D. HEALTH PROMOTION:
i. How to promote, encourage, and influence positive health behavior(s) in children and youth.
ii. How to positively influence and discourage risky behavior(s) in children and youth.
iii. How to promote, encourage, and influence positive health behavior(s) in children and youth.
iv. How to change risky and unhealthy behavior using media campaign, social media, social network, games, leisure and recreational events and network, peer support, mentoring, and behavior management programs.
v. How do we influence children to make healthy behavior choices?
vi. When are health-promoting behaviors learned and internalized as lifelong health practices?
vii. What are the most effective age-appropriate mechanisms for developing sustainable health behavior throughout the lifespan?
viii. When are the optimal developmental periods for developing sustainable health behaviors?
ix. How do children and youth learn to make age-appropriate decisions about health behaviors?
x. Does the development of age-appropriate decisions about health behavior differ by gender or for children with disabilities?
xi. What biobehavioral factors influence youth to cease healthy behaviors (physical activity, drug free) and initiate less healthy behaviors (decreased physical activity, excessive use of media)?
xii. What are the ages of influence for learning different sustainable lifelong health behaviors?
xiii. Are there common core mechanisms that underlie the development of multiple health behaviors?
. PLAN D