Search Results

You are looking at 81 - 90 of 118 items for :

  • "developing countries" x
Clear All
Restricted access

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

Restricted access

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

Restricted access

Xavier García-Massó, Adrià Marco-Ahulló, Israel Villarrasa-Sapiña, Julio Álvarez-Pitti and Jose-Luis Bermejo

Overweight and obese children have now become a public health problem both in European countries and in other developed countries ( Ahrens et al., 2014 ). Lobstein et al. ( 2015 ) have shown that in about 30 years in the United States, the body mass of each child has increased by 5 kg on average

Restricted access

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

Restricted access

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

Full access

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

Restricted access

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

Restricted access

David Geard, Amanda L. Rebar, Peter Reaburn and Rylee A. Dionigi

pension policy changes. In developed countries such as Australia, a significant proportion of older adults draw partial or full aged pensions for 20 or more years ( Kulik, Ryan, Harper, & George, 2014 ). To make provision of the aged pension sustainable, such countries plan to increase the age at which

Restricted access

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

Restricted access

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