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  • Qiao, Yijuan; Zhang, Tao; Liu, Hongyan; Katzmarzyk, Peter T.; Chaput, Jean-Philippe; Fogelholm, Mikael; Johnson, William D.; Kuriyan, Rebecca; Kurpad, Anura; Lambert, Estelle V.; Maher, Carol; Maia, Jose A.R.; Matsudo, Victor; Olds, Timothy; Onywera, Vincent; Sarmiento, Olga L.; Standage, Martyn; Tremblay, Mark S.; Tudor-Locke, Catrine; Zhao, Pei; Hu, Gang (Wiley, 2017)
    Objective: To examine the joint association of birth weight and physical activity/sedentary time with childhood obesity in 12 countries. Methods: A cross-sectional study of 5,088 children aged 9 to 11 years was conducted. ...
  • Mwangi, Francis M.; Rintaugu, E.G. (Scientific & Academic Publishing, 2017)
    High health care service cost for employees have been documented in many institutions. The purpose of the study was to assess university staff in selected health related fitness variables and their physical activity levels. ...
  • Rintaugu, E.G. (2017)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the participation motives of female university athletes at a university sport championship. It was hypothesized that the participation motives would not differ significantly ...
  • Onywera, V.O.; Muthuri, S.K.; Hayker, S.; Wachira, Lucy-Joy M.; Kyallo, F.; Mang’eni, R.O.; Bukhala, P.; Mireri, C. (Human Kinetics, 2016)
    Background: Kenya’s 2016 report card aimed to highlight the health and well-being of Kenyan children and youth using the best available evidence on the physical activity of Kenyan children and youth. The report pointed ...
  • Knechtle, B.; Aschmann, A.; Onywera, V.; Nikolaidis, P.T.; Rosemann, T.; Rüst, C.A. (Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
    The age for the fastest marathoners is well investigated, but not the age and nationality of the fastest. We investigated the age of peak marathon performance for the annual top 100 women and men competing in four races ...
  • Tudor-Locke, C.; Mire, E.F.; Barreira, T.V.; Schuna, J.M.; Chaput, J-P; Fogelholm, M.; Hu, G.; Kurpad, A.; Kuriyan, R.; Lambert, E.V.; Maher, C.; Maia, J.; Matsudo, V.; Olds, T.; Onywera, V.; Sarmiento, O.L.; Standage, M.; Tremblay, M.S.; Zhao, P.; Church, T.S.; Katzmarzyk, P.T. (Macmillan Publishers Limited, 2015)
    OBJECTIVES: We describe the process of identifying and defining nocturnal sleep-related variables (for example, movement/nonmovement indicators of sleep efficiency, waking episodes, midpoint and so on) using the unique ...
  • Oyeyemi, A.L.; Kasoma, S.S.; Onywera, V.O.; Assah, F.; Adedoyin, R.A.; Conway, T.L.; Moss, S.J.; Ocansey, R.; Kolbe-Alexander, T.L.; Akinroye, K.K.; Prista, A.; Larouche, R.; Gavand, K.A.; Cain, K.L.; Lambert, E.V.; Aryeetey, R.; Bartels, C.; Tremblay, M.S.; Sallis, J.F. (BioMed Central, 2016)
    Background: Built environment and policy interventions are effective strategies for controlling the growing worldwide deaths from physical inactivity-related non-communicable diseases. To improve built environment research ...
  • Chaput, J.P.; Katzmarzyk, P.T.; Barnes, J.D.; Fogelholm, M.; Hu, G.; Kuriyan, R.; Kurpad, A.; Lambert, E.V.; Maher, C.; Maia, J.; Matsudo, V.; Olds, T.; Onywera, V.; Sarmiento, O. L.; Standage, M.; Tudor-Locke, C.; Zhao, P.; Tremblay1, M.S. (World Obesity Federation, 2016)
    Background: No studies have examined if mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) can be an alternative screening tool for obesity in an international sample of children differing widely in levels of human development. Objective: ...
  • Zhao, P.; Liu, E.; Qiao, Y.; Katzmarzyk, PT.; Chaput, Jean-Philippe; Fogelholm, M.; Johnson, W.D; Kuriyan, R.; Kurpad, A.; Lambert, E.V.; Maher, C.; Maia, J.A.R.; Matsudo, V.; Olds, T.; Onywera, V.; Sarmiento, O.L.; Standage, M.; Tremblay, M.S.; Tudor-Locke, C.; Hu, G. (Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2016)
    Aims/hypothesis The aim of this study was to examine the association between maternal gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and childhood obesity at age 9–11 years in 12 countries around the world. Methods A multinational ...
  • Tremblay, M.S.; Gonzalez, S.A.; Katzmarzyk, P.T.; Onywera, V.O.; Reilly, J.J.; Tomkinson, G. (Human Kinetics, 2016)
  • Tremblay, M.S.; Barnes, J.D.; González, S.A.; Katzmarzyk, P.T.; Onywera, V.O.; Reilly, J.J.; Tomkinson, G.R.; Global Matrix 2.0 Research Team (Human Kinetics, 2016)
    The Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance organized the concurrent preparation of Report Cards on the physical activity of children and youth in 38 countries from 6 continents (representing 60% of the world’s population). ...
