Obesity In The Military Essay

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Childhood Obesity: The Result of Stress in Dependents of Military Parents La’Shara S Hall ENG 122: English Composition II Instructor: Candy Henry June 17, 2012 Childhood Obesity: The Result of Stress in Dependents of Military Parents The topic that I have selected for my final assignment is Childhood Obesity. Because Childhood Obesity is such a broad subject, I have decided to narrow my issue to Childhood Obesity: The Result of Stress in Dependents of Military Parents. I have chosen this topic because not only is it a great topic to deliberate or converse over, but because it is a rising concern amongst the families of United States Military. Why is it when people discussed childhood obesity, they only related…show more content…
Although children of military backgrounds face the same concerns as mentioned above, the origins of their physical effects are more painstaking or in-depth then the average eye can read. Conferring to HealthDay News (Jan. 2011), a yearlong study of 1,127 military families discovered that while parents were deployed, children experienced more emotional worries and fears due to filling misunderstood by the surrounding community, challenged with increased responsibility around the…show more content…
Why is there not a lot of research done on mental and physical conditions like Childhood Obesity in military families? In order to research the issue, the world needs to know that the issue exists. “When it comes to childhood health concerns, a new poll shows many adults agree on the top priorities they want to see the candidates address: childhood obesity.” (PR Newswire, 2012). Most of the Primary Research (Sole, 2010) is done, but there just needs to be Secondary Research (Sole 2010) like surveys, test, and analysis done on our children of military families any order to end this

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