Family-related predictors of body weight and weight-related behaviours among children and adolescents: a systematic umbrella review

Child: Care, Health, and Development, 05/03/2012

With regard to adolescent physical activity, stronger support was also found for behaviour–specific variables (e.g. physical activity of siblings), and for certain socio–economic variables (e.g. parental education). Child and adolescent obesity prevention programmes should account for behaviour–specific family variables.

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