IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING WORD LIMIT REQUIREMENTS:
Please note that each and every assignment has its own word limit.
Consider the following question: “Why is behavior change so difficult?” What are some of the reasons why behavior change is such a challenge for individuals? What is the role and goal of public health in influencing behavior change? What are the challenges in helping people change behavior? Describe the different classifications of behavior change and provide an example of how public health influences behavior change for each classification.
PLEASE ANSWER ALL FIVE QUESTIONS IN 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 1 in Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice.
Read “Development and Impact of a Worksite Wellness Champions Program,” by Wieneke, Clark, Sifuentes, Egginton, Lopez-Jimenez, Jenkins, Riley, and Olsen, from American Journal of Health Behavior (2016).
Read “Section 7: Supporting and Maintaining Behavior Change” from Chapter 45 of the Community Tool Box website.
Read “School-Based Obesity Intervention Associated With Three Year Decrease in Student Weight Status in a Low-Income School District,” by Cadzow, Chambers, and Sandell, from Journal of Community Health: The Publication for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (2015).
Read “mHealth Physical Activity Intervention: A Randomized Pilot Study in Physically Inactive Pregnant Women,” by Choi, Lee, Vittinghoff, and Fukuoka, from Maternal and Child Health Journal (2016).
Read “Implementing an Evidence-Based Fall Prevention Intervention in Community Senior Centers,” by Fuzhong, Harmer, and Fitzgerald, from American Journal of Public Health (2016).
Read “Development of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Adult/Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program in HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care,” from Farley, Stewart, Kub, Cumpsty-Fowler, Lowensen, and Becker, from Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (2016).
Explore the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion page of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.
Explore the Databases of Best Practices page of the Community Tool Box website.
MUST have a MINIMUM of THREE paragraphs with at least three citations with the page numbers and three references in APA format.(The List of References should not be older than 2015 and should not be included in the word count.)
Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.
It is important that you cover all the topics identified in the assignment. Covering the topic does not mean mentioning the topic BUT presenting an explanation from the context of ethics and the readings for this class
To get maximum points you need to follow the requirements listed for this assignments 1) look at the word/page limits 2) review and follow APA rules 3) create subheadings to identify the key sections you are presenting and 4) Free from typographical and sentence construction errors.
REMEMBER IN APA FORMAT JOURNAL TITLES AND VOLUME NUMBERS ARE ITALICIZED.