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Volume 19 Supplement 2

Application of time use methods to physical activity and behavioural nutrition research


Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Edited by Josephine Y. Chau, Karen Milton, Sjaan R. Gomersall, Hidde van der Ploeg

  1. This Supplement aims to raise awareness and knowledge of how time use surveys may be applied to studying health behaviours such as physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and eating. This commentary provides a...

    Authors: Josephine Y. Chau, Sjaan R. Gomersall, Hidde P. van der Ploeg and Karen Milton
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19(Suppl 2):451
  2. The central aim was to examine the accuracy of the full range of daily activities recorded in self-report time-use diaries against data from two objective passive data collection devices (wearable camera and acce...

    Authors: Teresa Harms, Jonathan Gershuny, Aiden Doherty, Emma Thomas, Karen Milton and Charlie Foster
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19(Suppl 2):455
  3. The last few years have seen renewed interest in use-of-time recalls in epidemiological studies, driven by a focus on the 24-h day [including sleep, sitting, and light physical activity (LPA)] rather than just...

    Authors: Charles E. Matthews, David Berrigan, Beate Fischer, Sjaan R. Gomersall, Andrea Hillreiner, Youngwon Kim, Michael F. Leitzmann, Pedro Saint-Maurice, Timothy S. Olds and Gregory J. Welk
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19(Suppl 2):478
  4. Relatively little is known about how total sedentary time is accumulated in different domains and if correlates of sedentary time differ across domains. Time use surveys present a unique opportunity to study s...

    Authors: Anne Loyen, Josephine Y. Chau, Judith G. M. Jelsma, Femke van Nassau and Hidde P. van der Ploeg
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19(Suppl 2):538
  5. Differences in how shift workers accumulate physical activity (PA) while at work and in leisure time, on days when they are working at night, during the day, or on non-work days, are largely unexplored. The ai...

    Authors: Tracy L. Kolbe-Alexander, Sjaan Gomersall, Bronwyn Clark, Luciana Torquati, Toby Pavey and Wendy J. Brown
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19(Suppl 2):452
  6. Exercise interventions are typically delivered to people with cancer and survivors via supervised clinical rehabilitation. However, motivating and maintaining activity changes outside of the clinic setting rem...

    Authors: Sjaan R. Gomersall, Tina L. Skinner, Elisabeth Winkler, Genevieve N. Healy, Elizabeth Eakin and Brianna Fjeldsoe
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19(Suppl 2):542
  7. Over the last 150 years, advanced economies have seen the burden of disease shift to non-communicable diseases. The risk factors for these diseases are often co-morbidities associated with unhealthy weight. Th...

    Authors: Michael Bittman, Eimear Cleary, Charlotte Wilkinson-Bibicos and Jonathan Gershuny
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19(Suppl 2):454

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