M. Barnett, Jill A. Hnatiuk, Jo Salmon and Kylie D. Hesketh

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:129

    Content type: Research

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  3. Physical activity (PA) is one of the major protective behaviours to prevent non-communicable diseases. Positive effects of the built environment on PA are well investigated, although evidence of this associati...

    Authors: Christoph Buck, Gabriele Eiben, Fabio Lauria, Kenn Konstabel, Angie Page, Wolfgang Ahrens and Iris Pigeot

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:128

    Content type: Research

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  4. Greater neighbourhood takeaway food outlet access has been associated with increased takeaway food consumption and higher body weight. National planning guidelines in England suggest that urban planning could ...

    Authors: Matthew Keeble, Jean Adams, Martin White, Carolyn Summerbell, Steven Cummins and Thomas Burgoine

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:127

    Content type: Research

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  5. Physical activity (PA) plays a role in the prevention of a range of diseases including obesity and cardiometabolic disorders. Large population-based descriptive studies of PA, incorporating precise measurement...

    Authors: Tim Lindsay, Kate Westgate, Katrien Wijndaele, Stefanie Hollidge, Nicola Kerrison, Nita Forouhi, Simon Griffin, Nick Wareham and Søren Brage

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:126

    Content type: Research

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  6. Associations of objectively assessed physical activity in different intensities and risk of developing chronic disease that requires hospital care have not yet been examined in long term population-based studi...

    Authors: Ing-Mari Dohrn, Anna-Karin Welmer and Maria Hagströmer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:125

    Content type: Research

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  7. Investigating the association of the neighborhood social environment on physical activity is complex. A systematic scoping review was performed to (1) provide an inventory of studies assessing the influence of...

    Authors: Maura M. Kepper, Candice A. Myers, Kara D. Denstel, Ruth F. Hunter, Win Guan and Stephanie T. Broyles

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:124

    Content type: Review

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  8. Despite the ongoing promotion of physical activity, the rates of physical inactivity remain high. Drawing on established methods of analysing consumer behaviour, this study seeks to understand how physical act...

    Authors: Amy L. Wilson, Cathy Nguyen, Svetlana Bogomolova, Byron Sharp and Timothy Olds

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:123

    Content type: Research

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  9. The IPEN International Physical Activity and Environment Network Adolescent project was conducted using common study protocols to document the strength, shape, and generalizability of associations of perceived...

    Authors: Ester Cerin, Terry L. Conway, Anthony Barnett, Melody Smith, Jenny Veitch, Kelli L. Cain, Ferdinand Salonna, Rodrigo S. Reis, Javier Molina-García, Erica Hinckson, Wan Abdul Manan Wan Muda, Ranjit Mohan Anjana, Delfien van Dyck, Adewale L. Oyeyemi, Anna Timperio, Lars Breum Christiansen…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:122

    Content type: Methodology

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  10. Leisure-time and transport activity domains are studied most often because they are considered more amenable to intervention, but to date evidence on these domains is limited. The aim of the present study was ...

    Authors: Josef Mitáš, Ester Cerin, Rodrigo Siqueira Reis, Terry L. Conway, Kelli L. Cain, Marc A. Adams, Grant Schofield, Olga L. Sarmiento, Lars B. Christiansen, Rachel Davey, Deborah Salvo, Rosario Orzanco-Garralda, Duncan Macfarlane, Adriano Akira F. Hino, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Neville Owen…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:121

    Content type: Research

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  11. Globally, many children fail to meet the World Health Organization’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines. Schools are an ideal setting to intervene, yet despite many interventions in this sett...

    Authors: Samuel Cassar, Jo Salmon, Anna Timperio, Patti-Jean Naylor, Femke van Nassau, Ana María Contardo Ayala and Harriet Koorts

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:120

    Content type: Review

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  12. Frail older adults are predisposed to multiple comorbidities and adverse events. Recent interventional studies have shown that frailty can be improved and managed. In this study, effective individualized home-...

