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Association between school policies and built environment, and youth's participation in various types of physical activities
Abstract: Background: School environmental characteristics may be associated with youth’s participation in different types of physical activities (PA). This study aimed to identify which school policies and built environmental ...
Association between physical activity motives and type of physical activity in children
Abstract: Objectives: Motives for participating in a specific type of physical activity (PA) may differ across PA type in youth. We studied the relationship between PA motives and type of PA engaged in by youth. Design: ...
The effectiveness of health care provider physical activity recommendations in cancer survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol
Abstract: Background: Cancer survivors face a range of negative physical and psychological effects that can be mitigated by participating in physical activity. Despite this, most do not meet recommended levels. Health care ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...