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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

consequences with respect to lifestyle behaviors, such as decreases in physical activity 4 and increases in the consumption of “Western”-style diets. 5 For example, using cross-sectional data, it was previously reported that among children, obesity prevalence, body fat percentage, and body mass index z

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Gregory J. Welk

Accurate estimates of physical activity are needed to advance research in many areas of kinesiology, as well as for a range of public health applications. While considerable progress has been made in methods over the years, each stride forward seems to come with a few half-steps backward. The

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Zakkoyya H. Lewis, Kyriakos S. Markides, Kenneth J. Ottenbacher and Soham Al Snih

A minimum of 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity a week and muscle-strengthening exercises twice a week is the current public health guideline to maintain and improve health. 1 , 2 Strong evidence exists that shows a dose–response relationship between the volume of physical activity (PA) and

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Jennifer P. Agans, Oliver W.A. Wilson and Melissa Bopp

has been observed since at least the mid-1990s. 3 In addition, these low levels of physical activity (PA) while in college often predict continued decreases in PA with age 4 – 6 and may themselves represent decreases from high school PA levels. 7 Concurrently, students tend to gain weight when they

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Shannon S. C. Herrick and Lindsay R. Duncan

, than their heterosexual counterparts. 5 , 7 , 8 Many of these health concerns can be mitigated through physical activity participation; however, LGBTQ+ adults experience unique barriers to physical activity engagement, such as homophobia, exclusion, and discrimination. 9 A recent survey in the United

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Chris Hopkins

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a highly prevalent disease among older adults ( Lawrence et al., 2008 ) and one of the leading causes of functional loss and disability ( Cross et al., 2014 ). Physical activity has been deemed crucial to optimal health outcomes, which has led to federal recommendations for

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Matthew R. Nagy, Molly P. O’Sullivan, Shannon S. Block, Trevor R. Tooley, Leah E. Robinson, Natalie Colabianchi and Rebecca E. Hasson

Despite the known benefits of physical activity, less than 50% of children in the United States meet the national physical activity recommendations of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity per day. 1 Overweight/obese (OW/OB) children fare even worse with only 20%–40% meeting the

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Deise J.A. Faleiro, Enaiane C. Menezes, Eduardo Capeletto, Felipe Fank, Rafaela M. Porto and Giovana Z. Mazo

Physical activity has been widely studied and discussed, but gaps exist in the knowledge about their association with urinary incontinence. With respect to physical activity, studies have shown that it acts in a bidirectional manner, exerting either a preventive or a aggravating effect on urinary

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Juliessa M. Pavon, Richard J. Sloane, Carl F. Pieper, Cathleen S. Colón-Emeric, David Gallagher, Harvey J. Cohen, Katherine S. Hall, Miriam C. Morey, Midori McCarty, Thomas L. Ortel and Susan N. Hastings

-Yaish, Tonkikh, & Sinoff, 2015 ). Some physician activity orders, such as “up ad lib” and “up with assist,” are meant to encourage out of bed activity, but it is unclear whether these translate to actual time out of bed. Brown et al. ( 2009 ), using body worn accelerometers to continuously monitor patient

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Lia Grego Muniz de Araújo, Bruna Camilo Turi, Bruna Locci, Camila Angélica Asahi Mesquita, Natália Bonicontro Fonsati and Henrique Luiz Monteiro

arrival of new technological options replaced traditional activities involving physical effort, supporting the sedentary lifestyle. 3 , 4 The time spent in sedentary activities, such as television (TV), video games, computers, and cell phones, is considered a public health problem because of its