Parental education associations with children’s body composition: mediation effects of energy balance-related behaviors within the ENERGY-project

@inproceedings{FernndezAlvira2013ParentalEA,
  title={Parental education associations with children’s body composition: mediation effects of energy balance-related behaviors within the ENERGY-project},
  author={Juan Miguel Fern{\'a}ndez-Alvira and Saskia J Te Velde and Ilse de Bourdeaudhuij and Elling Bere and Yannis Manios and Eva Kovacs and Nata{\vs}a Jan and Johannes Brug and Luis A Moreno},
  booktitle={The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND It is well known that the prevalence of overweight and obesity is considerably higher among youth from lower socio-economic families, but there is little information about the role of some energy balance-related behaviors in the association between socio-economic status and childhood overweight and obesity. The objective of this paper was to assess the possible mediation role of energy balance-related behaviors in the association between parental education and children's body… CONTINUE READING