Roles of mothers and fathers in supporting child physical activity: a cross-sectional mixed-methods study

@inproceedings{SolomonMoore2018RolesOM,
  title={Roles of mothers and fathers in supporting child physical activity: a cross-sectional mixed-methods study},
  author={Emma Solomon-Moore and Zoi Toumpakari and Simon J Sebire and Janice L Thompson and Deborah A Lawlor and Russell Jago},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2018}
}
OBJECTIVES Examine the extent that parent gender is associated with supporting children's physical activity. DESIGN Cross-sectional mixed-methods study. SETTING 47 primary schools located in Bristol (UK). PARTICIPANTS 944 children aged 8-9 years and one of their parents provided quantitative data; 51 parents (20 fathers) were interviewed. METHODS Children wore an accelerometer, and mean minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) per day, counts per minute (CPM) and… CONTINUE READING
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