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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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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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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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John R. Harry, Leland A. Barker, Jeffrey D. Eggleston and Janet S. Dufek

was the gender disparity between groups. However, when comparing males versus females within the FAST and SLOW groups, peak vGRF was different between genders only in the SLOW group ( P  = .02). No other difference between genders was detected in either group ( P  > .05). Specifically, the SLOW males

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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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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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Hamid Najafipour, Masoomeh Kahnooji, Mohammad Reza Baneshi, Mahboobeh Yeganeh, Milad Ahmadi Gohari, Mitra Shadkam Farokhi and Ali Mirzazadeh

lifestyle habits. 9 For instance, young participants with higher socioeconomic status had healthier dietary habits but lower PA level. Therefore, socioeconomic disparities should be considered for public health interventions aiming to improve lifestyle habits. As the level of PA is influenced by various

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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

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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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Matthew R. Nagy, Molly P. O’Sullivan, Shannon S. Block, Trevor R. Tooley, Leah E. Robinson, Natalie Colabianchi and Rebecca E. Hasson

study and all participants signed an informed assent document, whereas consent was obtained from their parents. The University of Michigan Institutional Review Board approved this study. Study Design Pretesting Measures Participants and their parents arrived at the Childhood Disparities Research