Parent-Offspring Correlations in Pedometer-Assessed Physical Activity

  title={Parent-Offspring Correlations in Pedometer-Assessed Physical Activity},
  author={David M Jacobi and Agn{\`e}s Caille and J. -M. Borys and Agn{\`e}s Lommez and Charles Couet and M F Charles and Jean-Michel Oppert},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND Physical activity is a major component of a healthy lifestyle in youth and adults. To identify determinants of this complex behavior is an important research objective in the process of designing interventions to promote physical activity at population level. In addition to individual determinants, there is evidence documenting familial influences on physical activity. However, the few studies that have addressed this issue with objective measures did not provide data on parent… CONTINUE READING