Family circumstance, sedentary behaviour and physical activity in adolescents living in England: Project STIL

@article{Gorely2009FamilyCS,
  title={Family circumstance, sedentary behaviour and physical activity in adolescents living in England: Project STIL},
  author={Trish Gorely and Andrew J Atkin and Stuart J H Biddle and Simon J. Marshall},
  journal={The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity},
  year={2009},
  volume={6},
  pages={33 - 33}
}
BACKGROUND Identification of non-modifiable correlates of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in youth contributes to the development of effective targeted intervention strategies. The purpose of this research was to examine the relationships between family circumstances (e.g. socio-economic status, single vs. dual parent household, presence/absence of siblings) and leisure-time physical activity and sedentary behaviours in adolescents. METHODS A total of 1171 adolescents (40% male… CONTINUE READING
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