New York University Wk 6 Socio Ecological Framework Obesity Discussion
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Apply the social ecological model (SEM) to the health issue of obesity. Describe factors associated with obesity at the individual, interpersonal, institutional/organizational, community, and social/policy levels. Which of the factors you identified do you think would be the most challenging to address? Why?
PLEASE ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS IN THEIR INDIVIDUAL PARAGRAPHS AND MAKE IT COHESIVE AND TRY TO INCORPORATE THE READINGS BELOW
PLEASE add the links/sites below to the reference list if you use any of these readings and make sure everything is in proper APA format.
Read Chapter 3 in Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice.
Read “Social Ecological Model,” located on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.
Read “The Social-Ecological Model: A Framework for Prevention,” located on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.
Read “Applying the Ecological Model of Behavior Change to a Physical Activity Trial in Retirement Communities: Description of the Study Protocol,” by Kerr et al., from Contemporary Clinical Trials (2012).
Read “Developing and Applying a Socio-Ecological Model to the Promotion of Healthy Eating in the School,” by Townsend and Foster, from Public Health Nutrition (2011).
Read “Translating the Socio-Ecological Perspective into Multilevel Interventions: Gaps Between Theory and Practice,” by Schölmerich and Kawachi, from Health Education and Behavior (2016).
Read “Bridging the Gaps: An Early Integrated Support Collaborative for at Risk Mothers in Rural Maine,” by Morton, Withers, Konrad, Buterbaugh, and Spence, from Work: A Journal of Prevention Assessment and Rehabilitation (2015).
Read “Prevention of Unhealthy Weight in Children by Promoting Physical Activity Using a Socio-Ecological Approach: What Can We Learn From Intervention Studies?” by Kellou, Sandalinas, Copin, and Simon, from Diabetes and Metabolism (2014).