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Marissa A. Kobayashi, Tae Kyoung Lee, Rafael O. Leite, Blanca Noriega Esquives, Guillermo Prado, Sarah E. Messiah and Sara M. St. George

boys are more physically active. 5 , 6 For this reason, it is important to understand factors that contribute to disparities in PA levels among Hispanic adolescent boys and girls. Background Associations Between Parental Stress, Pediatric Obesity, and Physical Activity Emerging research has shown a

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Phillip Post and Rebecca Palacios

 al., 2005 ; Kushi et al., 2004 ; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2018 ). The health disparities associated with childhood inactivity have led the Centers for Disease Control ( Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015 ) and the World Health Organization ( 2010 ) to call for greater

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Neng Wan, Ming Wen, Jessie X. Fan, O. Fahina Tavake-Pasi, Sara McCormick, Kirsten Elliott and Emily Nicolosi

Bureau ; 2010 . 2. Bacong AM , Holub C , Porotesano L . Comparing obesity-related health disparities among Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, Asians, and Whites in California: reinforcing the need for data disaggregation and operationalization . Hawaii J Med Public Health . 2016 ; 75 ( 11

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Sofiya Alhassan, Christine W. St. Laurent and Sarah Burkart

a significant decline in physical activity levels compared with their White counterparts ( Kimm et al., 2002 ). The reported decline in physical activity is evident in children of color as young as 11 years of age ( Kimm et al., 2002 ). It is possible that the observed physical activity disparities

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Loriane Favoretto, Zach Hutchison, Claire M. Mowling and Melissa M. Pangelinan

disparities in both mental ( Einfeld, Ellis, & Emerson, 2011 ; Emerson & Hatton, 2007 ; Platt, Keyes, McLaughlin, & Kaufman, 2019 ) and physical health ( Havercamp & Scott, 2015 ; Rimmer, Yamaki, Lowry, Wang, & Vogel, 2010 ). Participation in adapted sports and physical activities offered as part of school

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Chelsea L. Kracht, Elizabeth K. Webster and Amanda E. Staiano

Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health and by a gift from the American Council on Exercise. A.E.S. was supported in part by 1 U54 GM104940 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health , which funds the Louisiana Clinical and

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Chia-Yuan Yu, Su-I Hou and Jonathan Miller

policies that promote physical health should focus on African Americans who live alone. Also, it is necessary to include the potential disparity issue as one of the selection criteria in community-based exercise programs, walking groups, and buddy systems. Mental health professionals should target Hispanic

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Vera K. Tsenkova, Chioun Lee and Jennifer Morozink Boylan

SES disadvantage propels individuals on unhealthy trajectories such as lower LTPA in adulthood suggests that policies addressing socioeconomic inequality among children may be an important route to alleviating socioeconomic health disparities in later life. These findings have important implications

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Claudia O. Alberico, J. Aaron Hipp and Rodrigo S. Reis

. PubMed ID: 26141112 doi:10.1186/s12889-015-1960-6 10.1186/s12889-015-1960-6 18. Engelberg JK , Conway TL , Geremia C , et al . Socioeconomic and race/ethnic disparities in observed park quality . BMC Public Health . 2016 ; 16 ( 1 ): 395 . doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3055-4 27176854 10.1186/s

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Ariane Bélanger-Gravel, Marilie Laferté, Frédéric Therrien, François Lagarde and Lise Gauvin

community-based physical activity interventions: key elements for success . BMC Public Health . 2013 ; 13 : 892 . PubMed ID: 24069938 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-892 24069938 10.1186/1471-2458-13-892 37. Viswanath K . Public communications and its role in reducing and eliminating health disparities . In