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Please note that each and every assignment has its own word limit.
Research has provided a better understanding of the contributing factors, including health behaviors, for the leading chronic diseases (i.e., heart disease, diabetes, cancer). Yet, rates of these conditions have not decreased. Based on what you have learned in this course, summarize why health behavior change is so difficult. Describe a health behavior that you struggle to change. What are the factors that contribute to your health behavior? What are the barriers to changing your behavior? How could this personal struggle help you as a public health professional?
PLEASE ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS ABOVE 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 16, 18, and 19 in Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice .
Read “Section 2. PRECEDE/PROCEED” in Chapter 2 of the Community Tool Box website.
Read “Factors Facilitating the Implementation of Church-Based Heart Health Promotion Programs for Older Adults: A Qualitative Study Guided by the Precede-Proceed Model,” by Banerjee, Kin, Strachan, Boyle, Anand, and Oremus, from American Journal of Health Promotion (2015).
Read “Healthy and Productive Workers: Using Intervention Mapping to Design a Workplace Health Promotion and Wellness Program to Improve Presenteeism ” by Ammendolia et al., from BMC Public Health (2016).
Read “Intervention Mapping to Adapt Evidence-Based Interventions for Use in Practice: Increasing Mammography Among African American Women,” by Highfield, Hartman, Mullen, Rodriguez, Fernandez, and Bartholomew, from Biomed Research International (2015).
Read “Examining the Diet of Post-Migrant Hispanic Males Using the Precede-Proceed Model: Predisposing, Reinforcing, and Enabling Dietary Factors,” by Cuy Castellanos, Downey, Graham-Kresge, Yadrick, Zoellner, and Connell, from Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (2013).
MUST have at least three citations with the page numbers and three references in APA format and all questions clearly answered in paragraphs.(The List of References should not be older than 2016 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.