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The double burden of malnutrition (DBM), defined as the simultaneous manifestation of both undernutrition and overweight and obesity, affects most low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs). This Series paper describes the dynamics of the DBM in LMICs and how it differs by socioeconomic level....

Author(s)
Popkin, B. M.; Corvalan, C.; Grummer-Strawn, L. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Lancet (British edition), 2020, 395, 10217, pp 65-74
Abstract

Background: The aim of the present study was to examine the influence of body mass index category, as well as of demographic and socioeconomic factors on the participation in organized physical activity (OPA) of schoolchildren attending primary and secondary school in Greece. Furthermore, to...

Author(s)
Carayanni, V.; Vlachopadopoulou, E.; Koutsouki, D.; Bogdanis, G. C.; Psaltopoulou, T.; Manios, Y.; Karachaliou, F.; Hatzakis, A.; Michalacos, S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Pediatrics, 2020, 20, 491, pp (22 October 2020)
Abstract

Objectives: To evaluate the association between obesity and dental caries in terms of life-style habits and socio-economic status in Turkish school children. Materials and methods: This case-control study was undertaken with 178 children aged 6-11 years in a Turkish government children's hospital....

Author(s)
Bulut, H.; Bulut, G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Acta Odontologica Scandinavica, 2020, 78, 5, pp 345-351
Abstract

Objective: Sporting facilities owned or managed by local governments (LGs) can promote health by selling healthy food and drinks. This study assessed the policies, attitudes and practices of LGs in Victoria, Australia, relating to obesity prevention and the provision of healthy food in their...

Author(s)
Riesenberg, D.; Blake, M. R.; Boelsen-Robinson, T.; Peeters, A.; Cameron, A. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 2020, 44, 3, pp 240-244
Abstract

Social differences in prevalence of overweight and obesity among adolescents, known as the weight social gradient, could be explained by differences in behaviours between social classes. This study examined the respective association of physical activity (PA), sedentary behaviour (SB) and weight...

Author(s)
Omorou, A. Y.; Manneville, F.; Langlois, J.; Legrand, K.; Böhme, P.; Muller, L.; Guillemin, F.; Briançon, S.; Lecomte, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Medicine, 2020, 134,
Abstract

This study investigates the impact of neighborhood-built environments on obesity in interrelationship with socioeconomic status (SES)-controlling for dietary patterns and physical activities of residents-using structural equation modeling (SEM). A total of 577 samples who are between 19 and 64...

Author(s)
Choi Yunwon; Yoon Heeyeun
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020, 17, 6,
Abstract

Objective: This study aimed to identify body mass index (BMI) trajectories and their predictors in Australian children by their maternal immigrant status. Methods Data on 4142 children aged 2-3 years were drawn from the birth cohort of the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. BMI was...

Author(s)
Zulfiqar, T.; Burns, R. A.; D'Este, C.; Strazdins, L.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
BMJ Open, 2019, 9, 7, pp e026845
Abstract

We sought to examine the patterns of cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality in varying degrees of access to exercise opportunities at county level in the United States. Access to exercise opportunities was significantly associated with adjusted CVD mortality (P<.001); higher access to exercise...

Author(s)
Angraal, S.; Gupta, A.; Khera, R.; Nasir, K.; Desai, N. R.
Publisher
Mosby Inc., St Louis, USA
Citation
American Heart Journal, 2019, 212, pp 152-156
Abstract

Purpose: "parkrun" is a free and increasingly popular weekly 5-km walk/run international community event, representing a novel setting for physical activity (PA) promotion. However, little is known about who participates or why. This study aimed to identify sociodemographic, health, behavioral,...

Author(s)
Cleland, V.; Nash, M.; Sharman, M. J.; Claflin, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
American Journal of Health Promotion, 2019, 33, 1, pp 13-23
Abstract

BACKGROUND: We evaluated associations between use of public places for physical activity and active leisure (PAAL) and their distances from subjects' homes and indicators of overweight and obesity, among schoolchildren from different socioeconomic levels, in the city of Florianópolis, Brazil....

Author(s)
Rossi, C. E.; Correa, E. N.; Neves, J. das; Gabriel, C. G.; Benedet, J.; Rech, C. R.; Vasconcelos, F. de A. G. de
Publisher
Associacao Paulista de Medicina (APM), Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Sao Paulo Medical Journal, 2018, 136, 3, pp 228-236

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