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  • Feasibility of incorporating objective measures of physical activity in the STEPS program. A pilot study in Malawi 

    Westgate, Kate; Ridgway, C; Rennie, K; Strain, Tessa; Wijndaele, Katrien; Brage, Soren (2020-01-31)
    Background Physical activity is an important determinant of human health but it is inherently difficult to measure. Global surveillance systems for physical activity have so far only included self-report measures, which ...
  • What works to promote walking at the population level? A systematic review. 

    Foster, Charlie; Kelly, Paul; Reid, Hamish AB; Roberts, Nia; Murtagh, Elaine M; Humphreys, David K; Panter, Jenna et al. (BMJ, 2018-06)
    OBJECTIVE: Interventions to promote walking have focused on individual or group-based approaches, often via the randomised controlled trial design. Walking can also be promoted using population health approaches. We ...
  • Physical activity patterns across time-segmented youth sport flag football practice. 

    Schlechter, Chelsey R; Guagliano, Justin; Rosenkranz, Richard R; Milliken, George A; Dzewaltowski, David A (Springer nature, 2018-02-08)
    BACKGROUND: Youth sport (YS) reaches a large number of children world-wide and contributes substantially to children's daily physical activity (PA), yet less than half of YS time has been shown to be spent in moderate-to-vigorous ...
  • Socioeconomic position and sedentary behavior in Brazilian adolescents: A life-course approach. 

    Mielke, Gregore I; Brown, Wendy J; Ekelund, Ulf; Brage, Soren; Gonçalves, Helen; Wehrmeister, Fernando C; Menezes, Ana M et al. (Elsevier, 2018-02)
    Socioeconomic position (SEP) is a potential correlate of sedentary behavior in adolescents. The aim of this study was to examine the associations between SEP and self-reported and objective measures of sedentary behavior ...

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