Parent/Student Risk and Protective Factors in Understanding Early Adolescent’s Body Mass Index

  • Kevin M. Fitzpatrick, Don Willis
  • The Journal of Early Adolescence, February 2015, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/0272431615570058

Adolescent BMI

What is it about?

Paper examines what factors help to explain the variation in pre-adolescent BMI among a group of middle school students in Northwest Arkansas

Why is it important?

Focuses on specific characteristics that are predictors of BMI...what the risks and the protective factors are

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