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Yan Shi, Wendy Yajun Huang, Cindy Hui-Ping Sit and Stephen Heung-Sang Wong

, using self-reported measurements to assess PA, SB, and sleep, Janssen et al 7 reported a dose–response pattern between the number of guidelines achieved and body mass index (BMI), whereby BMI decreased with increasing number of 24-Hour Movement Guidelines achieved. Future studies using more objective

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E. Kipling Webster, Leah E. Robinson and Danielle D. Wadsworth

significantly lower body fat at age 5. Less active preschoolers tend to have a higher body mass index (BMI) than their more active peers 12 , 13 ; conversely, greater participation in physical activity is associated with a healthier body weight. 7 , 13 Preschoolers with a higher BMI also tend to be less

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Marquis Hawkins, Deirdre K. Tobias, Hala B. Alessa, Andrea K. Chomistek, Junaidah B. Barnett, Walter C. Willett and Susan E. Hankinson

the blood draw. Age, body mass index (BMI, kg/m 2 ), alcohol intake, menopausal status, current hormone use, oophorectomy status, and age at menarche were assessed by self-report at the blood draw visit. White race, ethnicity, age at menopause, and parity were ascertained from previous NHS and NHS II

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Rachel G. Curtis, Dorothea Dumuid, Timothy Olds, Ronald Plotnikoff, Corneel Vandelanotte, Jillian Ryan, Sarah Edney and Carol Maher

association of time-use compositions with physical and mental well-being in a sample of young and middle-aged adults. Specifically, this study aimed to (1) examine whether time-use composition was associated with body mass index (BMI); physical and mental health–related quality of life (QoL); and symptoms of

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Elizabeth Lorenzo, Jacob Szeszulski, Michael Todd, Scherezade K. Mama and Rebecca E. Lee

/Latina women from 2 large cities in Texas, and examines these associations by race/ethnicity. We hypothesized that women who used AT would have lower body mass index (BMI), systolic (SBP) and diastolic blood pressure (DBP), resting heart rate (RHR), and body fat percentage (BF) than women who did not use AT

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María Hernández, Fabrício Zambom-Ferraresi, Pilar Cebollero, Javier Hueto, José Antonio Cascante and María M. Antón

-Santos et al., 2014 ), an increase in disease severity as evaluated using the BODE (body mass index [B], obstruction [O; FEV 1 ], dyspnea [D], and exercise [E; meters in the 6MWT]) index ( Garcia-Rio et al., 2009 ), and an increase in the risk of exacerbations ( García-Aymerich et al., 2006 ; Waschki et

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David B. Creel, Leslie M. Schuh, Robert L. Newton Jr, Joseph J. Stote and Brenda M. Cacucci

no longer meeting criteria for obesity, bariatric surgery patients may have similar physical activity levels to those with class II obesity. For example, one small study revealed that physical activity among postoperative patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 29.7 was similar to an obese

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Christopher C. Imes, Yaguang Zheng, Dara D. Mendez, Bonny J. Rockette-Wagner, Meghan K. Mattos, Rachel W. Goode, Susan M. Sereika and Lora E. Burke

In the United States, over one-third of adults are obese and the number of adults who are either overweight or obese is increasing globally. 1 , 2 Adults who are obese, defined as a body mass index (BMI) > 30 kg/m 2 , compared with adults with a healthy weight, have an increased risk for

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Patricia A. Hageman, Carol H. Pullen and Michael Yoerger

registered on, trial identifier: NCT01307644. Women with complete data ( n  = 297) at baseline were included in this analysis. Women were eligible for the trial if they were 40–69 years, had a body mass index (BMI) of 28–45 kg/m 2 , and were willing and able to participate in a weight loss

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Gina M. McCaskill, Olivio J. Clay, Peng Li, Richard E. Kennedy, Kathryn L. Burgio and Cynthia J. Brown

,000, which was based on poverty guidelines at the time of the initial study ( U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 ). Participants were asked how many individuals lived in their home. Geographic locations were defined as either rural or urban according to the Alabama Rural Health Association ( 1998 ). Body mass index