Parents' stage of change for diet and physical activity: influence on childhood obesity.

@article{Sealy2011ParentsSO,
  title={Parents' stage of change for diet and physical activity: influence on childhood obesity.},
  author={Yvette M Sealy and G Lawrence Farmer},
  journal={Social work in health care},
  year={2011},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={274-91}
}
Highly visible public health education efforts have resulted in increased awareness of the childhood obesity epidemic but not a related decline in the number of overweight children. The Transtheoretical Model was used to examine the associations among child risk factors, parent's knowledge of factors associated with childhood obesity and their access to healthy foods in their community and parent's stage of change (SOC) in making behavior changes to improve their child's diet and level of… CONTINUE READING

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