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Associations of low-intensity light physical activity with physical performance in community-dwelling elderly Japanese: A cross-sectional study

Background Physical activity and physical performance relate to quality of life, mortality, and morbidity in elderly people. However, little is known about differences in physical performance related to low-intensity light physical activity (LLPA), high-intensity light physical activity (HLPA), and moderate-intensity physical activity (MPA) and how they are separated by sex in...

Comparability of activity monitors used in Asian and Western-country studies for assessing free-living sedentary behaviour

, Kaori Ishii, Koichiro Oka. Methodology: Kaori Ishii, Ai Shibata, Hiroyuki Sasai, Yoshio Nakata, Noritoshi Fukushima, Shigeru Inoue, Shigeho Tanaka, Koichiro Oka. Resources: Koichiro Oka. Writing ... ± original draft: Satoshi Kurita. Writing ± review & editing: Kaori Ishii, Ai Shibata, Hiroyuki Sasai, Yoshio Nakata, Noritoshi Fukushima, Shigeru Inoue, Shigeho Tanaka, Takemi Sugiyama, Neville Owen

Gender and grade differences in objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behavior patterns among Japanese children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study

Background Physical activity levels in childhood have decreased, making the promotion of children’s physical activity an important issue. The present study examined gender and grade differences in objectively measured sedentary behavior, physical activity, and physical activity guideline attainment among Japanese children and adolescents. Methods In total, 329 boys and 362 girls...

Obtaining information about cancer: prevalence and preferences among Japanese adults

Background Providing information about cancer prevention might increase awareness of prevention and promote preventive behaviours. A better understanding about the prevalence and preferences of obtaining information about cancer might help to identify targeted individuals and design effective strategies for promoting cancer-preventive behaviours. Thus, the present study examined...

Awareness and correlates of the role of physical activity in breast cancer prevention among Japanese women: results from an internet-based cross-sectional survey

Background Although considerable evidence has demonstrated that physical activity is associated with breast cancer prevention, few studies have assessed the level of awareness of this association. Awareness is a key first step to successful of behavior change. Increasing awareness may contribute to promote physical activity and prevent breast cancer at the population level. The...

Environmental, psychological, and social influences on physical activity among Japanese adults: structural equation modeling analysis

analysis Kaori Ishii 0 Ai Shibata 0 Koichiro Oka 0 0 Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University , Saitama , Japan Background: An understanding of the contributing factors to be considered when examining

Association of self-reported physical activity patterns and socio-demographic factors among normal-weight and overweight Japanese men

Ishii Koichiro Oka Yoshio Nakamura Shigeru Inoue Teruichi Shimomitsu 0 Graduate School of Sport Sciences, Waseda University , 2-579-15 Mikajima, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359-1192 , Japan Background: It is

Joint associations of physical activity and screen time with overweight among japanese adults

Background Although both insufficient physical activity (PA) and high screen time (ST) are independent risk factors for obesity, how the combination of sufficient/insufficient PA and high/low ST could increase obesity risk among the adult population of Japan is not known. This study examined joint associations of PA and ST with overweight among Japanese adults. Methods An...