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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
Association of parenting styles with body composition among adolescents
Author(s): Rajwinder Kaur and Dr. Sukhdev Singh
Abstract:
The purpose of this study was to find out the association between parenting styles and body composition. For this purpose, 388 male students were selected from the various schools of three districts of Punjab, India. Parenting style questionnaire was filled by parents and % body fat was assessed by taking two-site skinfolds. Associations were examined by employing Spearman’s correlation of coefficient. It was found that no significant correlation was found between three styles of parenting viz. authoritative, authoritarian and permissive and % body fat. Hence, no association was found between parenting style and body composition.
Pages: 129-132  |  417 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Rajwinder Kaur, Dr. Sukhdev Singh. Association of parenting styles with body composition among adolescents. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(2):129-132.
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