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Pasmore Malambo, Andre P. Kengne, Estelle V. Lambert, Anniza De Villiers and Thandi Puoane

Overweight and obesity are a worldwide health problem, affecting populations across a diversity of social and income statuses. In 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that more than 1.9 billion adults were overweight and 600 million were obese. 1 Theoretically, walking could help

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Kelly Lynn Mulvey, Sally Taunton, Adam Pennell and Ali Brian

. , & Wager , T.D. ( 2000 ). The unity and diversity of executive functions and their contributions to complex “frontal lobe” tasks: A latent variable analysis . Cognitive Psychology, 41 , 49 – 100 . PubMed ID: 10945922 doi:10.1006/cogp.1999.0734 10.1006/cogp.1999.0734 Ponitz , C.C. , McClelland

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Zhiguang Zhang, Eduarda Sousa-Sá, João R. Pereira, Anthony D. Okely, Xiaoqi Feng and Rute Santos

acceptance of diversity 4.71 (0.93) Interaction Supervision of play and learning, peer interaction, staff–child interaction, and discipline 5.64 (1.30) Program structure Schedule, free play, group play activities, and provisions for children with disabilities 5.79 (1.26) Parents and staff Provisions for

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Scott E. Crouter, Paul R. Hibbing and Samuel R. LaMunion

summarized in Table  1 . The males and females were similar overall, with a slightly higher proportion of overweight and obese in males, and greater racial and ethnic diversity in females. Table 1 Descriptive Characteristics of the Participants Males ( n  = 23) Females ( n  = 21) All Participants ( N  = 44

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Leslie K. Larsen and Christopher J. Clayton

roles, in sport-focused graduate programs. Jones, Brooks, and Mak ( 2008 ) found that female faculty and ethnic minority faculty as well as ethnic minority students were underrepresented in sport management programs. This lack of diversity in graduate programs might discourage women of color from

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Tiago V. Barreira, Stephanie T. Broyles, Catrine Tudor-Locke, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Mikael Fogelholm, Gang Hu, Rebecca Kuriyan, Estelle V. Lambert, Carol A. Maher, José A. Maia, Timothy Olds, Vincent Onywera, Olga L. Sarmiento, Martyn Standage, Mark S. Tremblay, Peter T. Katzmarzyk and for the ISCOLE Research Group

numerous strengths, such as the economic and social diversity of site locations across the world as well as widely accepted standardized methodology and equipment utilized in each site. However, this study was not without limitations. The samples were mostly limited to 1 city in each country, which were

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Emily M. D’Agostino, Sophia E. Day, Kevin J. Konty, Michael Larkin, Subir Saha and Katarzyna Wyka

. Allison KR , Adlaf EM . Structured opportunities for student physical activity in Ontario elementary and secondary schools . Can J Public Health . 2000 ; 91 ( 5 ): 371 . PubMed 11089292 26. Grauer SR . Small versus large schools: the truth about equity, cost, and diversity of programming in

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Toben F. Nelson, Richard F. MacLehose, Cynthia Davey, Peter Rode and Marilyn S. Nanney

Minnesota is predominantly white, particularly in rural areas. 40 In contrast, urban centers such as the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area are becoming more racially/ethnically diverse. 41 Despite this diversity, Minnesota schools tend to be segregated on racial/ethnic and socioeconomic lines, have

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Jennifer D. Roberts, Lindsey Rodkey, Rashawn Ray and Brian E. Saelens

differences in public transportation use. Hence, the DMV represented a highly optimal setting for conducting the BEAP Study and examining US-based youth AT due to its unique racial, ethnic, income, educational, and birth origin diversity. Research Consistency Our findings from the BEAP Study are consistent

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Meera Sreedhara, Karin Valentine Goins, Christine Frisard, Milagros C. Rosal and Stephenie C. Lemon

mixed use to enhance the diversity and proximity of destinations near public transit. 7 Individuals using public transit often walk or bike to transit stops, and expanding services, locations, and connections can improve access and opportunities for PA. 5 , 8 Traffic safety and injury prevention