International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

(The TQCC of International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity is 15. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
Impact of the COVID-19 virus outbreak on movement and play behaviours of Canadian children and youth: a national survey669
2020 WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour for children and adolescents aged 5–17 years: summary of the evidence455
Systematic review of the prospective association of daily step counts with risk of mortality, cardiovascular disease, and dysglycemia184
Advancing the global physical activity agenda: recommendations for future research by the 2020 WHO physical activity and sedentary behavior guidelines development group167
Combinations of physical activity, sedentary time, and sleep duration and their associations with depressive symptoms and other mental health problems in children and adolescents: a systematic review163
Evidence on physical activity and falls prevention for people aged 65+ years: systematic review to inform the WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour141
Development of a consensus statement on the role of the family in the physical activity, sedentary, and sleep behaviours of children and youth123
New global guidelines on sedentary behaviour and health for adults: broadening the behavioural targets121
Evidence on physical activity and osteoporosis prevention for people aged 65+ years: a systematic review to inform the WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour117
Can consumer wearable activity tracker-based interventions improve physical activity and cardiometabolic health in patients with chronic diseases? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised c91
Factors influencing physical activity participation among people living with or beyond cancer: a systematic scoping review90
Seasons, weather, and device-measured movement behaviors: a scoping review from 2006 to 202087
The effects of step-count monitoring interventions on physical activity: systematic review and meta-analysis of community-based randomised controlled trials in adults86
Dose–response relationship between physical activity and mortality in adults with noncommunicable diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective observational studies85
Global prevalence of physical activity for children and adolescents; inconsistencies, research gaps, and recommendations: a narrative review81
A systematic review of artificial intelligence chatbots for promoting physical activity, healthy diet, and weight loss79
Which behaviour change techniques are effective to promote physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour in adults: a factorial randomized trial of an e- and m-health intervention79
The effectiveness of digital interventions for increasing physical activity in individuals of low socioeconomic status: a systematic review and meta-analysis76
A systematic review and meta-analysis of school-based interventions with health education to reduce body mass index in adolescents aged 10 to 19 years74
The impact of physical activity on healthy ageing trajectories: evidence from eight cohort studies72
Association between parent and child physical activity: a systematic review70
Exercise and colorectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of exercise safety, feasibility and effectiveness67
The effectiveness of sedentary behaviour interventions on sitting time and screen time in children and adults: an umbrella review of systematic reviews58
The effect of leisure time physical activity and sedentary behaviour on the health of workers with different occupational physical activity demands: a systematic review58
Dynamics of the complex food environment underlying dietary intake in low-income groups: a systems map of associations extracted from a systematic umbrella literature review57
School-based gardening, cooking and nutrition intervention increased vegetable intake but did not reduce BMI: Texas sprouts - a cluster randomized controlled trial56
Association of ultra-processed food consumption with cardiovascular mortality in the US population: long-term results from a large prospective multicenter study55
Worldwide surveillance of self-reported sitting time: a scoping review54
A meta-analysis of the reproducibility of food frequency questionnaires in nutritional epidemiological studies54
How effective are physical activity interventions when they are scaled-up: a systematic review52
Systematic review of the correlates of outdoor play and time among children aged 3-12 years50
The impact of exercise interventions concerning executive functions of children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis50
Physical activity and sedentary time of youth in structured settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis50
National physical activity and sedentary behaviour policies in 76 countries: availability, comprehensiveness, implementation, and effectiveness49
The effect of social media interventions on physical activity and dietary behaviours in young people and adults: a systematic review49
Objective understanding of the Nutri-score front-of-pack label by European consumers and its effect on food choices: an online experimental study48
Walking cadence (steps/min) and intensity in 41 to 60-year-old adults: the CADENCE-adults study48
