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Children's weight and participation in organized sports.

Authors
  • Quinto Romani, Annette
Type
Published Article
Journal
Scandinavian journal of public health
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2011
Volume
39
Issue
7
Pages
687–695
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/1403494811421058
PMID: 21948992
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

It is the unique dataset combined with econometric methods that distinguishes our contribution from that of others in the field, thereby offering new insight. Results using statistically sound methods suggest that participation in organized sports has a beneficial effect on children's weight.

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