Childhood Obesity In Turner County Capstone Project

Length: 3 pages Sources: 3 Subject: Nutrition Type: Capstone Project Paper: #87017739 Related Topics: Childhood, Obesity In America, Daycare, Johnson And Johnson
Excerpt from Capstone Project :

Mobilize

Childhood obesity in Turner County, GA is topic for concern, especially in the age ranges of 6-11. County data shows the adult diabetes rate for Turner County is higher than the rate in the state at 3.1% of difference (City-Data, 2016). The adult obesity rate is also higher at 4.8% difference. While evidence from recent sources reveal childhood obesity rates going down in Georgia, the diabetes and obesity data could signal a red flag.

Assess

Overall the county seems like it has adequate daycare facilities and a high degree of cohesiveness, with an adequate number of quality recreational areas like parks. This shows there are enough areas for children to go exercise and socialize. However, the number of restaurants and the low number of walkers as a means of transportation to work shows a lack or desire to participate in cardiovascular exercise or activities. Most people in the county drive or carpool.

Plan

Therefore, since there are recreational areas and parks in the county, as well as adequate cohesiveness with 'town meetings' and so forth, there needs to be public events that will help the children of Turner County engage in physical activities that will help them get exercise as well as learn about the importance of nutrition and diet. Scheduled town meetings could include weekly planning of recreational events for

...

Since many residents are church-going, they can create activities centered around the church.

Track

Tracking progress could come from weekly town meetings and since many people in the county carpool, they can engage in discussion through daily carpools.

Phase 4

Turner County has a fairly high percentage of black residents. Blacks and Hispanics in America often face a higher degree of obesity than their white counterparts. "In Georgia, non-Hispanic black children and Hispanic children were more likely to have high BMI than non-Hispanic white children, and other non-Hispanics were less likely" (Davila-Payan, DeGuzman, Johnson, Ser-ban, & Swann, 2015, p. 3). Some of it has to do with culture, some of it also has to do with differences in income and diet.

Two central moral concepts guiding community as client perspective are justice and utilitarianism. "Utilitarianism means doing the greatest good for the greatest number of people. Distributive justice means…

Sources Used in Documents:

References

City-Data,. (2016). Turner County, Georgia detailed profile - houses, real estate, cost of living, wages, work, agriculture, ancestries, and more. City-data.com. Retrieved 30 April 2016, from http://www.city-data.com/county/Turner_County-GA.html

Davila-Payan, C., DeGuzman, M., Johnson, K., Ser-ban, N., & Swann, J. (2015). Estimating Prevalence of Overweight or Obese Children and Adolescents in Small Geographic Areas Using Publicly Available Data. Preventing Chronic Disease, 12. http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd12.140229

Kelley, G. & Kelley, K. (2013). Effects of Exercise in the Treatment of Overweight and Obese Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review of Meta-Analyses.Journal Of Obesity, 2013, 1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/783103

Stanhope, M. & Lancaster, J. (2015). Public Health Nursing: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community (9th ed.). Mosby.


Cite this Document:

"Childhood Obesity In Turner County" (2016, April 30) Retrieved January 18, 2022, from
https://www.paperdue.com/essay/childhood-obesity-in-turner-county-2154991

"Childhood Obesity In Turner County" 30 April 2016. Web.18 January. 2022. <
https://www.paperdue.com/essay/childhood-obesity-in-turner-county-2154991>

"Childhood Obesity In Turner County", 30 April 2016, Accessed.18 January. 2022,
https://www.paperdue.com/essay/childhood-obesity-in-turner-county-2154991

Related Documents
Turner County S Childhood Obesity Rates
Words: 1191 Length: 3 Pages Topic: Nursing Paper #: 71925559

Childhood Obesity in Turner County, GA Ages 6-11 Turner County is one of the regions in Georgia that is affected by childhood obesity and overweight. Generally, childhood obesity is one of the major public health concerns and issues affecting Georgia. Currently, the state is among the top three states with high prevalence of childhood obesity and overweight issues. Despite the numerous measures that have been undertaken to deal with the problem

Analyzing Childhood Obesity in Turner County
Words: 768 Length: 2 Pages Topic: Nursing Paper #: 57262452

Childhood Obesity in Turner County (Ages 6-11) What small group have you selected? The group selected is a nuclear family comprising of parents and a male child who is obese (William). What made you select this particular group? The group was chosen owing to the unhealthy lifestyle of its members. It offers an adequately controllable setting in which to implement and test plan effectiveness. Further, one can deal with this group's numerous issues one-by-one

Obesity Heart Disease Diabetes and Disaster Management
Words: 1240 Length: 4 Pages Topic: Nutrition Paper #: 25852418

Mobilize Obesity and high blood pressure pose major health problems for children and adults. Turner County, GA has a growing population of children that could face increased health risks due to unhealthy lifestyles. The Johnson family has a 9 years old son named William who is and 4'10" and 150 lbs. At a BMI of 31.2 he is considered obese and requires an intervention to help him avoid obesity into adulthood.

Triple P. Positive Parenting Progress the 'Triple
Words: 816 Length: 2 Pages Topic: Disease Paper #: 57947336

Triple P. Positive Parenting Progress The 'Triple P' Program is marketed with a somewhat startling and troubling slogan: "Parenting now comes with an instruction manual!" This confidently seems to suggest that the program is superior to a parent's gut instincts and conventional wisdom. The program allegedly is an internationally award winning-program and "backed by over 25 years of clinically proven, world-wide research" and "has the answers to your parenting questions and

Effect of Forgiveness on Health
Words: 28998 Length: 105 Pages Topic: Disease Paper #: 36968622

Forgiveness on human health. In its simplest form, the purpose of the study is to evaluate human psychological stress that might constitute a risk factor for heart disease. Further, the study will also evaluate the impact of forgiveness on heart disease. However, such a simple dissertation clearly demands further definition. What, exactly, do we signify when we speak of heart disease? What is properly considered as forgiveness? What impact does