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Karin Lobenius-Palmér, Birgitta Sjöqvist, Anita Hurtig-Wennlöf and Lars-Olov Lundqvist

The beneficial effects of physical activity (PA) on health for both children and adults are well known ( Strong et al., 2005 ; World Health Organization [WHO], 2010 ). In parallel, there is emerging evidence that sedentary behavior has an important negative influence on various health indicators

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Karl M. Newell

biology and the life sciences and can have different purposes. In the present context, a taxonomy of perceptual-motor skills should specify the dimensions of description that underpin the organization of the tasks into categories, most importantly the principles on which each set of tasks develops and

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Laura K. Fewell, Riley Nickols, Amanda Schlitzer Tierney and Cheri A. Levinson

Depression Inventory II (BDI-II; Beck, Steer, & Brown, 1996 ); Penn State Worry Questionnaire (PSWQ; Meyer, Miller, Metzger, & Borkovec, 1990 ); and World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 (WHODAS; Ustün, Kostanjsek, Chatterji, & Rehm, 2010 ). Body mass index (BMI) was calculated upon

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Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, Erica M. Taylor and T. Gilmour Reeve

The American Kinesiology Association (AKA), established in 2007, promotes kinesiology as a unified field of study focused on advancing our discipline and its many career opportunities ( Morrow & Thomas, 2010 ). The AKA has become the leading organization working to define kinesiology as the

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Baruch Vainshelboim, Zhongming Chen, Ricardo M. Lima and Jonathan Myers

. Future prospective studies should address the role of promoting CRF for primary and secondary prevention of cancer among smokers and nonsmokers. Acknowledgments No funding was received. All authors declare there is no conflict of interest. References 1. World Health Organization . World Cancer Report

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Daniel Bok, Karim Chamari and Carl Foster

champion in mid-July. Before that, we were supposed to enjoy numerous sporting events across the globe yielding new champions in different sports and competition levels. And then, COVID-19 hit. On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared a pandemic caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19

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Kwok W. Ng, Gorden Sudeck, Adilson Marques, Alberto Borraccino, Zuzana Boberova, Jana Vasickova, Riki Tesler, Sami Kokko and Oddrun Samdal

Health Organization’s collaborative, cross-national Health Behavior in School-Aged Children (HBSC) study across 48 countries and regions within Europe and North America. The HBSC study involves young adolescents who express their quantification of key health behaviors, health indicators, and contextual

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Jemima C. John, Shreela V. Sharma, Deanna Hoelscher, Michael D. Swartz and Chuck Huber

the 4 domains (commute, leisure, domestic, and occupation). Methods Sampling Protocol We conducted a cross-sectional analysis on the baseline data, which were collected as part of the SUH Texas Medical Center evaluation study in fall 2012. The SUH, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, contacted the

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Sarah Deans, Alison Kirk, Anthony McGarry and David Rowe

Being physically active is one of the most important components of successful health promotion. Physical activity has long been a priority for public health, rising to greater prominence with the publication of the Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health ( World Health Organization

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Jenny H. Conviser, Amanda Schlitzer Tierney and Riley Nickols

and family therapy, psychoeducation, and/or coping skills training. Unfortunately, not all counseling departments or professional sports organizations with in-house psychological support are able to provide the level of care or specificity of care needed to treat EDs. Psychotherapy for athletes with