Maternal and paternal support for physical activity and healthy eating in preschool children: a cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Schoeppe2015MaternalAP,
  title={Maternal and paternal support for physical activity and healthy eating in preschool children: a cross-sectional study},
  author={Stephanie Schoeppe and Stewart Trost},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Parental support is a key influence on children's health behaviours; however, no previous investigation has simultaneously explored the influence of mothers' and fathers' social support on eating and physical activity in preschool-aged children. This study evaluated the singular and combined effects of maternal and paternal support for physical activity (PA) and fruit and vegetable consumption (FV) on preschoolers' PA and FV. METHODS A random sample comprising 173 parent-child… CONTINUE READING