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Location: Children's Nutrition Research Center

Title: Houston...We have a problem! Measurement of parenting

item Baranowski, Tom
item O'connor, Teresia
item Hughes, Sheryl
item Sleddens, Ester
item Beltran, Alicia
item Frankel, Leslie
item Mendoza, Jason
item Baranowski, Janice

Submitted to: Childhood Obesity
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 5/6/2013
Publication Date: 8/1/2013
Citation: Baranowski, T., O'Connor, T., Hughes, S., Sleddens, E., Beltran, A., Frankel, L., Mendoza, J.A., Baranowski, J. 2013. Houston...We have a problem! Measurement of parenting. Childhood Obesity. 9(Suppl 1):1-4.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: While there has been long-term recognition of parents' important influences on children's diet, physical activity, and screen media behaviors, these relationships have only recently received careful research attention. A problem in this research has been the quality of measurement. To address this problem, the authors organized a conference of leading investigators in regard to parenting and child energy-balance-related behaviors. This manuscript provides the consensus definition of parenting styles, feeding styles, and parenting practices among the conference attendees.