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Maureen R. Weiss

groundbreaking work in this area. The first three articles in this section specifically address physical activity trends, disparities, and interventions for African American and Latino children and youth, two populations that show lower levels and steeper declines in physical activity over the childhood years

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Chia-Yuan Yu and Biyuan Wang

, 5 , 10 , 18 such as race (European American, African American, Asian, Hispanic, and other); gender; age; education level (less than high school, high school, undergraduate, and graduate); household income (<$15,000, $15,000–$34,999, $35,000–$74,999, and >$75,000); population density in residence

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Adam J. Criblez

, it experienced unprecedented growth when returning soldiers enrolled under the provisions of the GI Bill. Carlson is also to be applauded for his discussions of race, addressing both the pioneering efforts of the NIT (which allowed African-American players from its inception) and the debates

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Yasuhiko Kubota, Alvaro Alonso, Amil M. Shah, Lin Y. Chen and Aaron R. Folsom

) from 4 US communities: Washington County, MD; Forsyth County, NC; Jackson, MS (African Americans only); and suburbs of Minneapolis, MN. The participants were followed up with from 1990 to 1992 (visit 2, 93% return), 1993 to 1995 (visit 3, 86% return), 1996 to 1998 (visit 4, 80% return), and 2009 to

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Emma V. Richardson, Sarah Blaylock, Elizabeth Barstow, Matthew Fifolt and Robert W. Motl

and 72 years with an average age of 50 years. One was Jamaican American, eight were African American, and 23 were White. All participants had relapsing remitting MS with duration of disease ranging between less than 1 year and 47 years. Participants were representative of three states and various

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Mara Simon and Laura Azzarito

, for-profit, independent school, and has been a teacher for 8 years. And finally, Serena, who is African American, is the youngest of the participants and has been teaching for 3 years at an expanding midtier independent school. Data Collection Data were collected using a visual narrative research

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Nikolas Dickerson

practices, and instead uses racialized beliefs such as African Americans are criminal or lazy to explain racial inequity. Legible forms of black masculinity help sustain this power structure, as successful blacks can be used as an example that systematic racism no longer exists, and that issues of race no

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Bryan E. Denham

, respectively ( McCarthy, 2018 ). In recent years, athletes in the National Football League (NFL) have knelt during the national anthem to protest police treatment of African-Americans, and at a 2017 White supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, one person died and many more were injured after an

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Grace Yan, Ann Pegoraro and Nicholas M. Watanabe

events, primarily emerged in response to police treatment of African Americans, require us to focus on athletes’ influences on reshaping racial–political relations. These protests included the National Football League players’ “hands up, do not shoot” campaign, the National Basketball Association

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Nisha Botchwey, Myron F. Floyd, Keshia Pollack Porter, Carmen L. Cutter, Chad Spoon, Tom L. Schmid, Terry L. Conway, J. Aaron Hipp, Anna J. Kim, M. Renee Umstattd Meyer, Amanda L. Walker, Tina J. Kauh and Jim F. Sallis

In the United States, nearly 1 in 3 young people is overweight or obese. Lower-income toddlers, children, and adolescents in historically underserved populations—African American, American Indian, Latino-Hispanic, and subpopulations of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander cultures—are at highest