Year of Publication
Date of Thesis
Master of Science
Exercise and Sport Sciences
Obesity in childhood -- Psychological aspects; Obesity in adolescence -- Psychological aspects; Children -- Nutrition; Adolescence -- Nutrition; Parents -- Health and hygiene
This study evaluated the contribution of parental factors related to eating behavior and physical activity level on the development of childhood obesity. The survey instrument was designed to assess parent and child eating behavior and physical activity, parental control of child eating behavior and physical activity, and parental attitudes toward their own and their child's weight status, eating behavior and physical activity.
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Miner, Jennifer L., "Parental factors contributing to childhood obesity" (2003). Ithaca College Theses. Paper 182.