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Narayan Subedi, Susan Paudel, Sudip Nepal, Ashmita Karki, Mahendra Magar and Suresh Mehata

Asia: contemporary perspectives . Br Med Bull . 2014 ; 111 ( 1 ): 31 – 44 . doi:10.1093/bmb/ldu018 25190759 10.1093/bmb/ldu018 2. WHO . Noncommunicable Diseases Country Profiles 2014 . Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization (WHO) ; 2014 . 3. WHO . Noncommunicable Diseases Country

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Javier Brazo-Sayavera, Cecilia del Campo, María José Rodríguez, Inacio Crochemore Mohnsam da Silva, Eugenio Merellano-Navarro and Pedro R. Olivares

indicator grades. The data sources relied upon most heavily were the 2012 GSHS (World Health Organization, 2012), scientific papers from national journals, and gray literature such as government and nongovernment reports and online content. Results and Discussion Overall, grades for the 10 indicators ranged

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Kingsley K. Akinroye and Ade F. Adeniyi

demonstrated progress through the key stages of public policy making (i.e., policy agenda, policy formation, policy implementation, policy evaluation and decisions about the future) with respect to school Physical Education programmes, approval of Sport Academies, empowerment of non-governmental organizations

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Asaduzzaman Khan, Mohammad Abdul Kadir, Sohel Reza Choudhury, Fatema Ashraf, Mahbubur Rahman, Kazi Rumana Ahmed, K. M. Saif-Ur-Rahman, Sonia Parvin and Riaz Uddin

, Andersen LB , Bull FC , Guthold R , Haskell W , Ekelund U . Global physical activity levels: surveillance progress, pitfalls, and prospects . Lancet . 2012 ; 380 ( 9838 ): 247 – 257 . PubMed ID: 22818937 22818937 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60646-1 2. World Health Organization . The Global

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Joel D. Barnes, Christine Cameron, Valerie Carson, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Rachel C. Colley, Guy E.J. Faulkner, Ian Janssen, Roger Kramers, Travis J. Saunders, John C. Spence, Patricia Tucker, Leigh M. Vanderloo and Mark S. Tremblay

School-Aged Children survey (2013–14 HBSC, World Health Organization/Public Health Agency of Canada), the Opportunities for Physical Activity at School study (2015 OPASS, CFLRI), the Cohort Study for Obesity, Marijuana Use, Physical Activity, Alcohol Use, Smoking and Sedentary Behaviour (2016-17 COMPASS

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Marianella Herrera-Cuenca, Betty Méndez-Pérez, Maritza Landaeta-Jiménez, Xiomarys Marcano, Evelyn Guilart, Luis Sotillé and Rosalba Romero

are being implemented to solve these problems. 3 Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and private initiatives are still successful in promoting sports and physical activity for children and youth in Venezuela. 4 , 5 The purpose of this short article is to summarize the results of the 2018

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Izzeldin Ibrahim, Eiman Al Hammadi, Suzan Sayegh, Lena Zimmo, Jwaher Al Neama, Husam Rezeq, Abdulla Saeed Al-Mohannadi and Al Anoud Al-Thani

.23937/2572-4010.1510007 10.23937/2572-4010.1510007 2. World Health Organization . Obesity: preventing and managing the global epidemic. Report of a WHO Consultation presented at the World Health Organization, June 3–5, 1997, Geneva, Switzerland . Geneva, Switzerland : WHO ; 1997 . 3. Bener A , Kamal AA . Growth

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Susana Andrade, Angélica Ochoa-Avilés, Wilma Freire, Natalia Romero-Sandoval, Daniel Orellana, Teodoro Contreras, José Luis Pillco, Jessica Sacta, Diana Andrade Muñoz, Patricia Ramírez, Miguel Martin and Silvana Donoso

(when applies). A group of experts was identified and invited to join the Ecuadorian Researchers Working Group (RWG), which included seven experts (5 from academia and 2 from government organizations). The governmental representatives participated partially on the development of the Report Card due to

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Diego Augusto Santos Silva, Diego Giulliano Destro Christofaro, Gerson Luis de Moraes Ferrari, Kelly Samara da Silva, Nelson Nardo, Roberto Jerônimo dos Santos Silva, Rômulo Araújo Fernandes and Valter Cordeiro Barbosa Filho

Organization’s (WHO) 10 body mass index (BMI)-for-age reference standards. Direct measures of weight and height for the calculation of BMI. Obesity was investigated for being considered a public health problem, one of the causes being physical inactivity. This indicator, obesity, is not addressed in the

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Bilyana Mileva

unaffordable luxuries by large segments of the population whose standards of living were going down. Recent data from the World Health Organization quoting unpublished national research show that Bulgarian youth are among the lowest physically active in Europe. 1 However, there is limited data to accurately