A National Study of Neighborhood Safety, Outdoor play, Television Viewing, and Obesity in Preschool Children

Publication Year
2005

Type

Journal Article
Abstract

Objective of this research article was to test the hypothesis that preschool children have a higher prevalence of obesity, spend less time playing outdoors, and spend more time watching television (TV) when they live in neighborhoods that their mothers perceive as unsafe. 

Journal
Pediatrics
Volume
116
Issue
3
Pages
657-662
Call Number
2005-25-FF