Parenting style and cultural influences on overweight children's attraction to physical activity.

@article{Lau2007ParentingSA,
  title={Parenting style and cultural influences on overweight children's attraction to physical activity.},
  author={Patrick W C Lau and Antoinette Marie Lee and Lynda Ransdell},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2007},
  volume={15 9},
  pages={2293-302}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the associations among parenting style, gender, Chinese culture, and overweight children's attraction to physical activity. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES A total of 104 parents with overweight children were recruited from six primary schools in Hong Kong, China. Only overweight children in grades 3 through 6 (8 to 12 years of age) were invited to participate. Overweight children were defined and identified using the international cut-off points stratified by sex and… CONTINUE READING

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