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Diana Castaneda-Gameros, Sabi Redwood and Janice L. Thompson

the present study. As the UK and other developed countries become increasingly diverse, it is important to ensure the health and well-being of migrant groups. While some women may be comfortable in using PA services already available for older adults (e.g., walking clubs, mixed facilities), many

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Jennifer Brunet, Eva Guérin and Nicolas Speranzini

Older adults are one of the fastest growing segments of the population in developed countries ( World Health Organization, 2015 ). Aging men and women are more susceptible to chronic (e.g., cardiovascular conditions, type 2 diabetes, cancer) and degenerative illnesses (e.g., osteoporosis

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Kendra R. Todd and Kathleen A. Martin Ginis

occur with the aid of a power wheelchair, manual wheelchair, orthotics, canes, crutches, or even nothing at all. Globally, studies suggest a prevalence rate of 490–526 SCIs per million population among developed countries, and 440 per million for nondeveloped countries. The current global incidence rate

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Carrie W. LeCrom, Brendan Dwyer and Gregory Greenhalgh

. Thompson , K. , Boore , J. , & Deeny , P. ( 2000 ). A comparison of an international experience for nursing students in developed and developing countries . International Journal of Nursing Studies, 37 ( 6 ), 481 – 492 . PubMed ID: 10871658 doi:10.1016/S0020-7489(00)00027-4 10.1016/S0020

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Shane Pill, Brendon Hyndman, Brendan SueSee and John Williams

sport by this principal is also unsurprising, given that sport is the main movement form within PE in most developed countries ( Tinning, Macdonald, Wright, & Hickey, 2001 ). Chris does not comment about how using digital game design principles is likely to be perceived by other members in his school PE

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Karin Lobenius-Palmér, Birgitta Sjöqvist, Anita Hurtig-Wennlöf and Lars-Olov Lundqvist

 al., 2009 ), indicating that low PA and high sedentary time in youth with disabilities is a widespread phenomenon, at least in developed countries. Although youth with disabilities were less active than youth with TD in almost all PA variables, there were some exceptions. There was, for instance, no

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Katherine L. Downing, Jo Salmon, Anna Timperio, Trina Hinkley, Dylan P. Cliff, Anthony D. Okely and Kylie D. Hesketh

Global Matrix 3.0 physical activity report card grades for children and youth (analyzing results from 49 countries) found that, on average, 60% to 70% of children in developed countries exceed the recommended amount of sedentary screen time. 7 Although there has been some success with interventions to

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Annette J. Raynor, Fiona Iredale, Robert Crowther, Jane White and Julie Dare

care (RAC) facilities in developed countries such as Australia, it is important to promote physical activity in RAC settings ( Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine, 2014 ). To date, the limited amount of exercise-based research in RAC facilities has tended to focus on the effect of

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Keren Susan Cherian, Ashok Sainoji, Balakrishna Nagalla and Venkata Ramana Yagnambhatt

as it attempts for the first time to understand the energy adequacy of adolescent national-level soccer players in a developing country such as India. The energy expenditure measured using indirect calorimetry was compared with the energy intake estimated using weighed food records. There was an

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Cara Shearer, Hannah R. Goss, Lowri C. Edwards, Richard J. Keegan, Zoe R. Knowles, Lynne M. Boddy, Elizabeth J. Durden-Myers and Lawrence Foweather

include only established organizations, all of which existed in English-speaking developed countries. Yet even in these groups, many had an online presence without a peer-reviewed, published evidence base. Conducting peer-reviewed research and robustly evaluating programs throughout policy and practice