    Authors: Tsung-Jen Hsieh, Shin-Chang Su, Chun-Wei Chen, Yaw-Wen Kang, Ming-Hsia Hu, Li-Lin Hsu, Szu-Yun Wu, Likwang Chen, Hsing-Yi Chang, Shao-Yuan Chuang, Wen-Harn Pan and Chih-Cheng Hsu

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:119

    Content type: Research

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  13. Schools located in rural parts of the United States and North Carolina have benefited proportionally less from the federal Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program than their more urban counterparts. We investigat...

    Authors: Seth LaJeunesse, Sam Thompson, Nancy Pullen-Seufert, Mary Bea Kolbe, Stephen Heiny, Cathy Thomas and Edward R. Johnson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:118

    Content type: Research

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  14. Excessive engagement with digital screens is harmful to children’s health. However, new evidence suggests that exposure at moderate levels may not be harmful and may even provide benefit. Therefore, our object...

    Authors: Taren Sanders, Philip D. Parker, Borja del Pozo-Cruz, Michael Noetel and Chris Lonsdale

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:117

    Content type: Research

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  15. Neighbourhood environments influence older adults’ health and health-enhancing behaviours, such as physical activity, eating a healthy diet and socialising. However, little is known about the effects of the ne...

    Authors: Ester Cerin, Andrea Nathan, Wing Ka Choi, Winsfred Ngan, Shiyuan Yin, Lukar Thornton and Anthony Barnett

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:116

    Content type: Research

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  16. Excessive screen time has been associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS) among adolescents; however, snack intake in front of screens may play a role in this association. Therefore, our objective was to invest...

    Authors: Camila Wohlgemuth Schaan, Felipe Vogt Cureau, Deborah Salvo, Harold W. Kohl III and Beatriz D. Schaan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:115

    Content type: Research

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  17. Altering the availability of healthier or less-healthy products may increase healthier purchases, but evidence is currently limited. The current study aimed to investigate the impact of altering the absolute-a...

    Authors: Rachel Pechey, Holly Jenkins, Emma Cartwright and Theresa M. Marteau

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:114

    Content type: Research

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  18. Certain eating behaviors are common among women with obesity. Whether these behaviors influence outcomes in weight loss programs, and whether such programs affect eating behaviors, is unclear.

    Authors: Caitlin Mason, Jean de Dieu Tapsoba, Catherine Duggan, Ching-Yun Wang, Catherine M. Alfano and Anne McTiernan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:113

    Content type: Short paper

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  19. This two-site randomised trial compared the effectiveness of a voluntary sector-led, community-based diabetes prevention programme to a waiting-list control group at 6 months, and included an observational fol...

    Authors: Jane R. Smith, Colin J. Greaves, Janice L. Thompson, Rod S. Taylor, Matthew Jones, Rosy Armstrong, Sarah Moorlock, Ann Griffin, Emma Solomon-Moore, Michele S. Y. Biddle, Lisa Price and Charles Abraham

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:112

    Content type: Research

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  20. There is now a body of evidence on the effectiveness of interventions to reduce workplace sitting time. However, there has been limited reporting of how such interventions may impact behaviour both during and ...

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

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:111

    Content type: Research

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  21. The early years are a crucial period to promote healthy energy balance-related behaviours in children and prevent overweight and obesity. The childcare setting is important for health-promoting interventions. ...

    Authors: I. van de Kolk, S. R. B. Verjans-Janssen, J. S. Gubbels, S. P. J. Kremers and S. M. P. L. Gerards

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:110

    Content type: Review

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  22. The benefits of physical activity (PA) on children’s health and wellbeing are well established. However, the benefits of PA on academic performance and particularly on mathematics performance warrant systemati...

    Authors: S. Sneck, H. Viholainen, H. Syväoja, A. Kankaapää, H. Hakonen, A.-M. Poikkeus and T. Tammelin

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:109

    Content type: Review

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  23. Due to their central position in the modern food system, food stores present a unique opportunity to promote healthy dietary behaviour. However, there is a lack of insight into the factors that impede or enhan...

    Authors: Cédric N. H. Middel, Tjerk Jan Schuitmaker-Warnaar, Joreintje D. Mackenbach and Jacqueline E. W. Broerse

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:108

    Content type: Review

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  24. Despite rapid expansion of public bicycle share programs (PBSP), there are limited evaluations of the population-level impacts of these programs on cycling, leaving uncertainty as to whether these programs lea...

