Assignment 2: Evaluating Research
It is important for health psychologists to evaluate the scientific evidence published both in research journals and on the Internet. Using the South University Online Library, locate and read the article “Relationship of Body Mass Index and Psychosocial Factors on Physical Activity in Underserved Adolescent Boys and Girls.”
In 300–400 words, address the quality of the article against the following criteria:
Submit your answers in a 2- to 3-page Microsoft Word document.
Name your document SU_PSY4420_W2_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc and submit it to the W2: Assignment 2 Dropbox.
Cite any sources using APA format on a separate page.
Kitzman-Ulrich, H., Wilson, D. K., Van Horn, M. L., & Lawman, H. G. (2010). Relationship of body mass index and psychosocial factors on physical activity in underserved adolescent boys and girls. Health Psychology, 29(5), 506-513. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0020853