publication . Doctoral thesis . 2016

Actitudes parentales y sobrepeso infantil: el papel de la comunicación = Parental attitudes and childhood overweight : the role of communication=

Gimenez Garcia-Conde, Miguel;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 22 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Universidad de Murcia
Abstract
The overweight adults and children have become a pandemic in recent decades, particularly in Western countries. This dissertation has two main objectives: Firstly to confirm how parental attitudes influence their behaviors and how those behaviors have and influence on their children’s behaviors which may lead to overweight. Secondly to find which messages are more efficient in persuading parents of the importance of promoting children’s healthy habits. Specifically we want to find how to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables. We conducted two studies. In Study 1 we address the antecedents of childhood overweight and a model is proposed. We focus on all t...
Subjects
free text keywords: Obesidad en el niño, Niños-Alimentación, Padres e hijos, Conducta, Ciencias Sociales y Jurídicas, 616
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