Childhood obesity in the us 2 a literature review of the childhood epidemic in the united states the world health organization (who) considers childhood obesity to be one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century. Those who discount the idea that advertising is a factor in childhood obesity cite the limited research findings, question the methodological validity of much of the available literature and look to observational outcomes of policy changes in canada and sweden. Apa research paper (mirano) diana hacker (boston: bedford/st martin’s, 2006) obesity in children i can medication cure obesity in children a review of the literature luisa mirano psychology 107, section b professor kang october 31, 2004 sample apa formatted paper source: diana hacker (boston: bedford/st martin’s, 2006) list of. Obesity is a complex issue with many causes and consequences you could concentrate on one set of issues and do in-depth research on that or use several of the questions below to focus on the topic of obesity more generally.
The following is a review of literature related to childhood obesity which is major health problem all over the world the essay will focus on the different studies that have been done on childhood obesity and the recommended solutions to the problem. Appendix 2 literature review – childhood obesity obesity – background all of the literature refers to similar statistics regarding obesity the list below gives some examples of the data available from the different sources ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ obesity has more than doubled between 1990 and 2000 in britain one in 10 six year olds. Running head: childhood obesity 1 childhood obesity: turning a risk factor into a solution by this literature review examines several of the factors childhood obesity 4 the food research and action center (frac, nd) this fast food consumption is associated.
Essay about childhood obesity childhood obesity continues to be a serious problem in the united states and around the world according to evans et al in the article changing perceptions of the childhood obesity epidemic, obesity is one of the primary causes of preventable death in the us, and costs billions of dollars a year in health care expenditures. Research proposal draft: literature review comparison of prevalence and trends in comparing the research reviewed, each article was reflective of similar ideas on the prevalence surrounding the cause of childhood obesity and the increased incidence of children in lower ses. Literature review 1 has childhood obesity increased, if so what factors have led to this child obesity is a serious problem with potentially profound health and social consequences, not least the increased risk becoming an obese adult (philips, f 2012. Review of literature on childhood obesity walsh april 16, 2016 myths, one of varying degrees of systematic review parent-based social work group one of janet jackson welcomed her husband, leann l.
In 2013, nccor formed the economics and obesity workgroup to focus on achieving these goals the workgroup created and distributed a survey to nccor membership to discern nccor funders’ current activities the workgroup also conducted a literature review to understand the gaps in economics and obesity research. Childhood obesity: current literature, policy and implications for practiceinr_708 166173 to discuss the current literature in relation to childhood obesity and to provide health practitioners, the methodology employed for the literature review was a database search of current literature the databases that were. Nurses and childhood obesity: abstract a literature review was conducted to answer the question, how important is nutritional and physical activity intervention in the nurse’s role regarding eliminating childhood obesity evidence was examined that discussed the extent of the childhood obesity issue in terms of nutrition and physical. Jadavji institution: literature review journal diabetes review of childhood obesity and prevent chronic disease by the basis corrupted augustus golden dec 6 and magnitude of childhood and ferrata importance estimates of this review by montana literature review journal. The objective of this report is to prioritize the needs for research addressing gaps in the existing literature on the effectiveness of childhood obesity prevention programs by engaging expert stakeholders using a modified delphi method.
Literature review on childhood obesity by: obesity is a growing problem among us children in 1994, one in five children between the ages of 6 and 17 was overweight. This research review is based on a review of the literature on this topic, published in bmc obesity (bleich and vercammen 2018) it examines the evidence on: 1) the health impacts of sugary beverages on children’s health (obesity, diabetes risk, dental caries, and caffeine-related effects) 2) the health impact of substituting ssbs with other. Cause of increased childhood obesity is due to an increase in the amount of sugary foods consumed by children and a decrease in physical activity (parson, powers, logan, & summerbell, 1999) while these do contribute to childhood obesity, current research is investigating how other factors may influence childhood and adolescent obesity as well as.
Literature review on childhood obesity and treatment print reference this the literature included here is by no means comprehensive and the reader may wish to research an aspect of childhood obesity in greater depth. Childhood obesity is an epidemic that many developed countries, including the united states, suffer from many efforts have been made to combat this epidemic, with arguments made for and against various methods. This review is specifically for eight studies conducted by different researchers to address the various aspects of childhood obesity for children less than 12 years, from its prevalence, causes and prevention efforts as part of a capstone project aimed at establishing guidelines to be followed when coming up with intervention measures.