health behavior

Unit 2 Assignment Instructions

Throughout this course, you will explore a health issue from the theoretical perspectives on health behavior. For this unit’s Assignment, identify a health issue associated with health behavior and find three peer-reviewed sources that (1) utilize a health behavior theory and

(2) were published in a refereed journal within the last 10 years.

Begin this Assignment with a 1-paragraph summary of your chosen health issue. Next, provide an annotated bibliography based upon these three sources. For each source in your annotated bibliography, you will write 2 paragraphs. The first paragraph will be to summarize the information in your own words. In the second paragraph, you will analyze/critique the source by examining strengths and weaknesses. You may answer questions such as the following: What did the study do particularly well? What areas were not addressed adequately?

In this Assignment, you may select health behavior theories that are presented in future units within this course, as well as health behavior theories that are not presented in this course. The health behavior theories explored on your chosen health issue in this unit will serve as the basis for future assignments.

*There is a template for this assignment located in Course Documents.

Please be sure to download the file “Writing Center Resources” from Course Documents to assist you with meeting APA expectations for written assignments.

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