Inequality in physical activity, global trends by income inequality and gender in adults48
The effects of nudging and pricing on healthy food purchasing behavior in a virtual supermarket setting: a randomized experiment46
Validity and reliability of subjective methods to assess sedentary behaviour in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis46
Mediterranean diet and depression: a population-based cohort study45
A critical evaluation of systematic reviews assessing the effect of chronic physical activity on academic achievement, cognition and the brain in children and adolescents: a systematic review44
How COVID-19 lockdown and reopening affected daily steps: evidence based on 164,630 person-days of prospectively collected data from Shanghai, China43
A systematic review of school meal nudge interventions to improve youth food behaviors42
Comparing and assessing physical activity guidelines for children and adolescents: a systematic literature review and analysis41
A scoping review of physical activity interventions for older adults41
Musculoskeletal pain and sedentary behaviour in occupational and non-occupational settings: a systematic review with meta-analysis41
The physical activity paradox revisited: a prospective study on compositional accelerometer data and long-term sickness absence41
Walking cadence (steps/min) and intensity in 61–85-year-old adults: the CADENCE-Adults study40
The prevalence of multimorbidity and its association with physical activity and sleep duration in middle aged and elderly adults: a longitudinal analysis from China40
Efficacy of the ‘Stand and Move at Work’ multicomponent workplace intervention to reduce sedentary time and improve cardiometabolic risk: a group randomized clinical trial40
Children’s moderate-to-vigorous physical activity on weekdays versus weekend days: a multi-country analysis39
Sociodemographic differences in motives for food selection: results from the LoCard cross-sectional survey38
A collaborative approach to adopting/adapting guidelines. The Australian 24-hour movement guidelines for children (5-12 years) and young people (13-17 years): An integration of physical activity, sede38
Cooking skills related to potential benefits for dietary behaviors and weight status among older Japanese men and women: a cross-sectional study from the JAGES37
Recommendations for older adults’ physical activity and sedentary behaviour during hospitalisation for an acute medical illness: an international Delphi study36
A secondary analysis of the childhood obesity prevention Cochrane Review through a wider determinants of health lens: implications for research funders, researchers, policymakers and practitioners35
Different neighborhood walkability indexes for active commuting to school are necessary for urban and rural children and adolescents34
Consolidating evidence on the effectiveness of interventions promoting fruit and vegetable consumption: an umbrella review33
Operationalising the 20-minute neighbourhood33
Calorie reformulation: a systematic review and meta-analysis examining the effect of manipulating food energy density on daily energy intake32
Physical activity and prospective associations with indicators of health and development in children aged <5 years: a systematic review31
Invest in physical activity to protect and promote health: the 2020 WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour31
Cardiorespiratory fitness and lifestyle on severe COVID-19 risk in 279,455 adults: a case control study31
Demographic characteristics associated with circadian rest-activity rhythm patterns: a cross-sectional study31
Accelerometer-measured physical activity and sedentary time among children and their parents in the UK before and after COVID-19 lockdowns: a natural experiment30
Neighbourhood fast food exposure and consumption: the mediating role of neighbourhood social norms30
Investigating longitudinal context-specific physical activity patterns in transition from primary to secondary school using accelerometers, GPS, and GIS29
Tracking of total sedentary time and sedentary patterns in youth: a pooled analysis using the International Children’s Accelerometry Database (ICAD)29
Identifying effective intervention strategies to reduce children’s screen time: a systematic review and meta-analysis28
A systematic review of the validity, reliability, and feasibility of measurement tools used to assess the physical activity and sedentary behaviour of pre-school aged children28
Healthy lifestyle behaviours and all-cause and cardiovascular mortality among 0.9 million Chinese adults27
Long-term outcomes (2 and 3.5 years post-intervention) of the INFANT early childhood intervention to improve health behaviors and reduce obesity: cluster randomised controlled trial follow-up27
Barriers and facilitators to diet, physical activity and lifestyle behavior intervention adherence: a qualitative systematic review of the literature27
Barriers and facilitators to implementing community-based physical activity interventions: a qualitative systematic review27
Association between time-weighted activity space-based exposures to fast food outlets and fast food consumption among young adults in urban Canada27
The relationship between the home environment and child adiposity: a systematic review26
Covid-19 lockdown: Ethnic differences in children’s self-reported physical activity and the importance of leaving the home environment; a longitudinal and cross-sectional study from the Born in Bradfo26
