The distribution of physical activity in an after-school friendship network.

@article{Gesell2012TheDO,
  title={The distribution of physical activity in an after-school friendship network.},
  author={Sabina B. Gesell and Eric A. Tesdahl and Eileen Ruchman},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={129 6},
  pages={
          1064-71
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine whether a child's friendship network in an afterschool program influences his/her physical activity. METHODS Three waves of data were collected from school-aged children participating in aftercare (n = 81; mean [SD] age, 7.96 [1.74] years; 40% African American, 39% white, and 19% Latino) a name generator survey was used to map each child's social network, and accelerometers were used to measure physical activity. We applied stochastic actor-based modeling for social… CONTINUE READING

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