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Diego G.D. Christofaro, Bruna C. Turi-Lynch, Kyle R. Lynch, William R. Tebar, Rômulo A. Fernandes, Fernanda G. Tebar, Gregore I. Mielke and Xuemei Sui

of steps taken by mothers (≥10,000 steps) was positively associated with the high number of steps among their children. Concerning this issue, the present study shows the importance of health promotion strategies that consider a more active family environment and a reduction of sedentary behavior, as

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Rebecca Stanley, Rachel Jones, Christian Swann, Hayley Christian, Julie Sherring, Trevor Shilton and Anthony Okely

the family environment. Ongoing education and awareness from both early childhood educators and parents of the importance and application of the movement behaviors were highlighted as necessary. There was concern from the stakeholders that it may be easier to educate educators in this regard but

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Chelsea L. Kracht, Susan B. Sisson, Emily Hill Guseman, Laura Hubbs-Tait, Sandra H. Arnold, Jennifer Graef and Allen Knehans

how the family environment changes as the children age. Although singletons had higher weight-related outcomes, there were still children who were overweight or obese in the nonsingleton group. The characteristics of the sibling relationship, including birth order, age difference, and sibling

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Megan S. Patterson and Patricia Goodson

dissatisfaction, studies have shown that a family environment critical of weight and shape as well as coercive parenting styles lead to body image issues. 26 , 27 The feelings of one’s peers about weight and shape are also correlated to body image difficulties, especially among adolescent girls. 40 , 41 And

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Simone A. Tomaz, Alessandra Prioreschi, Estelle D. Watson, Joanne A. McVeigh, Dale E. Rae, Rachel A. Jones and Catherine E. Draper

lifestyle behaviours and their associations with overweight and family environments: a cross-sectional study in Japanese preschool children . BMJ Open . 2016 ; 6 ( 11 ): e012773 . PubMed ID: 27815299 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012773 27815299 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012773 43. Wang F , Liu H , Wan Y

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Katherine L. Downing, Jo Salmon, Anna Timperio, Trina Hinkley, Dylan P. Cliff, Anthony D. Okely and Kylie D. Hesketh

correlates of screen-viewing among young children . Prev Med . 2010 ; 51 ( 1 ): 3 – 10 . doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2010.04.012 10.1016/j.ypmed.2010.04.012 36. Salmon J , Timperio A , Telford A , Carver A , Crawford D . Association of family environment with children’s television viewing and with

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Stine Nylandsted Jensen, Andreas Ivarsson, Johan Fallby and Anne-Marie Elbe

18 to 39-year-old men who are at risk of developing a problematic gambling behavior ( Fridberg & Birkelund, 2016 ). Furthermore, young athletes who leave the family environment early in their life to join training centers or teams have lower parental monitoring, which is associated with a higher

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Sharon E. Taverno Ross

activities and a 30-min MVPA session. The family-based curriculum was developed with input from stakeholders and parents and emphasized the family environment and parenting skills. Similar to the original study, the control group included fourteen 20-min weekly sessions on general health information and