Is the perceived neighborhood built environment associated with domain-specific physical activity in Latin American adults? An eight-country observational study26
Development of an objectively measured walkability index for the Netherlands26
Personalised nutrition advice reduces intake of discretionary foods and beverages: findings from the Food4Me randomised controlled trial26
Fair play? Participation equity in organised sport and physical activity among children and adolescents in high income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis25
Muscle-strengthening activities and cancer incidence and mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies25
Associations of park access, park use and physical activity in parks with wellbeing in an Asian urban environment: a cross-sectional study24
Cross-sectional study of changes in physical activity behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic among US adults24
The ENCOMPASS framework: a practical guide for the evaluation of public health programmes in complex adaptive systems24
The use and misuse of ratio and proportion exposure measures in food environment research24
Workplace neighbourhood built environment and workers’ physically-active and sedentary behaviour: a systematic review of observational studies24
The effect of a one-year vigorous physical activity intervention on fitness, cognitive performance and mental health in young adolescents: the Fit to Study cluster randomised controlled trial23
Bullying victimization, physical inactivity and sedentary behavior among children and adolescents: a meta-analysis23
Maternal feeding style and child weight status among Hispanic families with low-income levels: a longitudinal study of the direction of effects22
Play, Learn, and Teach Outdoors—Network (PLaTO-Net): terminology, taxonomy, and ontology22
Behaviours that prompt primary school teachers to adopt and implement physically active learning: a meta synthesis of qualitative evidence22
Associations between lifestyle interventions during pregnancy and childhood weight and growth: a systematic review and meta-analysis22
Physical activity from adolescence to young adulthood: patterns of change, and their associations with activity domains and sedentary time22
Later sleep timing predicts accelerated summer weight gain among elementary school children: a prospective observational study22
Temporal trends in physical activity levels across more than a decade – a national physical activity surveillance system among Norwegian children and adolescents21
The impact of summer vacation on children’s obesogenic behaviors and body mass index: a natural experiment21
The impact of the Nutri-Score front-of-pack nutrition label on purchasing intentions of unprocessed and processed foods: post-hoc analyses from three randomized controlled trials21
A physical activity coaching intervention can improve and maintain physical activity and health-related outcomes in adult ambulatory hospital patients: the Healthy4U-2 randomised controlled trial21
Prospective association between organic food consumption and the risk of type 2 diabetes: findings from the NutriNet-Santé cohort study21
International school-related sedentary behaviour recommendations for children and youth20
Trends and correlates of meeting 24-hour movement guidelines: a 15-year study among 167,577 Thai adults20
Development of a national childhood obesogenic environment index in the United States: differences by region and rurality20
Parental control and support for physical activity predict adolescents’ moderate to vigorous physical activity over five years20
‘Finishing the race’ – a cohort study of weight and blood glucose change among the first 36,000 patients in a large-scale diabetes prevention programme20
A tale of two cities: the cost, price-differential and affordability of current and healthy diets in Sydney and Canberra, Australia20
Association of daily composition of physical activity and sedentary behaviour with incidence of cardiovascular disease in older adults20
Lifestyle-integrated functional exercise to prevent falls and promote physical activity: Results from the LiFE-is-LiFE randomized non-inferiority trial20
The effect of a school-based intervention on physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and muscle strength: the School in Motion cluster randomized trial20
One size does not fit all: identifying clusters of physical activity, screen time, and sleep behaviour co-development from childhood to adolescence19
School-related sedentary behaviours and indicators of health and well-being among children and youth: a systematic review19
Food environment intervention improves food knowledge, wellbeing and dietary habits in primary school children: Project Daire, a randomised-controlled, factorial design cluster trial19
Co-creating a 24-hour movement behavior tool together with 9–12-year-old children using mixed-methods: MyDailyMoves19
Global, regional, and national trends and patterns in physical activity research since 1950: a systematic review19
How do short sleepers use extra waking hours? A compositional analysis of 24-h time-use patterns among children and adolescents19
Healthy lifestyle, metabolomics and incident type 2 diabetes in a population-based cohort from Spain19
Strategies and effects of school-based interventions to promote active school transportation by bicycle among children and adolescents: a systematic review18
