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Janet E. Fulton, David M. Buchner, Susan A. Carlson, Deborah Borbely, Kenneth M. Rose, Ann E. O’Connor, Janelle P. Gunn and Ruth Petersen

not meet minimum aerobic physical activity guidelines. 6 The United States can reduce chronic disease by increasing physical activity. Low population levels of physical activity have substantial health and societal costs. About 1 in 10 premature deaths can be attributed to physical inactivity

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Heontae Kim and Minsoo Kang

, and (2) determine classification accuracy according to participant characteristics (eg, sex, body mass index [BMI], work type, and meeting physical activity guidelines) in order to support the SBR instrument’s measurement invariance. Methods Participants A total of 30 adults with no physical or

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Pamela H. Kulinna, Charles B. Corbin and Hyeonho Yu

physical activity for all Americans 22 with the publication of physical activity guidelines for all ages. It is interesting to note that the guidelines for youth have not been well disseminated, resulting in lack of parental attention to children’s health behaviors 24 ; thus, the importance of an

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Kerstin Gerst Emerson and Jennifer Gay

; Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee, 2008 ). Yet older adults frequently engage in less MVPA relative to other age groups ( Troiano et al., 2008 ). However, they may engage in greater amounts of light intensity activity through household and gardening activities ( Cress et al., 2005

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Katie J. Thralls and Susan S. Levy

QOL ( McAuley et al., 2006 ; Taylor et al., 2004 ). However, less than 20% of U.S. older adults meet the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (PAGA) for both aerobic (150 min/week of moderate intensity) and resistance (2×/week) activity ( Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2013

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Timothy J. Walker, Jessica M. Tullar, Pamela M. Diamond, Harold W. Kohl III and Benjamin C. Amick III

-strengthening activities, that are also a key part of the physical activity guidelines. 5 Only one known study has included muscle-strengthening physical activity and stretching behavior as variables of interest, with results suggesting no significant association with presenteeism. 19 However, no studies have evaluated

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

.1016/0047-2352(95)00063-1 3. Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee . Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Scientific Report . Washington, DC : US Department of Health and Human Services ; 2018 . 4. Trotter RT II , Camplain R , Eaves ER , et al . Health disparities and converging epidemics

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Dan Nemet

children. The authors suggest that these findings are related to the relatively lower muscle-to-fat tissue ratio in NWO children. The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, issued by the US Department of Health and Human Services, recommend that children and adolescents aged 6–17 should have 60

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Tim Takken, Nynke de Jong and on behalf of the Dutch Physical Activity Report Card Study Group

Introduction National surveillance data in the Netherlands show that the percentage of children and youth, who meet the Dutch physical activity guidelines has decreased significantly between 2006 and 2014. 1 Data from the 2016 Dutch Physical Activity Report Card showed that only a minority of

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Elroy J. Aguiar, John M. Schuna Jr., Tiago V. Barreira, Emily F. Mire, Stephanie T. Broyles, Peter T. Katzmarzyk, William D. Johnson and Catrine Tudor-Locke

There is a growing interest in measuring ambulatory physical activity, reported as steps per day, with the recent 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Scientific Report ( 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee, 2018 ) noting the advantages of step-based physical