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Ewa Hammarberg, Regina Papp, Andi Gaywood, Jean Pierre Ferraroli and Ihab Tewfik, University of Westminster, UK Background: Physical activity is a potentially cost-effective approach to reduce overweight/obesity and possible complications (cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancers). Despite physical activity guidelines recommendations from government

Alysia Mastrangelo, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, USA Edward Chaloupka, Rowan University, USA Purpose: Childhood obesity has become a national issue with international concerns. Urban areas show an increased prevalence in obese children because they do not have access to fresh

Miryem Salah and Ihab Tewfik, University of Westminster, UK Purpose: Physical activity (PA) holds a great promise in the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases, hence the importance of assessing the effectiveness of PA guidelines in health promotion strategies and public

Cathryn Salisbury, University of Westminster, UK Claire Robertson, University of Westminster, UK Purpose: This paper summarises the scientific rationale supporting the need to promote healthy diet and lifestyle choices during pregnancy and describes a pilot study assessing the impact of public health