Research Paper On Obesity

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  • Obesity in Adults

    This 30 page paper looks at the problem, causes and treatment of obesity. The paper starts with an introduction, defines what is meant by obesity and discusses the influences on obesity, including genetic, environmental and behavioural influences. The paper discusses the conditions that result from, or that are aggravated by, obesity, including diabetes and coronary heart failure. The paper then goes on to look at the way obesity can be treated and the models of change which can help to frame treatment approaches, including the Tannahill Model as well as the approach of Prochaska and Diclemente. The discussion in the paper includes policies and approaches seen in the United Kingdom National Health Service (NHS) and UK obesity statistics .The bibliography cites 34 sources.

  • Planning an Obesity Education Program for 16 - 18 Year Olds

    This 11 page paper looks at the problem of obesity, paying particular attention to the age group of 16 0 18 years. The aim of the paper is to develop an effective educational program aimed at reducing obesity in 16 – 18 year. Included in the paper is a discussion on the problem and current gaps in support and healthcare education dealing with obesity before looking at the use of an appropriate healthcare change model and the proposed inclusion in any education program. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Obesity/Hispanic Women in Tillman County, OK

    A 10 page research paper that examines obesity and focuses on how this problem is affecting the Hispanic population of Oklahoma and specifically Hispanic women of Tillman County. Cultural and gender factors associated with obesity are explored and discussed in terms of this population, and as well as in regards to the State of Oklahoma and the US as a whole. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Action Plan to Reduce Obesity in 12 - 18 Year Olds

    This 9 page paper is an action plan based on the objective to reduce the levels of obesity in children between the ages of 12 and 16 years in the London borough of Camden and Islington. The paper starts by outlining why obesity is a problem and needs attention and then a plan targeting diet and exercise is presented in a tabulated format. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Childhood Obesity/Focus on Kaneohe, HI

    A 5 page research paper that addresses the problem of childhood obesity, which focuses on also on what is being done locally in Kaneohe, Hawaii. The writer discusses the health and psychological impact of obesity, as well as reviews successful interventions before making recommendations. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

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