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- Bailey-Davis, Lisa, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Childhood obesity 2015 v.11 no.3 pp. 269-274
- body mass index; childhood obesity; children; parents; questionnaires; students; weight control
- ... Background: A parent's perception about their child's overweight status is an important precursor or determinant of preventative actions. Acknowledgment of, and concern for, overweight may be moderated by the parent's own weight status whereas engaging in healthy behaviors at home may promote healthy weight status. It is hypothesized that normal weight parents are more likely to engage in healthy ...