Literature Review : Obesity And Lifestyle Behaviors

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Literature Review for Obesity
Collin M Rofshus
University of South Dakota Student
December 12, 2014

Author Note
Collin Rofshus, Department of Health Sciences, University of South Dakota
Collin Rofshus is now a junior at the University of South Dakota.
This paper fulfills the critical writing graduate component of the course HSC 440, Major Issues in Health and Human Services. Correspondence concerning this paper should be addressed to Collin Rofshus, Collin.Rofshus@coyotes.usd.edu.

#1 Is Ideal Body Image Related to Obesity and Lifestyle Behaviors in African-American Adolescents? A peer-review by Chen and Wang (2013), Is Ideal Body Image Related to Obesity and Lifestyle Behaviors in African-American Adolescents, is carried out by the Institutional Review Board at the University of Illinois at Chicago and John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of public health. Chen is a MD of the profession pathology. Pathology is the study of understanding if one’s body image can correlate to obesity or Vis versa. Wang plays an important researcher in the study due to the fact he was the founding director of the Johns Hopkins Global Center on Childhood Obesity and also is affiliated with the Obesity Society (TOS). Given the qualifications of the authors, the source of research is a credible source. The purpose of the study is to understand connections between ideal body image (IBI) and the prevalence rate of obesity. Obesity is becoming a worldwide issue, however,…
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