Concepts and Theories of Health Behavior

This is a progressive assignment that involves assessing a health behavior; researching and identifying an evidence-based model or best practice strategies to best address the health behavior; creating a plan (i.e., program or an intervention) and outlining implementation procedures; and suggesting appropriate evaluation tools to measure effectiveness of the proposed program or intervention. The topic of focus is: SCREEN TIME AND PEDIATRIC OBESITY Conduct a literature search utilizing peer-reviewed journal articles, books, professional organization articles, government Web sites, etc. 1. Describe your target population and the health behavior(s) that relate to the topic you have chosen. (SCREEN TIME AND PEDIATRIC OBESITY) 2. Based on your literature search, assess and provide background information on the health behaviors. Include statistics to explain the scope of the problem. 3. Provide an explanation as to why it is important to address the health behavior you have chosen. 4. What benefits or consequences do the behaviors have on individuals’ health?