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Parent health risk and support for child physical activity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22943099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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OBJECTIVES: To explore the influence of health risk on support for physical activity in parents of boys and parents of girls.
METHODS: The influence of parent BMI, physical activity, smoking, and fruit and vegetable consumption was explored in child gender-specific hierarchical linear regression models.
RESULTS: Positive predictors of support included physical activity in parents of boys and parents of girls. In parents of girls, child BMI and parent BMI were also significant.
CONCLUSION: Higher BMI in parents of girls and higher BMI in girls predicted higher levels of parental supportive behavior.
Authors:
Jill A Nolan; Leslie A Cottrell; Geri A Dino
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of health behavior     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1945-7359     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Health Behav     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602338     Medline TA:  Am J Health Behav     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  32-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Concord University, Athens WV, USA. jnolan@concord.edu.
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