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Sithole F, Veugelers PJ (2008)

This study compared child and parental reports of physical and sedentary activities.
Key findings: There was low to fair agreement between pairs of parent and child reports of activities. Compared to normal weight children, children who were overweight or obese reported more participation in organized and leisure sports and less time watching television than what their parents perceived. Unlike child self-reports, parental reports demonstrated statistically significant associations between the child's activities and body weight.
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