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Katherine Reta Devonshire-Gill and Kevin Ian Norton

designed to assess PA engagement comprehensively in these domains via a more relevant format, particularly for developing countries where patterns of energy expenditure differ from high-income countries. 19 Since their inception, these 2 standardized self-report tools have been widely used to monitor

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A. Stefanie Mikolaizak, Jochen Klenk, Dietrich Rothenbacher, Michael D. Denkinger, Kilian Rapp and for the ActiFE Study Group

. Musgrove (Eds.), Disease control priorities in developing countries . Washington, DC : World Bank . World Health Organization . ( 2002 ). Active ageing: A policy framework . Retrieved from World Health Organization website: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/67215/1/WHO_NMH_NPH_02.8.pdf . World

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Elena López-Cañada, José Devís-Devís, Alexandra Valencia-Peris, Sofía Pereira-García, Jorge Fuentes-Miguel and Víctor Pérez-Samaniego

, Schöppe S . The Health Benefits of Physical Activity in Developing Countries . Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization ; 2005 . 2. Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee (PAGAC) . Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Report . Washington, DC : Department of Health and

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Hamid Najafipour, Masoomeh Kahnooji, Mohammad Reza Baneshi, Mahboobeh Yeganeh, Milad Ahmadi Gohari, Mitra Shadkam Farokhi and Ali Mirzazadeh

According to the World Health Organization report, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) account for almost 30% of overall deaths all around the world. 1 About 80% of deaths in developing countries are a result of CVDs, which occur mostly due to change of lifestyle, increase of urbanism, and lack of

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Yongwoo Lee, Wonjae Choi, Kyeongjin Lee, Changho Song and Seungwon Lee

more than 65 years is increasing more rapidly compared with other developed countries; the percentage of adults in Korea aged older than 65 years was 5.1% in 1990 and 11% in 2010 and is projected to be 37.4% in 2050 ( Seo, 2009 ). These days, a high quality of life as well as longevity is considered

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Xihe Zhu and Justin A. Haegele

the pandemic of obesity in developing countries . Nutrition Reviews, 70 , 3 – 21 . PubMed ID: 22221213 doi:10.1111/j.1753-4887.2011.00456.x 10.1111/j.1753-4887.2011.00456.x Raudenbush , S.W. , & Bryk , A.S. ( 2002 ). Hierarchical linear models: Applications and data analysis methods

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Chunxiao Li, Ngai Kiu Wong, Raymond K.W. Sum and Chung Wah Yu

( Hong Kong Education Bureau, 2016 ), which is similar to the overall prevalence of ASD in developed countries ( Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014 ; Taylor, Jick, & Maclaughlin, 2013 ). Students with ASD in Hong Kong may attend either special or mainstream schools. In general, those with

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Trent J. Herda, Philip M. Gallagher, Jonathan D. Miller, Matthew P. Bubak and Mandy E. Parra

and echo intensity . Ultrasound Med Biol . 2009 ; 35 ( 3 ): 443 – 6 . PubMed ID: 19081667 doi:10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2008.09.016 19081667 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2008.09.016 37. Popkin BM , Adair LS , Ng SW . Global nutrition transition and the pandemic of obesity in developing countries

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Kasper Salin, Mikko Huhtiniemi, Anthony Watt, Harto Hakonen and Timo Jaakkola

Research has detailed that insufficient levels of physical activity (PA) and excessive levels of sedentary time (ST) have become a major concern in developed countries. 1 , 2 As a result of insufficient PA and excessive calorie intake, the obesity epidemic among children has become a crucial major

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Davy Vancampfort, Brendon Stubbs, James F. Sallis, Justine Nabanoba, David Basangwa, Adewale L. Oyeyemi, Sandra S. Kasoma, Marc De Hert, Inez Myin-Germeys and James Mugisha

-reported sitting time in patients with schizophrenia: a pilot study . Psychiatry Res . 2014 ; 215 ( 1 ): 33 – 38 . PubMed ID: 24295763 doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2013.11.011 24295763 10.1016/j.psychres.2013.11.011 30. Day K . Physical environment correlates of physical activity in developing countries: a review