    Authors: Kate Hosford, Meghan Winters, Lise Gauvin, Andi Camden, Anne-Sophie Dubé, Steven Marc Friedman and Daniel Fuller

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:107

    Content type: Research

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  25. Globally, the International Classification of Activities for Time-Use Statistics (ICATUS) is one of the most widely used time-use classifications to identify time spent in various activities. Comprehensive 24-...

    Authors: Nucharapon Liangruenrom, Melinda Craike, Dorothea Dumuid, Stuart J. H. Biddle, Catrine Tudor-Locke, Barbara Ainsworth, Chutima Jalayondeja, Theun Pieter van Tienoven, Ugo Lachapelle, Djiwo Weenas, David Berrigan, Timothy Olds and Zeljko Pedisic

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:106

    Content type: Methodology

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  26. Previous research examining the relationship between screen time (ST) and psychological health outcomes have primarily focused on one type of ST (i.e., television), while little research has considered other t...

    Authors: Michelle D. Guerrero, Joel D. Barnes, Jean-Philippe Chaput and Mark S. Tremblay

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:105

    Content type: Research

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  27. Accurate assessment of fruit and vegetable intake (FVI) is essential for public health nutrition research and surveillance. Blood carotenoid concentrations are robust biomarkers of FVI, but collecting blood sa...

    Authors: Emily H. Morgan, Meredith L. Graham, Grace A. Marshall, Karla L. Hanson and Rebecca A. Seguin-Fowler

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:104

    Content type: Research

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  28. Following the 2014 sugary drinks tax implementation in Mexico, promising reduction in the volume of purchases of taxed beverages were observed overall and at different store-types. However, the tax’s effects o...

    Authors: Lilia S. Pedraza, Barry M. Popkin, Carolina Batis, Linda Adair, Whitney R. Robinson, David K. Guilkey and Lindsey Smith Taillie

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:103

    Content type: Research

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  29. Interventions that work must be effectively delivered at scale to achieve population level benefits. Researchers must choose among a vast array of implementation frameworks (> 60) that guide design and evaluat...

    Authors: Heather McKay, Patti-Jean Naylor, Erica Lau, Samantha M. Gray, Luke Wolfenden, Andrew Milat, Adrian Bauman, Douglas Race, Lindsay Nettlefold and Joanie Sims-Gould

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:102

    Content type: Research

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  30. Prospective data are sparse for active commuting to work and body weight in Asia. We assessed the association of 5-year changes in commuting mode with body mass index (BMI) and the indicators of abdominal obes...

    Authors: Keisuke Kuwahara, Hisashi Noma, Tohru Nakagawa, Toru Honda, Shuichiro Yamamoto, Takeshi Hayashi and Tetsuya Mizoue

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:101

    Content type: Research

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  31. Most research on parenting and childhood obesity and obesity-related behaviours has focused on mothers while fathers have been underrepresented. Yet, recent literature has suggested that fathers uniquely influ...

    Authors: Julie Latomme, Nele Huys, Greet Cardon, Philip J. Morgan, Mina Lateva, Nevena Chakarova, Jemina Kivelä, Jaana Lindström, Odysseas Androutsos, Esther M. González-Gil, Pilar De Miguel-Etayo, Anna Nánási, László R. Kolozsvári, Yannis Manios and Marieke De Craemer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:100

    Content type: Research

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  32. The long-term effect of calorie labeling on fast-food purchases is unclear. McDonald’s voluntarily labeled its menus with calories in 2012, providing an opportunity to evaluate this initiative on purchases.

    Authors: Joshua Petimar, Maricelle Ramirez, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Stephanie Linakis, Jewel Mullen, Christina A. Roberto and Jason P. Block

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:99

    Content type: Research

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  33. Adherence to a healthy lifestyle is associated with substantially lower risks of mortality from all causes, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer in white populations. However, little is known about the health b...

    Authors: Nanbo Zhu, Canqing Yu, Yu Guo, Zheng Bian, Yuting Han, Ling Yang, Yiping Chen, Huaidong Du, Huimei Li, Fang Liu, Junshi Chen, Zhengming Chen, Jun Lv and Liming Li

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:98

    Content type: Research

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  34. Behaviour change techniques (BCTs) employed within PA intervention for pregnant women with a healthy body mass index (BMI) have been previously identified, however, these BCTS may differ for other weight profi...

