The IJBNPA editorial team has recently identified the winners for their annual prizes and we are delighted to announce and congratulate the winners of the PAPER awards in the following four categories:


·       Most cited METHODOLOGY paper published in 2017:

Sedentary Behavior Research Network (SBRN) – Terminology Consensus Project process and outcome. Mark S. Tremblay, Salomé Aubert, Joel D. Barnes, Travis J. Saunders, Valerie Carson, Amy E. Latimer-Cheung, Sebastien F.M. Chastin, Teatske M. Altenburg, Mai J.M. Chinapaw & on behalf of SBRN Terminology Consensus Project Participants

Link: https://ijbnpa.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12966-017-0525-8


·       Most cited REVIEW paper published in 2017:

Effective behaviour change techniques for physical activity and healthy eating in overweight and obese adults; systematic review and meta-regression analyses. Gro Beate Samdal, Geir Egil Eide, Tom Barth, Geoffrey Williams & Eivind Meland

Link: https://ijbnpa.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12966-017-0494-y


·       Most cited OBSERVATIONAL paper published in 2017:

Fitness, fatness and the reallocation of time between children’s daily movement behaviours: an analysis of compositional data. Stuart J. Fairclough, Dorothea Dumuid, Sarah Taylor, Whitney Curry, Bronagh McGrane, Gareth Stratton, Carol Maher & Timothy Olds

Link: https://ijbnpa.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12966-017-0521-z


·       Most cited RCT paper published in 2017:

Long-term effects of a web-based cancer aftercare intervention on moderate physical activity and vegetable consumption among early cancer survivors: a randomized controlled trial. Iris M. Kanera, Roy A. Willems, Catherine A. W. Bolman, Ilse Mesters, Peter Verboon & Lilian Lechner

Link: https://ijbnpa.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12966-017-0474-2


We would also like to extend a very special congratulations to:


Stuart Biddle


Tom Stewart


Ruben Brondeel


who won the IJBNPA OUTSTANDING REVIEWER CONTRIBUTIONS award. Thank you all, for the excellent reviews you have performed for the journal!


We wish all ISBNPA XChange attendees a wonderful and inspirational time online.

We will definitely keep an eye on all the great research presented this year.


Please keep sending us your best work.


Best wishes,

The IJBNPA editorial team