Sanjoti Parekh, David King, Frances M Boyle, Corneel VandelanotteInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2014, 11:41 (19 March 2014) ...
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Yi Gong, John Gallacher, Stephen Palmer, David FoneInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2014, 11:40 (19 March 2014) ...
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Sheryl O Hughes, Richard M ShewchukInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2012, 9:64 (29 May 2012) ...
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Kaigang Li, Ronald J Iannotti, Denise L Haynie, Jessamyn G Perlus, Bruce G Simons-MortonInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2014, 11:42 (21 March 2014) ...
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Kirsten Davison, Catherine T LawsonInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006, 3:19 (27 July 2006) ...
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Background: Understanding how the determinants of behaviour vary by context may support the design of interventions aiming to increase physical activity. Such factors include independent mobility, time outdoors and the availability of other children. At present little is known about who children spend their time with after school, how this ...
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Background: Children of low socioeconomic position (SEP) generally have poorer diets than children of high SEP. However there is no consensus on which SEP variable is most indicative of SEP differences in children’s diets. This study investigated associations between diet and various SEP indicators among children aged 9–13 years.MethodFamilies (n = 625) were ...
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Background: Increasing attention has been paid to the school food environment as a strategy to reduce childhood obesity. The purpose of this study was to examine associations between the school food environment, students’ dietary intake, and obesity in British Columbia (BC), Canada. Methods: In 2007/08, principal responses about the school ...
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Background: The positive association between parental socio-economic position (PSEP) and health among adolescents may be partly explained by physical activity behaviour. We investigated the associations between physical activity, aerobic fitness and PSEP in a population based sample of German adolescents. Methods: 5,251 participants, aged 11–17 years, in the German Health Interview ...
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Background: The prevention and treatment of childhood obesity is a key public health challenge. However, certain groups within populations have markedly different risk profiles for obesity and related health behaviours. Well-designed subgroup analysis can identify potential differential effects of obesity interventions, which may be important for reducing health inequalities. The ...
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Background: Little is understood about the economic factors that have influenced the nutrition transition from traditional to store-bought foods that are typically high in fat and sugar amongst people living in the Canadian Arctic. This study aims to determine the pattern of household food expenditure in the Canadian Arctic.MethodLocal food ...
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Background: High rates of childhood obesity have generated interest among policy makers to improve the school food environment and increase students’ levels of physical activity. The purpose of this study was to examine school-level changes associated with implementation of the Food and Beverage Sales in Schools (FBSS) and Daily Physical ...
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Background: Although previous studies have demonstrated that children with high levels of fundamental movement skill competency are more active throughout the day, little is known regarding children’s fundamental movement skill competency and their physical activity during key time periods of the school day (i.e., lunchtime, recess and after-school). The purpose ...
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Background: Extracurricular school-based sports are considered to be an ideal means of reaching children who are not active in community sports. The purposes of this study were to examine the extent to which pupils not engaging in community sports do participate in extracurricular school-based sports, and to assess whether extracurricular ...
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AimSalt reduction efforts usually have a strong focus on consumer education. Understanding the association between salt consumption levels and knowledge, attitudes and behaviours towards salt should provide insight into the likely effectiveness of education-based programs. Methods: A single 24-hour urine sample and a questionnaire describing knowledge, attitudes and behaviours was ...
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