Health Behavior Discussion Module 4-Role of Program Planners
REQUIRED READING RESOURCES:
Guide to Community Prevention Services (2016). 2016 Annual Report to Congress, Federal Agencies, and Prevention Stakeholders. Retrieved from http://www.thecommunityguide.org/annualreport/2016-congress-report-full.pdf
Guide to Community Preventive Services (2013). Increasing physical activity. Accessed on July 14, 2016 from http://www.thecommunityguide.org/pa/index.html
Kahn, E. B., Ramsey, L.T., Brownson R., Heath, G.W., Howze, E.H., Powell, K.E., Stone, E.J., Rajab, M.W., Corso, P. and the Task Force on Community Preventive Services (2002). The effectiveness of interventions to increase physical activity: a systematic review. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 22(4S), 73-107. Retrieved from http://www.thecommunityguide.org/pa/pa-ajpm-evrev.pdf
Task Force on Community Preventive Services (2002). Recommendations to increase physical activity in communities. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 22(4S), 67-72. Retrieved from http://www.thecommunityguide.org/pa/pa-ajpm-recs.pdf
Module 4 discusses the importance of program evaluation. Drawing from the required readings, as well as your own personal and/or professional health-related experiences, what are the pros and cons for conducting program evaluation?
Drawing from your module readings, as well as your personal/professional experiences, evaluate and discuss the effectiveness of utilizing comprehensive strategies in decreasing tobacco use and increasing physical activity.