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Sarah Edney, Tim Olds, Jillian Ryan, Ronald Plotnikoff, Corneel Vandelanotte, Rachel Curtis and Carol Maher

further education, and university degree]); weight and height (from which body mass index [BMI] was calculated); the presence of symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress measured using the Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Scale-21 (DASS-21) 52 ; and self-reported weekly MVPA assessed by the Active

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Anass Arrogi, Astrid Schotte, An Bogaerts, Filip Boen and Jan Seghers

counseling. Outcomes Participants were evaluated on 3 time points: baseline, postintervention (at 3 mo), and at follow-up (at 9 mo). Health-Related Fitness Two components of health-related fitness were assessed including BC and cardiorespiratory fitness. 20 , 21 BC covered body mass index (BMI), body fat

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David A. White, Youngha Oh and Erik A. Willis

. Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors For the purpose of this study, METsRF were grouped into categories of weight status/body anthropometrics (body mass index [BMI]), WC, waist to height ratio, serum lab values (total, LDL [low-density lipoprotein] and HDL [high-density lipoprotein] cholesterol, triglycerides

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Fernando S. Lobo, Andreia C.C. Queiroz, Natan D. Silva Junior, Fabio L. Medina, Luiz A.R. Costa, Tais Tinucci and Claudia L.M. Forjaz

 = 18) Characteristics Mean (SE) Maximun Minimun Age, y 25 (1) 34 19 Weight, kg 77.6 (2.4) 92.9 62.5 Height, m 1.77 (0.01) 1.90 1.70 Body mass index, kg/m 2 24.8 (0.6) 28.4 20.1 Resting systolic BP, mm Hg 108 (2) 119 93 Resting diastolic BP, mm Hg 73 (1) 84 61 Resting HR, mm Hg 70 (3) 91 53 Peak oxygen

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Jonathan Miller, Mark Pereira, Julian Wolfson, Melissa Laska, Toben Nelson and Dianne Neumark-Sztainer

high body mass index (BMI) predict subsequent lack of MVPA differently in African American young adults than in white young adults? Specifically, 6 variables that have previously been associated with physical activity were assessed for differences by sex and ethnicity/race: BMI has been negatively

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Faye Prior, Margaret Coffey, Anna Robins and Penny Cook

, systematic reviews have found no consistent evidence of an increase in PA following participation in an ERS, or an improvement in outcomes such as body mass index (BMI), blood pressure (BP), or psychological well-being. 6 , 9 However, reviews have been based on a small number of randomized controlled trials

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James Annesi

Physical activity is the strongest behavioral predictor of long-term success with weight loss in adults. 1 , 2 Although less studied, this relationship also holds in the treatment of class 3 (ie, severe; body mass index [BMI] ≥ 40 kg/m 2 ) obesity. 3 The strength of that association in the 1% to

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Kimberlee A. Gretebeck, Caroline S. Blaum, Tisha Moore, Roger Brown, Andrzej Galecki, Debra Strasburg, Shu Chen and Neil B. Alexander

duration of each activity (in hours per week) and summed across all pertinent activities. The specific metabolic equivalent value for each of the 28 activities can be found in Stewart et al. 17 Secondary metabolic outcome measures included body mass index (BMI), fasting glucose, insulin, lipids, and HbA 1

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Shirley M. Bluethmann, Wayne Foo, Renate M. Winkels, Scherezade K. Mama and Kathryn H. Schmitz

/ethnicity, age group, marital status, and educational status) and behavioral/clinical risk factors (e.g., multimorbidity, perceived disability, body mass index [BMI]). In consideration of age-related subgroups, the youngest age group (45–54 years) was used as the reference group in regression models to compare

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Mirko Brandes, Berit Steenbock and Norman Wirsik

measurement were approached and asked for verbal agreement. Only if the children agreed, they were included in the study. The final study population comprised 42 apparently healthy, white children aged 4.8 (0.8) years, with an average height of 115 (8) cm, weight of 20.2 (4.2) kg, and body mass index of 15