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Examining the links between employed mothers' work characteristics, physical activity, and child health.

Authors
Johnson-RC; Allen-TD
Source
J Appl Physiol 2013 Jan; 98(1):148-157
NIOSHTIC No.
20043541
Abstract
The present study tested a process model through which the strain-based (job control and role ambiguity) and time-based (work hours) job demands of employed mothers relate to child health via child modeling of mother's physical activity. Support was found for a model of these relationships using dyadic mother-child data (N = 359) from a large, multi-wave nationwide data set and job demands data from the Occupational Information Network (O*Net). Theoretical and practical implications, as well as future research directions, are also discussed.
Keywords
Models; Humans; Women; Behavior; Physical-fitness; Physiology; Psychology; Statistical-analysis; Children; Adolescents; Author Keywords: job demands; work-family; maternal employment; exercise
Contact
Ryan C. Johnson, University of South Florida, Department of Psychology, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, PCD 4118G, Tampa, FL 33620
CODEN
JAPHEV
Publication Date
20130101
Document Type
Journal Article
Email Address
rcjohns2@mail.usf.edu
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
2013
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-T42-OH-008438; M122013
Issue of Publication
1
ISSN
8750-7587
Source Name
Journal of Applied Physiology
State
FL
Performing Organization
Sunshine Education and Research Center, University of South Florida
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