Adolescents' physical activity is associated with previous and current physical activity practice by their parents.

@article{Christofaro2018AdolescentsPA,
  title={Adolescents' physical activity is associated with previous and current physical activity practice by their parents.},
  author={Diego Giulliano Destro Christofaro and Lars Bo Andersen and Selma Maffei de Andrade and Mauro Virg{\'i}lio Gomes de Barros and Bruna Thamyres Ciccotti Saraiva and R{\^o}mulo Ar{\'a}ujo Fernandes and Raphael Mendes Ritti-Dias},
  journal={Jornal de pediatria},
  year={2018},
  volume={94 1},
  pages={
          48-55
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine whether parents' current and previous physical activity practice is associated with adolescents' physical activity. METHODS The sample was composed of 1231 adolescents (14-17 years), and 1202 mothers and 871 fathers were interviewed. Weight and height of the adolescents were measured. Self-reported parents' weight and height were obtained. The current and previous physical activity levels (Baecke's questionnaire) of parents (during… CONTINUE READING
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