Weight Status in US Youth: The Role of Activity, Diet, and Sedentary Behaviors
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Doctoral student at Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD 2: School of Community Health and Policy, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD 3: Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD
Publication date: 2011-11-01
The American Journal of Health Behavior seeks to improve the quality of life through multidisciplinary health efforts in fostering a better understanding of the multidimensional nature of both individuals and social systems as they relate to health behaviors.
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