Health Behavior CA2

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT

Review the article “Sedentary images in a population US based parenting magazine: 2010-2015” for this assignment.

Parents or caregivers play an important role in influencing  children’s health behaviors. Reflecting on the article and your  additional literature research, write a paper (2-3 pages) describing  what family-level strategies you would use in planning for a program  that promotes active lifestyle for families.

The following items in particular will be assessed: Identify at least 3 barriers to improving children’s sedentary lifestyle. Identify two specific strategies (family) you would use to plan a  program that promotes active lifestyle for families. Include  evidence-based information as to why you believe these strategies will  be the best ones to use. In your opinion, what should be the ideal age to start obesity  prevention, knowing that lifestyle has a great impact on whether  individuals will become obese? Provide empirical evidence to support  your position as to when obesity prevention should start. Make sure to  cite your sources.