The role of social networks in the development of overweight and obesity among adults: a scoping review.

Powell, K., Wilcox, J., Clonan, A. et al. (4 more authors) (2015) The role of social networks in the development of overweight and obesity among adults: a scoping review. BMC Public Health, 15. 996 .

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Authors/Creators:
  • Powell, K.
  • Wilcox, J.
  • Clonan, A.
  • Bissell, P.
  • Preston, L.
  • Peacock, M.
  • Holdsworth, M.
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2015 Powell et al. Open AccessThis article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.
Keywords: Social networks; Obesity; Overweight; Contagion; Homophily; Social processes; Social capital
Dates:
  • Published: 30 September 2015
  • Accepted: 21 September 2015
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health (Sheffield) > School of Health and Related Research (Sheffield) > Sheffield Centre for Health and Related Research
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2015 12:26
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2015 12:34
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-2314-0
Status: Published
Publisher: BioMed Central
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-2314-0
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