Identifying the people and factors that influence children's intentions to make lifestyle changes.

@article{Cottrell2012IdentifyingTP,
  title={Identifying the people and factors that influence children's intentions to make lifestyle changes.},
  author={Lesley Cottrell and Carole V. Harris and Andrew S. Bradlyn and Erdogan Gunel and William A. Neal and Laurie C Abildso and Jessica Wrye Coffman},
  journal={Health promotion practice},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={183-9}
}
Childhood obesity and health behavior programs are increasingly a focus within literature and individual provider practices. This study was designed to inform "best practices" for establishing effective programs in the medical setting by identifying persons and factors that influence children's willingness to be active, eat healthy, and lose weight when medically appropriate. A total of 342 child and parent dyads living in a rural setting participated in this study. Child and parent report of… CONTINUE READING