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Ophir Sefiha

from developing countries, they experience heightened scrutiny both for their status as high profile athletes (which can easily be revoked) and their race. A major strength of this book is Mwaniki’s ability to highlight the ways that these various statuses intersect and play out across different times

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Bettina Callary and Brian Gearity

developers and researchers with important insights to share. Thus, we included a larger number of Insights manuscripts that speak to the vision of coach development. The special issue includes articles from five countries (mostly English-speaking, Western, and developed countries). While this is

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Rob Millington, Simon C. Darnell and Brad Millington

so-called “developed” versus “developingcountries and illustrated the political challenges that this divide presents. Some have argued that industrial nations of the global North, who benefited most from the carbon producing activities that led to climate change, bear the greatest responsibility

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Jamile S. Codogno, Henrique L. Monteiro, Bruna C. Turi-Lynch, Romulo A. Fernandes, Subhash Pokhrel and Nana Anokye

developed countries, evidence shows that between 1% and 2.6% of all health care costs are due to physical inactivity ( Pratt, Norris, Lobelo, Roux, & Wang, 2014 ), while in emergent countries, it is estimated that physical inactivity is responsible for 1% of overall costs in primary health care ( Codogno et

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Ítalo Ribeiro Lemes, Xuemei Sui, Bruna Camilo Turi-Lynch, Steven N. Blair, Rômulo Araújo Fernandes, Jamile Sanches Codogno and Henrique Luiz Monteiro

behavioral variables and health outcomes are scarce in developing countries, such as Brazil (the biggest Latin-American nation), which can be considered an important gap in the literature. In addition, to the best of our knowledge, there is no prospective study investigating the association of TV viewing and

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Vinícius Y.B. Suetake, Emerson Franchini, Bruna T.C. Saraiva, Anne K.F. da Silva, Aline F.B. Bernardo, Rayane L. Gomes, Luiz Carlos M. Vanderlei and Diego G.D. Christofaro

the parasympathetic pathway ( P  < .03) ( 47 ). Radtke et al ( 34 ) in a study with Swiss children and adolescents, considered a developed country, observed that young people who participated in a large volume of sports activities presented a better autonomic nervous system compared with their low

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André O. Werneck, Adewale L. Oyeyemi, Rômulo A. Fernandes, Marcelo Romanzini, Enio R.V. Ronque, Edilson S. Cyrino, Luís B. Sardinha and Danilo R. Silva

first identify subgroups of adolescents at greatest risk, that is, those who are more likely to be inactive and sedentary. Developing countries have specific social, economic, cultural, and even geographic characteristics, and thus, surveillance and national plans on PA and sedentary behavior should

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Susan Paudel, Alice J. Owen, Stephane Heritier and Ben J. Smith

, and leisure time) and sedentary behavior (sitting time). 18 GPAQ is considered to be a suitable and acceptable instrument for measuring population-level PA 19 , 20 and is the most commonly used instrument for PA surveillance in developing countries. 21 Culturally relevant PA show cards were used to

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Alex S. Ribeiro, Luiz C. Pereira, Danilo R.P. Silva, Leandro dos Santos, Brad J. Schoenfeld, Denilson C. Teixeira, Edilson S. Cyrino and Dartagnan P. Guedes

between activity behavior and medication intake in a low-income population within a developing country. Sedentary behavior has a deleterious effect on cardiorespiratory fitness ( Eriksen, Gronbaek, Helge, & Tolstrup, 2016 ) and muscle mass and strength ( Bann et al., 2015 ), which are well known to have

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Richard Larouche, Emily F. Mire, Kevin Belanger, Tiago V. Barreira, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Mikael Fogelholm, Gang Hu, Estelle V. Lambert, Carol Maher, José Maia, Tim Olds, Vincent Onywera, Olga L. Sarmiento, Martyn Standage, Catrine Tudor-Locke, Peter T. Katzmarzyk, Mark S. Tremblay and For the ISCOLE Research Group

. Broyles et al ( 7 ) previously reported a similar association between household income and anthropometric indicators. These findings are consistent with the epidemiological transition model, which suggests that lifestyle changes associated with economic growth and urbanization in developing countries