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Woubeshet Ayenew, Emily C. Gathright, Ellen M. Coffey, Amber Courtney, Jodi Rogness and Andrew M. Busch

providing free access to significant others of participants. One participant had a significant other join the program for support. Measures All data on demographics, mental health, and physical health were pulled from the electronic medical record. Lab values, body mass index, 10-year CVD risk score, and

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Dietrich Rothenbacher, Dhayana Dallmeier, Michael D. Denkinger, Bernhard O. Boehm, Wolfgang Koenig, Jochen Klenk and ActiFE Study Group

meters) and weight (in kilograms) were measured to calculate the body mass index (BMI; in kilograms per meter squared). Statistical Analysis The median values and interquartile range of SHBG were calculated for women, men, and the total study population. The data were stratified according to several

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Laureen H. Smith, Devin Laurent, Erica Baumker and Rick L. Petosa

this study was to describe rates of obesity and obesogenic behaviors among rural Appalachian adolescents. The research questions were as follows: (1) How do the rates of body mass index (BMI), BMI percentile for age and gender BMI%, and percentage of body fat among rural Appalachian adolescents compare

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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