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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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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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Vernon M. Grant, Emily J. Tomayko, Ronald J. Prince, Kate Cronin and Alexandra Adams

population density from 3.5 to 3000 people per square mile, indicating the diversity of the study sites. Communities with whom the researchers were currently working or where they had close relationships with community members or the wellness staff were approached to participate. Variables associated with PA

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Stephanie G. Kerrigan, Evan M. Forman, Mitesh Patel, Dave Williams, Fengqing Zhang, Ross D. Crosby and Meghan L. Butryn

the generalizability of results across the population. The diversity of our sample was also limited, with most the sample being female, well educated, and individuals with high incomes. This likely further reduces generalizability. Incentives were also delivered to a participant all at once at the

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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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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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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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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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Viviene A. Temple, Dawn L. Lefebvre, Stephanie C. Field, Jeff R. Crane, Beverly Smith and Patti-Jean Naylor

. Assessment of participation was limited to use of the CAPE survey, which imposed a particular structure on activities and examined the diversity of participation in recreational activities during the previous four months. As data were collected from November to May during the school year, participation in

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Shannon S. C. Herrick and Lindsay R. Duncan

, their perspectives shifted to incorporate the detrimental effects of increased body size on their physical health. Participants found that a balance between accepting body diversity and recognizing health problems associated with heavier weight was necessary within the SMW community. 33 Homophobia The