PUBLICATION: PLOS One
Globally, the high prevalence of overweight and low levels of physical activity among children has serious implications for morbidity and premature mortality in adulthood. Various parental factors are associated with childhood overweight and physical activity.
The objective of this paper was to investigate relationships between parental education or overweight, and (i) child overweight, (ii) child physical activity, and (iii) explore household coexistence of overweight, in a large international sample.
Stella is a researcher within the APHRC’s Health and Systems for Health Unit. Her current project seeks to explore the role that people’s social networks, physical, and economic factors, play in driving dietary practices, and...