Title

The importance of fathers in pediatric research: These authors are on to something important.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-16-2019

Identifier

DOI: 10.1093/tbm/ibz053

Abstract

Pediatric obesity remains a prevalent health issue in the United States and around the world. Treatments are challenged by a lack of meaningful improvements in child healthy weight. The current commentary describes an intervention study with a unique approach: engaging fathers. The commentary describes why this approach is unique and promising in terms of future directions for the field to consider.

Journal Title

Transl Behav Med

Volume

9

Issue

3

First Page

570

Last Page

572

MeSH Keywords

Adult; Biomedical Research; Body Mass Index; Child; Father-Child Relations; Fathers; Humans; Male; Pediatric Obesity

Keywords

Families; Family-based behavioral group programs; Fathers; Intervention; Pediatric obesity

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