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Understanding Contemplators’ Knowledge and Awareness of the Physical Activity Guidelines

Katrina L. Piercy, Frances Bevington, Alison Vaux-Bjerke, Sandra Williams Hilfiker, Sean Arayasirikul, and Elizabeth Y. Barnett

activity guidelines.” Therefore, when planning for the second edition of the guidelines, the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion developed a corresponding communication campaign, Move Your Way. 10 This campaign is grounded in the transtheoretical model (also known as stages of change) 11

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Mentoring Tenure-Track Faculty in Kinesiology

Duane Knudson, Ting Liu, Dan Schmidt, and Heather Van Mullem

learning about the service and department culture expectations. In the past, these conflicting pressures were exacerbated by a lack of guidance, unclear expectations, or maybe exploitation from some senior department faculty who expect new faulty to “pay their dues and earn retention and promotion” like

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The Promotion and Implementation of Exercise is Medicine® in Kinesiology

Carena Winters

President of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) in partnership with the American Medical Association ( Sallis, 2015 ). EIM’s vision is to make physical activity (PA) assessment and promotion a standard in clinical care, connecting health care with evidence-based PA resources for people

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Commercialization, Governance Problems, and the Future of European Football—Or Why the European Super League Is Not a Solution to the Challenges Facing Football

Ulrik Wagner, Rasmus K. Storm, and Kenneth Cortsen

promotional sponsor logos and messages. Simultaneously, the game is practiced daily by millions of people worldwide as an amateur sport. No wonder that the sport fosters an emotional attachment ( Funk & James, 2001 ) among its followers that is hardly comparable with any other sport on a global scale

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Physical Activity Promotion and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Building Synergies to Maximize Impact

Deborah Salvo, Leandro Garcia, Rodrigo S. Reis, Ivana Stankov, Rahul Goel, Jasper Schipperijn, Pedro C. Hallal, Ding Ding, and Michael Pratt

Key Points • There is strong synergy between physical activity promotion and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), presenting unique opportunities to simultaneously address multiple population health priorities and for achieving several SDGs. • Synergies between physical activity promotion and

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How to Make Physical Activity Promotion Work in Thai Schools: Perspectives of Multiple Stakeholders

Areekul Amornsriwatanakul, Narongsak Noosorn, Kittipong Poonchob, Rung Wongwat, Somkiat Sornprasit, Phataraphon Markmee, Michael Rosenberg, and Karen Milton

, which was consistent with the “active people” approach suggested by the Global Action Plan on PA 2018–2030. 5 Thai Health Promotion Foundation has also implemented actions to promote active play in schools for many years, such as the “come out and play” and “active play” programs. 6 Schools have been

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Physical Activity Promotion for Persons Experiencing Disability: The Importance of Interdisciplinary Research and Practice

Stamatis Agiovlasitis, Joonkoo Yun, Jooyeon Jin, Jeffrey A. McCubbin, and Robert W. Motl

directly, but also indirectly by complicated pathways that involve multiple factors. Finally, health promotion is complex because it must consider the abovementioned factors collectively, and it involves political decisions at different levels of administration for allocation of public health resources

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Stadium Giveaway Promotions: How Many Items to Give and the Impact on Ticket Sales in Live Sports

Jeffrey Cisyk and Pascal Courty

Major League Baseball (MLB) teams, not unlike all sports teams, have long offered promotions to entice consumers to attend games throughout their lengthy season. In recent years, it has become standard to feature fireworks, concerts, or—most frequently—to offer free giveaway items distributed to

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An Overview of Dissemination and Implementation Science in Physical Activity and Health Promotion

Paul Andrew Estabrooks

, first, to provide some context and evidence that researchers in the field of PA promotion were focused on the use of science to develop, test, and disseminate PA interventions well before the term D&I research was introduced into the scientific lexicon. Second, I wanted to acknowledge my late mentor and

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How Societal Forces of Change Are Transforming Youth Physical Activity Promotion in North America

Jacob Szeszulski, Jamie M. Faro, Rodney P. Joseph, Kevin Lanza, Lucie Lévesque, Courtney M. Monroe, Elsa A. Pérez-Paredes, Erica G. Soltero, and Rebecca E. Lee

Case Study 1: Climate Change and Recent Physical Activity Promotion Research in Mexico In Mexico, only 10 of the 182 protected natural areas have climate action programs. 26 One of the protected natural areas, Sierra de Guadalupe, is subject to fires, pollution, crime, irregular settlements, and