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Browsing Faculty Publications (Education) by Subject "Physical activity"

Browsing Faculty Publications (Education) by Subject "Physical activity"

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  • Adamo, Kristi B; Barrowman, Nick; Naylor, Patti Jean; Yaya, Sanni; Harvey, Alysha; Grattan, Kimberly P; Goldfield, Gary S (Trials, 2014-07-29)
    Background: Today’s children are more overweight than previous generations and physical inactivity is a contributing factor. Modelling and promoting positive behaviour in the early years is imperative for the development ...
  • Frazer, Amanda; Voss, Christine; Winters, Meghan; Naylor, Patti-Jean; Higgins, Joan Warf; McKay, Heather (Preventive Medicine Reports, 2015)
    Objective. To investigate differences in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) from school-travel between adolescents in urban and suburban neighbourhoods and to describe its relative contribution to MVPA on school ...
  • Mâsse, Louise C; Naiman, Daniel; Naylor, Patti-Jean (International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2013-06-03)
    Purpose: Public policies targeting the school setting are increasingly being used to address childhood obesity; however, their effectiveness depends on their implementation. This study explores the factors which impeded ...
  • Beauchamp, Mark R.; Harden, Samantha M.; Wolf, Svenja A.; Rhodes, Ryan E.; Liu, Yan; Dunlop, William L.; Schmader, Toni; Sheel, Andrew W.; Zumbo, Bruno D.; Estabrooks, Paul A. (BMC Public Health, 2015-06-27)
    Background: Physical activity has health benefits across the lifespan, yet only 13 % of Canadian older adults are sufficiently active. Results from a number of observational studies indicate that adults display positive ...
  • Yao, Christopher A; Rhodes, Ryan E (International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2015-02-11)
    Objective: Physical activity (PA) has a profound impact on health and development in children. Parental behaviors (i.e., modeling and support) represent an obvious important factor in child PA. The purpose of this paper ...
  • Gillis, Lauren; Tomkinson, Grant; Olds, Timothy; Moreira, Carla; Christie, Candice; Nigg, Claudio; Cerin, Ester; Sluijs, Esther Van; Stratton, Gareth; Janssen, Ian; Dorovolomo, Jeremy; Reilly, John J; Mota, Jorge; Zayed, Kashef; Kawalski, Kent; Andersen, Lars Bo; Carrizosa, Manuel; Tremblay, Mark; Chia, Michael; Hamlin, Mike; Thomas, Non Eleri; Maddison, Ralph; Biddle, Stuart; Gorely, Trish; Onywera, Vincent; Mechelen, Willem Van (International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2013-10-24)
    Background: The quantity and quality of studies in child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviour have rapidly increased, but research directions are often pursued in a reactive and uncoordinated manner. ...
  • Tomlin, Dona L; Clarke, Shannon K; Day, Meghan; McKay, Heather A; Naylor, Patti-Jean (Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 2013-08-19)
    Background: Organized sport provides one option for children to be physically active. However, there is a paucity of information about the relationship between children’s participation in organized sport and their diet, ...
  • Sauvage-Mar, Claire; Naylor, Patti-Jean; Wharf Higgins, Joan; VonBuchholz, Helen (Preventive Medicine Reports, 2019-06)
    Active transportation to school (ATS) is a recognized way to increase physical activity (PA). However, girls and young women do not regularly use ATS despite the many documented physical, mental, and community health ...

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