The importance of fathers in pediatric research: These authors are on to something important.
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.
Transl Behav Med
Adult; Biomedical Research; Body Mass Index; Child; Father-Child Relations; Fathers; Humans; Male; Pediatric Obesity
Families; Family-based behavioral group programs; Fathers; Intervention; Pediatric obesity
Davis, A. M., Canter, K. S., Pina, K. The importance of fathers in pediatric research: These authors are on to something important. Transl Behav Med 9, 570-572 (2019).