Parental correlates of physical activity in a racially/ethnically diverse adolescent sample.

@article{Mcguire2002ParentalCO,
  title={Parental correlates of physical activity in a racially/ethnically diverse adolescent sample.},
  author={M T Mcguire and P. J. Hannan and Dianne R Neumark-Sztainer and Nicole H Falkner Cossrow and Mary T Story},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={253-61}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate relationships between parents' and adolescents' physical activity and television usage and whether these relationships differed among adolescents from different racial/ethnic backgrounds. METHODS Adolescents and their parents were separately asked to report information about their eating, exercising, and weight-related behaviors. Among the 900 adolescents, 477 were girls and 423 were boys; 60% were in high school; 29% were white, 23% were black, 21% were Asian, 14% were… CONTINUE READING

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