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Kerstin Gerst Emerson and Jennifer Gay

Despite increased efforts at eliminating disparities, differences continue to exist for racial and ethnic groups on a number of important health indicators for cardiovascular disease (CVD). There are a number of potential explanations for these persistent racial and ethnic disparities, including

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Nisha Botchwey, Myron F. Floyd, Keshia Pollack Porter, Carmen L. Cutter, Chad Spoon, Tom L. Schmid, Terry L. Conway, J. Aaron Hipp, Anna J. Kim, M. Renee Umstattd Meyer, Amanda L. Walker, Tina J. Kauh and Jim F. Sallis

obesity statistics consistently show disparities among lower-income minority groups. In 2011–2014, the obesity rate for non-Hispanic white youth aged 2–19 years was 14.7%, but it was 19.5% among non-Hispanic African American youth and 21.9% among Hispanic youth. 14 Although the obesity rate for non

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Ricky Camplain, Julie A. Baldwin, Meghan Warren, Carolyn Camplain, Monica R. Lininger and Robert T. Trotter

; however, none of these strategies have been implemented in jails. Physical activity policy reform in the jail setting has important implications for addressing health disparities among those who are incarcerated for extended periods of time—especially as the majority of those individuals serving time in

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.1123/kr.2018-0006 kr.2018-0006 Interventions to Promote Physical Activity in Latino Preschool Children: A Scoping Review Sharon E. Taverno Ross * 7 2 151 162 10.1123/kr.2018-0010 kr.2018-0010 Addressing Disparities in Physical Activity Participation Among African American and Latino Youth Rebecca E

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Kellie C. Huxel Bliven

populations we serve. Specific goals will focus on 1) addressing disparities between the editorial board and JSR’s diverse authorship and readership, and 2) promoting and supporting cultural proficiency in sport rehabilitation research from diverse groups at all levels (e.g., authors, peer reviewers

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH Classroom-Based Physical Activity: Minimizing Disparities in School-Day Physical Activity Among Elementary School Students Hannah G. Calvert * Matthew T. Mahar * Brian Flay * Lindsey Turner * 15 3 161 168 10.1123/jpah.2017-0323 jpah.2017-0323 Sedentary Behavior

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SCHOLARLY COMMENTARY The Blockchain Phenomenon: Conceptualizing Decentralized Networks and the Value Proposition to the Sport Industry Michael L. Naraine * 1 09 2019 12 3 313 335 10.1123/ijsc.2019-0051 ijsc.2019-0051 STUDENT RESEARCH #BodyIssue and Instagram: A Gender Disparity in Conversation

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Sarah A. Amin, Paula J. Duquesnay, Catherine M. Wright, Kenneth Chui, Christina D. Economos and Jennifer M. Sacheck

-term behaviors ( 26 , 37 , 44 ). Socioeconomic status (SES) disparities in PA ( 6 , 40 ) underscore the need to disentangle the array of factors that affect children’s activity levels. Differences in PAC by SES may be one of the pathways that drive children’s PA potentially through disparities in the complex PA

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Katrina L. Piercy, Frances Bevington, Alison Vaux-Bjerke, Sandra Williams Hilfiker, Sean Arayasirikul and Elizabeth Y. Barnett

, Overall Knowledge of Physical Activity and Dosage, and Awareness of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Currently, less than 25% (24.3%) of adults meet the aerobic and muscle-strengthening physical activity recommendations. 21 However, there are disparities across age, gender, race, education

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Stamatis Agiovlasitis, Joonkoo Yun, Jooyeon Jin, Jeffrey A. McCubbin and Robert W. Motl

People experiencing disability 1 compose a large proportion of the world’s population. Nearly 19% of the population in the United States, or about 57 million people, report living with a disability ( Brault, 2012 ). People living with disability experience health disparities ( Krahn & Fox, 2014