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Please note that each and every assignment has its own word limit.
Describe the key characteristics and principles of ecological models of health behavior. How do these models differ from individual and interpersonal models of health behavior? What are some strengths and limitations of ecological models? Provide an example of the application of an ecological model to health behavior from the research literature. Is there another model or theory that could also be appropriate for the health behavior described in your example? Why or why not?
PLEASE ANSWER ALL SIX 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).
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.