    Authors: Caragh Flannery, Milou Fredrix, Ellinor K. Olander, Fionnuala M. McAuliffe, Molly Byrne and Patricia M. Kearney

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:97

    Content type: Review

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  35. Evidence on the association between sitting for extended periods (i.e. prolonged sedentary time (PST)) and cardio-metabolic health is inconsistent in children. We aimed to estimate the differences in cardio-me...

    Authors: Katrien Wijndaele, Thomas White, Lars Bo Andersen, Anna Bugge, Elin Kolle, Kate Northstone, Niels Wedderkopp, Mathias Ried-Larsen, Susi Kriemler, Angie S. Page, Jardena J. Puder, John J. Reilly, Luis B. Sardinha, Esther M. F. van Sluijs, Stephen J. Sharp, Søren Brage…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:96

    Content type: Research

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  36. Childhood obesity is a serious public health concern. School-based interventions hold great promise to combat the rising trend of childhood obesity. This systematic review aimed to assess the overall effects of s...

    Authors: Zheng Liu, Han-Meng Xu, Li-Ming Wen, Yuan-Zhou Peng, Li-Zi Lin, Shuang Zhou, Wen-Hao Li and Hai-Jun Wang

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:95

    Content type: Review

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  37. Insufficient physical activity, short sleep duration, and excessive recreational screen time are increasing globally. Currently, there are little to no data describing prevalences and correlates of movement be...

    Authors: Taru Manyanga, Joel D. Barnes, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Peter T. Katzmarzyk, Antonio Prista and Mark S. Tremblay

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:94

    Content type: Research

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  38. Previous reviews have suggested that infrastructural interventions can be effective in promoting cycling. Given inherent methodological complexities in the evaluation of such changes, it is important to unders...

    Authors: Famke J. M. Mölenberg, Jenna Panter, Alex Burdorf and Frank J. van Lenthe

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:93

    Content type: Review

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  39. A significant proportion of the Canadian diet comes from foods purchased in restaurant settings. In an effort to promote healthy eating, the province of British Columbia (BC) implemented the Informed Dining Progr...

    Authors: Lana Vanderlee, Christine M. White and David Hammond

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:92

    Content type: Research

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  40. Women living in rural areas face unique challenges in achieving a heart-healthy lifestyle that are related to multiple levels of the social-ecological framework. The purpose of this study was to evaluate chang...

    Authors: Sara C. Folta, Lynn Paul, Miriam E. Nelson, David Strogatz, Meredith Graham, Galen D. Eldridge, Michael Higgins, David Wing and Rebecca A. Seguin-Fowler

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:91

    Content type: Research

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  41. Eating rate is a basic determinant of appetite regulation: people who eat more slowly feel sated earlier and eat less. A high eating rate contributes to overeating and potentially to weight gain. Previous stud...

    Authors: Sander Hermsen, Monica Mars, Suzanne Higgs, Jeana H. Frost and Roel C. J. Hermans

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:90

    Content type: Research

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  42. Physical inactivity is a global public health problem, partly due to urbanization and increased use of passive modes of transport such as private motor vehicles. Improving accessibility to public transport cou...

    Authors: Vicki Brown, Alison Barr, Jan Scheurer, Anne Magnus, Belen Zapata-Diomedi and Rebecca Bentley

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:89

    Content type: Research

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  43. Given the high global prevalence of physical inactivity, there is a need to design cities that support active modes of transportation. High density diverse neighborhoods with good access networks have been ass...

    Authors: Mikko Kärmeniemi, Tiina Lankila, Tiina Ikäheimo, Soile Puhakka, Maisa Niemelä, Timo Jämsä, Heli Koivumaa-Honkanen and Raija Korpelainen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:88

    Content type: Research

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  44. 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

    Content type: Research

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  45. 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

    Content type: Research

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  46. 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

    Content type: Research

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  47. 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

    Content type: Research

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  48. 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

    Content type: Research

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  49. 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

    Content type: Research

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  50. 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

    Content type: Research

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