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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

Background: Why lower socioeconomic groups behave less healthily can only partly be explained by direct costs of behaving healthily. We hypothesize that low income increases the risk of facing financial strain. Experiencing financial strain takes up cognitive 'bandwidth' and leads to less...

Author(s)
Beenackers, M. A.; Groeniger, J. O.; Lenthe, F. J. van; Kamphuis, C. B. M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
European Journal of Public Health, 2018, 28, 4, pp 597-603
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to compare changes in diet and daily physical activity (PA) in high school (HS) soccer players who participated in either a two-year obesity prevention intervention or comparison group, while controlling for sex, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. Participants (...

Author(s)
Meng Yu; Manore, M. M.; Schuna, J. M., Jr.; Patton-Lopez, M. M.; Branscum, A.; Wong SiewSun
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Nutrients, 2018, 10, 7, pp 947
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a sport nutrition education and life-skills intervention on sport nutrition knowledge (SNK), attitudes/beliefs and dietary behaviors relevant to sport nutrition among high school (HS) soccer players. Three assessments were done over the 2-year...

Author(s)
Patton-Lopez, M. M.; Manore, M. M.; Branscum, A.; Meng Yu; Wong SiewSun
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Nutrients, 2018, 10, 11, pp 1636
Abstract

Social frailty is a warring phenomenon in Europe, negatively impacting children's health and nutrition. We present the results of a social programme facilitating access to physical activities for vulnerable children in Italy. 311 school-age children enrolled in the programme between 2015 and 2017...

Author(s)
Buonomo, E.; Moramarco, S.; Tappa, A.; Palmieri, S.; Michele, S. di; Biondi, G.; Agosti, G.; Alessandroni, C.; Caredda, E.; Palombi, L.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, 2020, 71, 3, pp 352-361
Abstract

Objective: The objective of this study was to systematically review evidence to identify intrapersonal, social environmental, physical environmental and policy correlates of sedentary behaviour (SB) among adults. Methods: Six databases were searched to identify studies that reported on...

Author(s)
Prince, S. A.; Reed, J. L.; McFetridge, C.; Tremblay, M. S.; Reid, R. D.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Obesity Reviews, 2017, 18, 8, pp 915-935
Abstract

Objective: This study aims to systematically review available evidence from prospective cohort studies to identify intrapersonal, social environmental and physical environmental determinants of moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA) among working-age women. Methods: Six databases...

Author(s)
Prince, S. A.; Reed, J. L.; Martinello, N.; Adamo, K. B.; Fodor, J. G.; Hiremath, S.; Kristjansson, E. A.; Mullen, K. A.; Nerenberg, K. A.; Tulloch, H. E.; Reid, R. D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Obesity Reviews, 2016, 17, 10, pp 919-944
Abstract

Purpose: The aim of the study was to monitor trends in socioeconomic inequalities in body mass index (BMI), cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), and muscular strength over several decades in a population of Swedish males aged 18-19 years. Methods: The cohort consists of 1.5 million young men attending...

Author(s)
Lissner, L.; Mehlig, K.; Rosengren, A.; Toren, K.; Åberg, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Adolescent Health, 2019, 65, 2, pp 232-238
Abstract

Objective: The main objective of the study is to analyze time trends in obesity of the Czech adolescents between 2002 and 2018 with regard to socioeconomic status (SES) of adolescent families and to find SES-mediated correlates of adolescents' obesity. Methods: A nationally representative sample of ...

Author(s)
Sigmund, E.; Baďura, P.; Sigmundová, D.; Pavelka, J.; Voráčová, J.; Hobza, V., Jr.; Zacpal, J.; Hamřík, Z.; Půžová, Z.; Kalman, M.
Publisher
Ceská Lékarská Spolecnost J. E. Purkyne, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Praktický Lékar, 2019, 99, 4, pp 147-153

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