Clinical Prevention and Biostatistics


There has been much discussion in the media and communities about chronic disease and influences of the environment. For this assignment, you are asked to review the article “Obesogenic Environments” ( Joreintie, D., & (2014) Obesogenic Environments: A Systematic Review of the Association Between the Physical Environment and Adult Weight Status, the SPOTLIGHT project. BMC Public Health. Retrieved from: doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-233). This article touches on the influence of environment to affect obesity most specifically. 

1. Discuss the premise of this article, along with an overview on the SPOTLIGHT project. 

2. What are some ways that the environment influences the increase of obesity? 

Document this assignment in 2 pages document. Include 2 peer reviewed articles.