Determinants of moderate to vigorous physical activity and obesity in children: a structural equation modeling analysis.

@article{Yeung2016DeterminantsOM,
  title={Determinants of moderate to vigorous physical activity and obesity in children: a structural equation modeling analysis.},
  author={Daniel Chi-shing Yeung and Xin Yuan and Stanley Sai-chuen Hui and Shingairai Aliifina Feresu},
  journal={World journal of pediatrics : WJP},
  year={2016},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={170-6}
}
BACKGROUND The determinants of physical activity (PA) and body fatness in Chinese adolescents are rarely examined. This study aimed to investigate the effect of attitude toward PA, screen time, parents' socioeconomic status (SES), and exercise habit on PA and body fatness among Chinese children by using structural equation modeling (SEM) analysis. METHODS Data obtained from the second Community Fitness Survey in Hong Kong were utilized, in which students from one secondary school of each of… CONTINUE READING
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