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Heidi J. Syväoja, Anna Kankaanpää, Jouni Kallio, Harto Hakonen, Janne Kulmala, Charles H. Hillman, Anu-Katriina Pesonen and Tuija H. Tammelin

physically active lifestyle with learning outcomes has also recently received considerable attention. Previous studies have suggested that excessive screen time 7 , 8 and excess adiposity 9 , 10 may predict poorer academic achievement (AA), whereas regular PA and higher aerobic fitness 11 , 12 benefit AA

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Tamara Vehige Calise, William DeJong, Timothy Heren, Chloe Wingerter and Harold W. Kohl III

those youth under 18 years 2 suggesting the importance of improving this population’s health status. A physically active lifestyle has many health benefits. Individuals who engage in regular physical activity have a lower risk of chronic disease and premature death. 4 Walking, in particular, has been

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Elin Ekblom-Bak, Örjan Ekblom, Gunnar Andersson, Peter Wallin and Björn Ekblom

physically active lifestyle. 18 In addition, skill development and habits in childhood are of great importance for higher exercise habits in adult life. 19 Hence, the present results indicating that PE class participation alone increases the possibility to be active in adulthood is especially important for

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Maureen R. Weiss, Lindsay E. Kipp, Alison Phillips Reichter, Sarah M. Espinoza and Nicole D. Bolter

), mental health (eg, increased motivation, setting goals), and social health (eg, stronger core of friends). Embracing a physically active lifestyle at a young age is important for maximizing positive and reducing negative health outcomes later in life ( 29 , 32 ). Information about the community impact

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Kenneth E. Powell, Abby C. King, David M. Buchner, Wayne W. Campbell, Loretta DiPietro, Kirk I. Erickson, Charles H. Hillman, John M. Jakicic, Kathleen F. Janz, Peter T. Katzmarzyk, William E. Kraus, Richard F. Macko, David X. Marquez, Anne McTiernan, Russell R. Pate, Linda S. Pescatello and Melicia C. Whitt-Glover

provides an unprecedented opportunity to expand the reach, the tailored “touch,” and the sustained impact of interventions to those who could benefit most. In addition, a large amount of evidence indicates that activity-friendly physical and social environments are associated with more physically active

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: The EuroFIT intervention program effectively improved physical activity but not sedentary time in male football fans. EuroFIT has good potential for wider roll out to help improve public health through the football setting. The role of motivational theory in promoting physically active lifestyles in