Friendship Network Characteristics Are Associated with Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Early Adolescence

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INTRODUCTION There is limited understanding of the association between peer social networks and physical activity (PA), sedentary and screen-related behaviors. This study reports on associations between personal network characteristics and these important health behaviors for early adolescents. METHODS Participants were 310 students, aged 11-13 years… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145344

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@inproceedings{Marks2015FriendshipNC, title={Friendship Network Characteristics Are Associated with Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Early Adolescence}, author={Jennifer Marks and Kayla de la Haye and Lisa M. Barnett and Steven Allender and Rodrigo Huerta-Quintanilla}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2015} }