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Physical activity

Section edited by: Mylene Aubertin-Leheudre

This section welcomes original and review manuscripts and commentaries which discuss the impact of physical activity on public health. The term physical activity refers to any bodily movement that is produced by skeletal muscles and uses energy. This can include structured physical activity (sports participation and formal exercise classes/sessions) and unstructured physical activity (e.g., walking and gardening).

  1. Understanding the association between sarcopenia-related variables and several risk factors may help to implement interventions aimed at preventing its occurrence by reducing or controlling the identified risk...

    Authors: Erika Aparecida Silveira, Jacqueline Danesio de Souza, Annelisa Silva e Alves de Carvalho Santos, Andrea Batista de Souza Canheta, Valéria Pagotto and Matias Noll

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2020 78:71

    Content type: Research

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  2. Sexual assault is one of potential factors that may greatly affect an individual’s sport participation. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of experiencing physically or non-physically force...

    Authors: Chung Gun Lee, Junhye Kwon, Hojun Sung, Inae Oh, Ohsup Kim, Jeehyun Kang and Ji-Won Park

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2020 78:54

    Content type: Research

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  3. Faced with the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, regulatory measures aiming to prevent interpersonal contaminations have been undertaken and among these, lockdown. Due to strong restrictions out-of-home movement...

    Authors: Irène Margaritis, Sabine Houdart, Youssef El Ouadrhiri, Xavier Bigard, Anne Vuillemin and Pascale Duché

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2020 78:52

    Content type: Commentary

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  4. Motivational climate in exercise group environments would have an impact on adherence, effort and enjoyment. We examined the motivational climate among nursing home residents who were involved in group exercis...

    Authors: Alexia Charles, Fanny Buckinx, Alexandre Mouton, Jean-Yves Reginster and Olivier Bruyère

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2020 78:43

    Content type: Research

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  5. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a health disorder characterized by metabolic abnormalities that predict an increased risk to develop cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes (T2DM). It can be resolved, an...

    Authors: Angelo Tremblay, Marie-Pier Bélanger, Rupinder Dhaliwal, Paula Brauer, Dawna Royall, David M. Mutch and Caroline Rhéaume

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2020 78:22

    Content type: Research

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  6. Athletes put their health at short- and long-term risk and a detailed investigation of health outcomes is important because it should allow the development of more specific interventions. This study aimed to e...

    Authors: Matias Noll, Ana Paula Santos Rodrigues and Erika Aparecida Silveira

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2020 78:9

    Content type: Research

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  7. This study aimed to investigate the educational needs of 10–14-year-old girls about adolescent puberty health in Ardabil City in Iran, the matter of adolescent puberty health is one of the most important healt...

    Authors: Arash Ziapour, Manoj Sharma, Nazila NeJhaddadgar, Afrouz Mardi and Sedigheh Sadat Tavafian

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2020 78:5

    Content type: Research

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  8. The age-performance relationship describes changes in the organism’s structural and functional capabilities over the course of the lifespan. The typical, empirical pattern is an asymmetrical inverted-U shape a...

    Authors: Geoffroy Berthelot, Stacey Johnson, Philippe Noirez, Juliana Antero, Adrien Marck, François-Denis Desgorces, Fabien Pifferi, Patrick A. Carter, Michael Spedding, Archana Singh Manoux and Jean-François Toussaint

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:51

    Content type: Research

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  9. The field of physical activity abounds with recommendations, guidelines, action plans and other documents published by experts, organizations and institutions at the national and international level. However, ...

    Authors: Peter Gelius, Sven Messing and Karim Abu-Omar

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:52

    Content type: Research

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  10. More than 50% of Qatari adults are physically inactive. The workplace is an excellent environment to implement cost-effective, efficient behavioural physical activity (PA) interventions to increase PA. This st...

    Authors: Abdulla S. Al-Mohannadi, Suzan Sayegh, Izzeldin Ibrahim, Ahmad Salman and Abdulaziz Farooq

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:40

    Content type: Research

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  11. Physical activity is crucial for public health; worldwide, across all age groups, exercise has been recognised as a factor that leads to improved health. However, many people do not engage in regular physical ...

    Authors: Irene Vestøl Stødle, Jonas Debesay, Zada Pajalic, Inger Marie Lid and Astrid Bergland

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:26

    Content type: Research

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  12. No data exist in the published literature on burnout in physicians from Central Asia. The aim of this analysis was to assess burnout prevalence in doctors and nurses of a cardiological hospital in Almaty, Kaza...

    Authors: Denis Vinnikov, Anar Dushpanova, Almat Kodasbaev, Zhanna Romanova, Aizhan Almukhanova, Zhangir Tulekov, Esbol Toleu and Gainel Ussatayeva

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:13

    Content type: Research

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