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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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Ellen Freiberger, Elisabeth Rydwik, Astrid Chorus, Erwin Tak, Christophe Delecluse, Federico Schena, Nina Waaler, Bob Laventure and Nico van Meeteren

multiple approaches and strategies. Challenge: A Shift of Focus on Health and Functioning Alongside these developments, functioning (as conceptualized by WHO 2002 ; Heerkens et al., 2017 )—besides health—has, in recent years, become all the more important in Western and developing countries. This focus

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Peng Zhang, Jung Eun Lee, David F. Stodden and Zan Gao

among children in both developed and developing countries. 17 , 19 Despite increasing empirical evidence concerning time segment differences in children’s PA during weekdays and weekends, correlates and determines of PA in children have not been explored adequately. For example, data focused on

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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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Karen Tonge, Rachel A. Jones and Anthony D. Okely

track into childhood and beyond, providing long-term health benefits. 2 In developed countries, a large proportion of young children attend some type of early childhood education and care (ECEC) center for extended periods. 3 For example, more than half of children in the United States spend an average

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Sathvik Namburar, William Checkley, Oscar Flores-Flores, Karina M. Romero, Katherine Tomaino Fraser, Nadia N. Hansel, Suzanne L. Pollard and GASP Study Investigators

.3109/02770903.2013.873807 24320738 10.3109/02770903.2013.873807 10. Urban Population . The World Bank. 2018 . https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/sp.urb.totl.in.zs 11. Robinson CL , Baumann LM , Romero K , et al . Effect of urbanization on asthma, allergy, and airways inflammation in a developing country setting

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Ruri Famelia, Emi Tsuda, Syahrial Bakhtiar and Jacqueline D. Goodway

A world-wide pediatric obesity epidemic presents a global challenge that will require population-based initiatives involving sustainable, evidence-based programs that can be individually tailored to local conditions. In particular, developing countries such as Indonesia face new challenges and

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Chen Chen and Daniel S. Mason

simultaneously with the diffusion of sport for development and sport for development and peace programs in a variety of contexts worldwide, including developed countries ( Lyras & Welty Peachey, 2011 ; Schulenkorf, Sherry, & Rowe, 2016 ; Schulenkorf & Spaaij, 2016 ; Sherry, Schulenkorf, & Chalip, 2015

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Emmanuel Gomes Ciolac, José Messias Rodrigues da Silva and Rodolfo Paula Vieira

Population aging is an unprecedented worldwide phenomenon that affects both developed and developing countries. 1 This aging process is changing the demographic profile of society, resulting in a need for adapting the sociopolitical system to the new reality of increasing demand for geriatric

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Jack Thomas Sugden, Daryl Adair, Nico Schulenkorf and Stephen Frawley

.1177/1012690210366791 10.1177/1012690210366791 Collison , H. , & Marchesseault , D. ( 2016 ). Finding the missing voices of sport for development and peace (SDP): Using a ‘Participatory social interaction research’ methodology and anthropological perspectives within African developing countries . Sport in Society