Review the article “Sedentary images in a population US based parenting magazine: 2010-2015” for this assignment.
Parents or caregivers play an important role in influencing children’s health behaviors. Reflecting on the article and your additional literature research, write a paper (2-3 pages) describing what family-level strategies you would use in planning for a program that promotes active lifestyle for families.
The following items in particular will be assessed:
- Identify at least 3 barriers to improving children’s sedentary lifestyle.
- Identify two specific strategies (family) you would use to plan a program that promotes active lifestyle for families. Include evidence-based information as to why you believe these strategies will be the best ones to use.
- In your opinion, what should be the ideal age to start obesity prevention, knowing that lifestyle has a great impact on whether individuals will become obese? Provide empirical evidence to support your position as to when obesity prevention should start. Make sure to cite your sources.