A 2 page essay

INACTIVITY AND OBESITY

Review the article “Physical activity and sedentary activity patterns among children and adolescents: A latent class analysis approach” for this assignment.

As individuals and families spend more time in front of televisions, playing video games, surfing the internet, etc., incidence and prevalence rates of overweight and obese people in throughout the world increase. Based on the article, describe family, community, and school level strategies you would use in planning an obesity prevention program.

Assignment Expectations

The following items in particular will be assessed:

  1. Identify two specific strategies (family, community, or school level) you would use to plan an obesity prevention program. Include evidence-based information as to why you believe these strategies will be the best ones to use.
  2. In your opinion, when should obesity prevention start? What should be the ideal age to start obesity prevention, knowing that lifestyle has a great impact on whether individuals will become obese?
  3. Provide empirical evidence to support your position as to when obesity prevention should start. Make sure to cite your sources.

Your paper will be graded on the following factors:

  • Original work—the paper is your own work, not copied or paraphrased from any other sources.
  • References—information provided in your must be based on your literature search and not merely an opinion. In-text citations and a complete reference list are required. Scholarly and professional sources are required. Wikipedia is not an acceptable source.
  • Precision—follows all instructions and answer each part of the assignment.
  • Breadth—shows broad knowledge of the topic (multiple perspectives and references, multiple issues/factors considered, as appropriate).
  • Depth—provides detail to show more critical thought specific to the assignment.
  • Clarity—clear explanation and discussion in addressing the assignment.
  • Critical thinking—thinking that goes beyond simple description, repetition, or quotation, and comes to a relevant conclusion.
  • Application—the extent to which you apply the information to a real-life situation related to the assignment.
  • Length—meets page requirements as stated in the assignment.

Required reading

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3100677/pdf/nihms193800.pdf

This essay should be in apa format with 3 citations with the link in the reference page section

 
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