Longitudinal associations between infant movement behaviours and development18
Determinants of changes in women’s and men’s eating behavior across the transition to parenthood: a focus group study18
Urban environments and objectively-assessed physical activity and sedentary time in older Belgian and Chinese community dwellers: potential pathways of influence and the moderating role of physical fu18
Longitudinal changes in objectively-measured physical activity and sedentary time among school-age children in Central Texas, US during the COVID-19 pandemic18
Causal systems mapping to promote healthy living for pandemic preparedness: a call to action for global public health18
Combined effects of continuous exercise and intermittent active interruptions to prolonged sitting on postprandial glucose, insulin, and triglycerides in adults with obesity: a randomized crossover tr18
Eating occasion situational factors and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption in young adults18
A modified Delphi study to gain consensus for a taxonomy to report and classify physical activity referral schemes (PARS)18
A whole family-based physical activity promotion intervention: findings from the families reporting every step to health (FRESH) pilot randomised controlled trial18
The theoretical basis of a nationally implemented type 2 diabetes prevention programme: how is the programme expected to produce changes in behaviour?17
Correlates of physical activity behavior in adults: a data mining approach17
A compositional analysis of time spent in sleep, sedentary behaviour and physical activity with all-cause mortality risk17
The association between recreational screen time and cancer risk: findings from the UK Biobank, a large prospective cohort study17
Genetic variants related to physical activity or sedentary behaviour: a systematic review17
Mechanisms of scaling up: combining a realist perspective and systems analysis to understand successfully scaled interventions17
24-hour movement behaviour profiles and their transition in children aged 5.5 and 8 years – findings from a prospective cohort study17
We have the program, what now? Development of an implementation plan to bridge the research-practice gap prevalent in exercise oncology17
Scale-up of the Physical Activity 4 Everyone (PA4E1) intervention in secondary schools: 12-month implementation outcomes from a cluster randomized controlled trial17
Resemblance in accelerometer-assessed physical activity in families with children: the Lolland-Falster Health Study16
Temporal trends in leisure-time sedentary behavior among adolescents aged 12-15 years from 26 countries in Asia, Africa, and the Americas16
Investigating the physical activity, health, wellbeing, social and environmental effects of a new urban greenway: a natural experiment (the PARC study)16
Trajectories of objectively measured physical activity and childhood overweight: longitudinal analysis of the IDEFICS/I.Family cohort16
Influences on the dietary intakes of preschool children: a systematic scoping review16
Garden-based interventions and early childhood health: an umbrella review16
Physical activity-mediated associations between perceived neighborhood social environment and depressive symptoms among Jackson Heart Study participants16
A systematic review of the use and reporting of evaluation frameworks within evaluations of physical activity interventions16
The Feeding Practices and Structure Questionnaire: development and validation of age appropriate versions for infants and toddlers16
Testing front-of-package warnings to discourage red meat consumption: a randomized experiment with US meat consumers15
Light-intensity physical activity and mental ill health: a systematic review of observational studies in the general population15
Understanding children’s preference for park features that encourage physical activity: an adaptive choice based conjoint analysis15
Estimated effects of the implementation of the Mexican warning labels regulation on the use of health and nutrition claims on packaged foods15
Zero problems with compositional data of physical behaviors: a comparison of three zero replacement methods15
Behaviour change techniques in cardiovascular disease smartphone apps to improve physical activity and sedentary behaviour: Systematic review and meta-regression15
Evaluating the implementation of the SWITCH® school wellness intervention and capacity-building process through multiple methods15
Associations of steps per day and step intensity with the risk of diabetes: the Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)15
Everything counts in sending the right message: science-based messaging implications from the 2020 WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour15
Impacts of the 2008 Great Recession on dietary intake: a systematic review and meta-analysis15
Socioeconomic inequalities in effectiveness of and compliance to workplace health promotion programs: an individual participant data (IPD) meta-analysis15
Is occupational physical activity associated with mortality in UK Biobank?15
Reliability of GENEActiv accelerometers to estimate sleep, physical activity, and sedentary time in children15
Planting seeds of change: reconceptualizing what people eat as eating practices and patterns15
A systematic review of proxy-report questionnaires assessing physical activity, sedentary behavior and/or sleep in young children (aged 0–5 years)15