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dc.contributor.authorGillis, Lauren-
dc.contributor.authorTomkinson, Grant-
dc.contributor.authorOlds, Timothy-
dc.contributor.authorMoreira, Carla-
dc.contributor.authorChristie, Candice-
dc.contributor.authorNigg, Claudio-
dc.contributor.authorCerin, Ester-
dc.contributor.authorVan, Sluijs Esther-
dc.contributor.authorStratton, Gareth-
dc.contributor.authorJanssen, Ian-
dc.contributor.authorDorovolomo, Jeremy-
dc.contributor.authorReilly, John J-
dc.contributor.authorMota, Jorge-
dc.contributor.authorZayed, Kashef-
dc.contributor.authorGorely, Trish-
dc.description.abstractBackground: The quantity and quality of studies in child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviour have rapidly increased, but research directions are often pursued in a reactive and uncoordinated manner. Aim: To arrive at an international consensus on research priorities in the area of child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviour. Methods: Two independent panels, each consisting of 12 experts, undertook three rounds of a Delphi methodology. The Delphi methodology required experts to anonymously answer questions put forward by the researchers with feedback provided between each round. Results: The primary outcome of the study was a ranked set of 29 research priorities that aimed to be applicable for the next 10 years. The top three ranked priorities were: developing effective and sustainable interventions to increase children's physical activity long-term; policy and/or environmental change and their influence on children's physical activity and sedentary behaviour; and prospective, longitudinal studies of the independent effects of physical activity and sedentary behaviour on health. Conclusions: These research priorities can help to guide decisions on future research directions.en_UK
dc.publisherBioMed Central-
dc.relationGillis L, Tomkinson G, Olds T, Moreira C, Christie C, Nigg C, Cerin E, Van Sluijs E, Stratton G, Janssen I, Dorovolomo J, Reilly JJ, Mota J, Zayed K & Gorely T (2013) Research priorities for child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviours: An international perspective using a twin-panel Delphi procedure, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 10, Art. No.: 112.-
dc.rights© 2013 Gillis et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.-
dc.subjectPhysical activityen_UK
dc.subjectSedentary behaviouren_UK
dc.subjectResearch prioritiesen_UK
dc.titleResearch priorities for child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviours: An international perspective using a twin-panel Delphi procedureen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.citation.jtitleInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity-
dc.type.statusPublisher version (final published refereed version)-
dc.description.notesAdditional co-authors: Kent Kawalski; Lars Bo Andersen; Manuel Carrizosa; Mark Tremblay; Michael Chia; Mike Hamlin; Non Eleri Thomas; Ralph Maddison; Stuart Biddle; Vincent Onywera; Willem Van Mechelenen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of South Australia-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of South Australia-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of South Australia-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Porto-
dc.contributor.affiliationRhodes University-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Hawaii-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Hong Kong-
dc.contributor.affiliationCambridge University Hospitals NHS-
dc.contributor.affiliationLiverpool John Moores University-
dc.contributor.affiliationQueen's University Kingston-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of the South Pacific-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Strathclyde-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Porto-
dc.contributor.affiliationSultan Qaboos University-
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