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Nadia Cristina Valentini, Glauber Carvalho Nobre, Mariele Santayana de Souza and Michael J. Duncan

Contemporary researchers agree that motor competence, body mass index (BMI), and perceptions of competence are somewhat related and contributors to overall children physical activity (PA) and health. 1 – 3 Considerable work has been conducted examining the associations between children’s PA and

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Aurora de Fátima G.C. Mafra Cabral, Marcelo Medeiros Pinheiro, Charlles H.M. Castro, Marco Túlio De Mello, Sérgio Tufik and Vera Lúcia Szejnfeld

cardiopulmonary exercise test on a treadmill (Life Fitness 9700HR; Life Fitness, Schiller Park, IL, USA). All subjects performed the test in the morning. Weight in kg was measured using a digital scale and height (in meters) were used to calculate body mass index (BMI) in kg/m 2 . Medical evaluation was performed

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Peter T. Katzmarzyk and Amanda E. Staiano

children who met the guidelines had a lower average body mass index (BMI) and lower odds of obesity. 7 Further, a recent study using data from the Canadian Health Measures Survey reported that 17% of 6- to 17-year-old children were meeting the guidelines, and those who met all 3 components of the

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Yara Fidelix, Mara C. Lofrano-Prado, Leonardo S. Fortes, James O. Hill, Ann E. Caldwell, João P. Botero and Wagner L. do Prado

criteria were age between 13 and 18 years, pubertal stage (stage 3 or 4), and body mass index (BMI) >95th percentile for sex and age. 15 Exclusion criteria were weight >120 kg (limitation of the training equipment); genetic, metabolic, or endocrine disorders associated with obesity (self-reported or

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Robert J. Kowalsky, Sophy J. Perdomo, John M. Taormina, Christopher E. Kline, Andrea L. Hergenroeder, Jeffrey R. Balzer, John M. Jakicic and Bethany Barone Gibbs

study evaluating secondary outcomes of discomfort, fatigue, and sleepiness. These methods and primary results are reported elsewhere in greater detail. 22 In brief, overweight and obese (body mass index = 25.0–<40.0 kg/m 2 ) men and women (aged 20–65 y) were recruited from the University of Pittsburgh

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André Luiz Galvim, Isabela Martins Oliveira, Tatiane Vieira Martins, Leonardo Moreira Vieira, Natália Caroline Cerri, Natália Oiring de Castro Cezar, Renata Valle Pedroso and Grace Angélica de Oliveira Gomes

sociodemographic information collection, including age group, sex, and schooling; socioeconomic information, including individual income; and information on health condition, including incidence of NCCD. The weight, height, and body mass index (BMI) of the participants were evaluated. Adhesion to the Program At

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Alexandra Valencia-Peris, Joan Úbeda-Colomer, Jorge Lizandra, Carmen Peiró-Velert and José Devís-Devís

analyses, these categories were recodified as low-medium SES and high SES. Body mass index (BMI) was calculated and recorded as weight (kg)/height (m 2 ) using a Stadiometer (model 1-S-B, 6615; Medi-waves Inc, Sonipat, Haryana) and a digital scale (Soehnle Body Balance Comfort F5; Soehnle, Nassau, Germany

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

effectiveness of integrating exercise in treatment. Exercise has been shown to reinforce weight gain and increase body mass index (BMI) in inpatients with anorexia nervosa (AN) and supervised aerobic and strength training exercises have been shown to effectively reduce eating disorder symptoms ( Calogero

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Amber Watts, Mauricio Garnier-Villarreal and Paul Gardiner

was to compare patterns of sitting in a free living environment among older adults with and without early stage AD who were similar in physical limitations, body mass, and cardiorespiratory capacity. Our secondary aim was to examine the extent to which a non-postural monitor worn on the hip (Actigraph

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Ross D. Neville, Fergal Lyons, Brendan Doyle and Kimberley D. Lakes

 al., 2010 ), reduced body mass ( Bryant, Duncan, & Birch, 2014 ), regulation of body composition ( Okely, Booth, & Chey, 2004 ), and weight status ( Duncan & Stanley, 2012 ), and even positive psychological constructs such as confidence and self-efficacy ( McGrane, Belton, Powell, & Issartel, 2017 ). Recent