Childhood Obesity in the United States


This assignment comprises two sections: a preliminary literature reviews and an action item checklist.

Preliminary Literature Review:

Contains a minimum of 10      scholarly, peer-reviewed research articles one of which should be      childhood obesity in the United States Each article needs tobe thoroughly      summarized. The summary must describe the relevance of the article, and      how the research findings support the action you are proposing in your      capstone project. Each article summary needs to      include a research design and methods section. The capstone project requires a      comprehensive literature review that includes a minimum of 25 articles; 10      article summaries will be written in HCA-620 and can be applied in      HCA-699.

Action Item Checklist:

The Action Item Checklist should include specific future steps required to complete your capstone project as well as expected completion dates.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a grading rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.


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Below is the Rubrics use for grading

Capstone Project:   Preliminary Literature Review and Action Item Checklist 



    Less Than Satisfactory





60.0 %Content


20.0 %Description of     problem and proposed solution of the evidence-based research capstone     project.

Description is not     present.

Description is vague     and insufficiently developed.

Description is     clearly stated. Reader is able to glean how literature supports the     capstone’s proposed solution.

Description is     detailed and includes relevant literature to support the capstone’s     proposed solution.

Description is     comprehensive and literature is used to justify the capstone’s proposed     solution.


40.0 %Literature Review

Literature review is     not present.

Literature review is     vague and insufficiently developed.

Reader is able to     glean how prior research, empirical studies, and theoretical issues are     related to and different from the proposed evidence-based capstone project.

A detailed analysis     of prior research, empirical studies, and theoretical issues demonstrates a     clear relationship to the research questions. Critical analysis of     methodologies describes differences between previous studies.

Critical analysis of     prior research, empirical studies, and theoretical issues is comprehensive.     Research findings demonstrate a clear relationship to the research     questions and author illustrates how proposed study expands on findings.     Critical analysis of methodologies illustrates how proposed study expands     on methodologies previously used to investigate the problem.


30.0 %Organization and     Effectiveness


15.0 %Research Design     and Methods

Methods section is     not complete.

Methods section is     vague and insufficiently developed.

Reader is able to     glean research design and methods. Descriptions of research method,     subjects, materials, data analysis, and procedures need additional     justification.

Explanation of the     research design is detailed. Description of research method, subjects,     materials, data analysis, and procedures is detailed. Additional literature     may provide a stronger justification.

Explanation of the     research design is comprehensive. Description of research method, subjects,     materials and procedures is comprehensive and justified. Description and     justification for data analysis method and procedures is comprehensive.


15.0 %Action Item     Checklist

Checklist is not     present.

Checklist is present     but incomplete.

Checklist is present     and complete. Expected completion dates are questionable or unrealistic.

Checklist is present     and complete. Tasks are adequately described. Formatting is functional.

Checklist is present,     complete, and thorough. Tasks are specifically described; useful details     are included. Expected completion dates are realistic. Formatting is both     practical and aesthetic.


10.0 %Format


10.0 %Mechanics of     Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)

Surface errors are     pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate     word choice and/or sentence construction are used.

Frequent and     repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in     language choice (register), sentence structure, and/or word choice are     present.

Some mechanical     errors or typos are present, but are not overly distracting to the reader.     Correct sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are used.

Prose is largely free     of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. A variety of sentence     structures and effective figures of speech are used.

Writer is clearly in     command of standard, written, academic English.


100 %Total Weightage

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