  • Onywera, V.O.; Scott, R.A.; Boit, M.K.; Pitsiladis, Y.P. (Taylor & Francis, 2006)
    Kenyan athletes have dominated international distance running in recent years. Explanations for their success include favourable physiological characteristics, which could include favourable genetic endowment, and ...
  • Onywera, V.O.; Scott, R.A.; Boit, M.K.; Pitsiladis, Y.P. (Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
    Kenyan athletes have dominated international distance running in recent years. Explanations for their success include favourable physiological characteristics, which could include favourable genetic endowment, and ...
  • Blanca, Roman-Viñas; Chaput, Jean-Philippe; Katzmarzyk, Peter T.; Fogelholm, Mikael; Lambert, Estelle V.; Maher, Carol; Maia, Jose; Olds, Timothy; Onywera, Vincent; Sarmiento, Olga L.; Standage, Martyn; Catrine, Tudor-Locke; Tremblay, Mark S. (2016)
    Background: The Canadian 24-h movement guidelines were developed with the hope of improving health and future health outcomes in children and youth. The purpose of this study was to evaluate adherence to the 3 recommendations ...
  • Larouche, R.; Sarmiento, O.L.; Broyles, S.T.; Denstel, K.D.; Church, T.S.; Barreira, T.V.; Chaput, J-P; Fogelholm, M.; Hu, G.; Kuriyan, R.; Kurpad, A.; Lambert, V.; Maher, C.; Maia, J.; Matsudo, V.; Olds, T.; Onywera, V.; Standage, M.; Tremblay, M.S.; Tudor-Locke, C.; Zhao, P.; Katzmarzyk, P.T. (Macmillan Publishers Limited, 2015)
    OBJECTIVES: Previous research consistently indicates that children who engage in active school transport (AST) are more active than their peers who use motorized modes (car or bus). However, studies of the correlates of ...
  • Katzmarzyk, Peter T.; Broyles, Stephanie T.; Champagne, Catherine M.; Chaput, Jean-Philippe; Fogelholm, Mikael; Gang, Hu; Kuriyan, Rebecca; Kurpad, Anura; Lambert, Estelle V.; Jose, maia; Matsudo, Victor; Timothy, Olds; Onywera, Vincent; Sarmiento, Olga L.; Standage, Martyn; Tremblay, Mark S.; Catrine, Tudor-Locke; Zhao, Pei (MDPI, 2016)
    The purpose of this study was to determine the association between regular (sugar containing) and diet (artificially sweetened) soft drink consumption and obesity in children from 12 countries ranging in levels of economic ...
  • Dumuid, D.; Olds, T.; Lewis, L. K.; Martin-Fernández, J. A.; Barreira, T.; Broyles, S.; Chaput, J.P.; Fogelholm, M.; Hu, G.; Kuriyan, R.; Kurpad, A.; Lambert, E. V.; Maia, J.; Matsudo, V.; Onywera, V.O.; Sarmiento, O.L.; Standage, M.; Tremblay, M.S.; Tudor-Locke, C.; Zhao, P.; Katzmarzyk, P.; Gillison, F.; Maher, C. (World Obesity Federation, 2016)
    Background: The relationship between children’s adiposity and lifestyle behaviour patterns is an area of growing interest. Objectives: The objectives of this study are to identify clusters of children based on lifestyle ...
  • Muthuri, S.K.; Onywera, V.O.; Tremblay, M.S.; Broyles, S.T.; Chaput, J.P.; Fogelholm, M.; Hu, G.; Kuriyan, R.; Kurpad, A.; Lambert, E.V.; Maher, C.; Maia, J.; Matsudo, V.; Olds, T.; Olga, L.S.; Standage, M.; Tudor-Locke, C.; Zhao, P.; Church, T.S.; Katzmarzyk, P.T. (Pennington Biomedical Research Center., 2016)
    Background Globally, the high prevalence of overweight and low levels of physical activity among children has serious implications for morbidity and premature mortality in adulthood. Various parental factors are associated ...
  • Pangani, I.N.; Kiplamai, F.K.; Kamau, J.W. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2016)
    Background.The understanding of obesity as a growing health problem in Africa and Tanzania in particular is hampered by lack of data as well as sociocultural beliefs in which overweight and obesity are revered. This study ...
  • Chaput, J.-P.; Katzmarzyk, P.T.; Barnes, J.D.; Fogelholm, M.; Hu, G.; Kuriyan, R.; Kurpad, A.; Lambert, E.V.; Maher, C.; Maia, J.; Matsudo, V.; Olds, T.; Onywera, V.; Sarmiento, O.L.; Standage, M.; Tudor-Locke, C.; Zhao, P.; Tremblay, M.S. (Wiley, 2016)
    Background: No studies have examined if mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) can be an alternative screening tool for obesity in an international sample of children differing widely in levels of human development. Objective: ...

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