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Relationships between physical activity across lifetime and health outcomes in older adults: results from the NuAge study
Other titre : Relationships between physical activity across lifetime and health outcomes in older adults: Results from the NuAge cohort
Abstract: Objectives: This study aims to (1) describe participation in four physical activity (PA) domains across life and (2) examine the influence of PA during adolescence, early, mid-life, and later adulthood on health ...
A tale of two models: changes in psychological need satisfaction and physical activity over 3 years
Other titre : Changes in psychological need satisfaction
Abstract: Objective: (a) Examine longitudinal measurement invariance of scores from psychological need satisfaction (PNS) scales and (b) examine if changes in PNS were associated with change in moderate-to-vigorous physical ...
"Monkey see, monkey do" : peers’ behaviors predict preschoolers’ physical activity and dietary intake in childcare centers
Abstract : Preschoolers observe and imitate the behaviors of those who are similar to them. Therefore, peers may be important role models for preschoolers’ dietary intake and physical activity in childcare centers. This ...
Systematic review of the relationship between childcare educators’ practices, and preschoolers’ physical activity and eating behaviours
Other titre : Review of childcare educators’ practices
Abstract: The role of childcare educators is important given that 81% of preschoolers living in developed countries receive childcare outside their home. Since children learn by observing and imitating others, childcare ...
Recruiting doctors from and for underserved groups: Does New Brunswick’s initiative to recruit doctors for its linguistic minority help rural communities?
Other titre : Recruiting doctors from and for underserved groups
Abstract: Objectives: Within health care, there are underserved groups such as New Brunswick’s French-speaking minority, which also mostly lives in rural communities. A physician shortage potentially prevents this population ...
Correlates, determinants, and effectiveness of childcare educators’ practices and behaviours on preschoolers’ physical activity and eating behaviours: a systematic review protocol
Abstract: Background: Worldwide, approximately 12% of children under the age of 5 are either overweight or obese. As many young children spend 30 h or more per week in childcare centres with childcare educators. Targeting ...
Family physicians’ perceptions toward writing physical activity prescriptions: I tell patients it’s like the super pill!
Abstract: Background: Although prior research has shown that physicians perceive various barriers that hinder the systematic promotion of physical activity in practice, no study has contrasted the barriers reported by ...
A multilevel intervention to increase physical activity and improve healthy eating and physical literacy among young children (ages 3-5) attending early childcare centres: the Healthy Start-Départ Santé cluster randomised controlled trial study protocol
Abstract: Background: Childhood obesity is a growing concern for public health. Given a majority of children in many countries spend approximately 30 h per week in early childcare centers, this environment represents a ...
Monitoring activities of teenagers to comprehend their habits: study protocol for a mixed-methods cohort study
Abstract: Background: Efforts to increase physical activity in youth need to consider which activities are most likely to be sustained over time in order to promote lifelong participation in physical activity. The Monitoring ...
Factors that could explain the increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes among adults in a Canadian province: a critical review and analysis
Abstract: Background: The prevalence of diabetes has increased since the last decade in New Brunswick. Identifying factors contributing to the increase in diabetes prevalence will help inform an action plan to manage the ...