Association of Family Functioning on Youth Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior.

@article{Loprinzi2015AssociationOF,
  title={Association of Family Functioning on Youth Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior.},
  author={Paul D Loprinzi},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2015},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={642-8}
}
OBJECTIVE High family functioning is associated with reduced depression symptoms, better academic achievement, less disordered eating, and better metabolic control among youth. However, we know very little about the role of family functioning on physical activity and sedentary behavior among youth, which was the purpose of this study. METHODS Data from the 2003 and 2011-2012 cycles of the National Survey of Children's Health were used. A total of 61,226 parents/guardians from the 2003 cycle… CONTINUE READING