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Background: Physical inactivity is one of the four leading behavioural risk factors for non-communicable disease (NCD). Like tobacco control, increasing levels of health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA) will require a national policy framework providing direction and a clear set of actions....

Author(s)
Bull, F.; Milton, K.; Kahlmeier, S.; Arlotti, A.; Juričan, A. B.; Belander, O.; Martin, B.; Martin-Diener, E.; Marques, A.; Mota, J.; Vasankari, T.; Vlasveld, A.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2015, 49, 11, pp 749-756
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Active transportation is a behavior that might contribute to energy balance. However, no clear association between active commuting to school and weight status has been reported in the international literature. Also, new studies indicate that cycling to school might have a greater health potential...

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Bere, E.; Seiler, S.; Eikemo, T. A.; Oenema, A.; Brug, J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Copenhagen, Denmark
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 2011, 21, 1, pp 48-53
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Background: Longitudinal studies from the U.S. suggest a causal relationship between exposure to images of smoking in movies and adolescent smoking onset. Purpose: This study investigates whether adolescent smoking onset is predicted by the amount of exposure to smoking in movies across six...

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Morgenstern, M.; Sargent, J. D.; Engels, R. C. M. E.; Scholte, R. H. J.; Florek, E.; Hunt, K.; Sweeting, H.; Mathis, F.; Faggiano, F.; Hanewinkel, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2013, 44, 4, pp 339-344
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Children account for an appreciable proportion of total imported malaria cases, yet few studies have quantified these cases, identified trends, or suggested evidence-based prevention strategies for this group of travelers. We therefore sought to identify numbers of cases and deaths, Plasmodium...

Author(s)
Stäger, K.; Legros, F.; Krause, G.; Low, N.; Bradley, D.; Desai, M.; Graf, S.; D'Amato, S.; Mizuno, Y.; Janzon, R.; Petersen, E.; Kester, J.; Steffen, R.; Schlagenhauf, P.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2009, 15, 2, pp 185-191
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Objectives: A survey of European travellers was conducted during 2006 to determine travellers' immunization status and risk for exposure to hepatitis B while travelling. Design: A first telephone (Omnibus) survey established the prevalence of travel in the previous five years as well as demographic ...

Author(s)
Zuckerman, J. N.; Hoet, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2008, 6, 5, pp 315-320
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Background: Before starting interventions addressing energy-balance related behaviors, knowledge is needed about the prevalence of sedentary behaviors and low physical exercise, their interrelationships, possible gender differences. Therefore this study aimed to describe gender differences in...

Author(s)
Velde, S. J. te; Bourdeaudhuij, I. de; Thorsdottir, I.; Rasmussen, M.; Hagströmer, M.; Klepp, K. I.; Brug, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2007, 7, 16, pp (31 January 2007)

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