What helps children to be more active and less sedentary? Perceptions of mothers living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.

@article{Veitch2013WhatHC,
  title={What helps children to be more active and less sedentary? Perceptions of mothers living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.},
  author={Jenny Veitch and Clare Hume and Jo Salmon and David Crawford and Kylie Ball},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={94-102}
}
BACKGROUND   Increasing children's participation in physical activity and decreasing time spent in sedentary behaviours is of great importance to public health. Despite living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods, some children manage to engage in health-promoting physical activity and avoid high levels of screen-based activities (i.e. watching TV, computer use and playing electronic games). Understanding how these children manage to do well and whether there are unique features of their home or… CONTINUE READING

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