Guthold, R., Stevens, G.A., Riley, L.M. and Bull, F.C. (Australia) - Research Article
883.Worldwide trends in insufficient physical activity from 2001 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 358 population-based surveys with 1·9 million participants
A description of levels of insufficient physical activity across countries, and estimate on global and regional trends.
Kerr, J., Rosenberg, D., Millstein, R.A., Bolling, K., Crist, K., Takemoto, M., Godbole, S., Moran, K., Natarajan, L., Castro-Sweet, C. and Buchner, D. (United States) - Research Article
867. Cluster randomized controlled trial of a multilevel physical activity intervention for older adults
Older adults with higher levels of physical activity have been shown to have improved cognitive function, reduced risk factors for chronic diseases and greater longevity. However, despite the benefits of maintaining a physically active lifestyle in old age, few older adults are regularly active.
Andrea Ramirez (MD, MPH), Federal University of Pelotas in Brazil (Brazil) - Research Article
6. ISPAH Early Career Network
For the Country Cards to have a broader impact, GoPA! will need to widen its reach beyond the academic sector. With further refinement of the cards, and training in their implementation, they could be an important tool for advancing country capacity for contextually-relevant strategies, actions and timelines for PA promotion.
Alpa V. Patel, PhD, Janet S. Hildebrand, MPH, Corinne R. Leach, PhD, Peter T. Campbell, PhD, Colleen Doyle, MS, Kerem Shuval, PhD, Ying Wang, PhD, Susan M. Gapstur, PhD. (Australia) - Research Article
857. Walking in Relation to Mortality in a Large Prospective Cohort of Older U.S. Adults
Walking in relation to mortality in a large US prospective cohort of older adults.
Füzéki E, Engeroff T, Banzer W (Germany) - Research Article
834. Health Benefits of Light-Intensity Physical Activity: A Systematic Review of Accelerometer Data of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
Learn about the specific benefits of light intensity physical activity in new data from the U.S.
David A Shoham, Lara R Dugas, Pascal Bovet, Terrence E Forrester, Estelle V Lambert, Jacob Plange-Rhule, Dale A Schoeller, Soren Brage, Ulf Ekelund, Ramon A Durazo-Arvizu, Richard S Cooper, Amy Luke (United States) - Research Article
694. Association of car ownership and physical activity across the spectrum of human development: Modeling the Epidemiologic Transition Study (METS)
See how car ownership is linked with physical activity levels in this study from Ghana, South Africa, Jamaica, Seychelles and the U.S.
Anna Goodman, Angie S Page, Ashley R Cooper, for the International Children’s Accelerometry Database (ICAD) Collaborators (United Kingdom) - Research Article
676. Daylight saving time as a potential public health intervention: an observational study of evening daylight and objectively-measured physical activity among 23,000 children from 9 countries
See how daylight saving time relates to physical activity levels in this analysis of 23,000 children from 9 different countries.
Steven C. Moore, Alpa V. Patel, Charles E. Matthews, Amy Berrington de Gonzalez, Yikyung Park, Hormuzd A. Katki, Martha S. Linet, Elisabete Weiderpass, Kala Visvanathan, Kathy J. Helzlsouer, Michael Thun, Susan M. Gapstur, Patricia Hartge, I-Min Lee (United States) - Research Article
473. Leisure Time Physical Activity of Moderate to Vigorous Intensity and Mortality: A Large Pooled Cohort Analysis
Read about the importance of the intensity of physical activity in evidence from a number of large scale studies combined.
Chomistek, Andrea K.; Chasman, Daniel I.; Cook, Nancy R.; Rimm, Eric B.; Lee, I-Min (United States) - Research Article
471. Physical Activity, Genes for Physical Fitness, and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease
Take a look at the findings from this study on the links between fitness, genetics and heart disease.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (United States) - Strategy Document
443. CDC Vital Signs
Check out this new campaign More People Walk to Better Health from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).