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Socio-cultural determinants of adiposity and physical activity in preschool children: a cross-sectional study.

Bürgi F, Meyer U, Niederer I, Ebenegger V, Marques-Vidal P, Granacher U, Kriemler S, Puder J ...see all

BMC public health, vol. 10, issue 1 (2010) p. 733 Published by BioMed Central Ltd

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Abstract

Both individual socio-cultural determinants such as selected parental characteristics (migrant background, low educational level and workload) as well as the regional environment are related to childhood overweight and physical activity (PA). The purpose of the study was to compare the impact of distinct socio-cultural determinants such as the regional environment and selected parental characteristics on adiposity, PA and motor skills in preschool children.

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Authors

  • Flavia Bürgi

  • Ursina Meyer

  • Iris Niederer

  • Vincent Ebenegger

  • Pedro Marques-Vidal

  • Urs Granacher

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