Promoting Healthy Development: Educating Somali Mothers and Children on the Importance of Outdoor Physical Activity
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Master of Arts in Nursing (MAN)
This paper describes an educational program that was designed to provide education and awareness for Somali mothers and children about the importance of outdoor physical activity on healthy child development. The program is based on Margaret Newman's nursing theory of Health as Expanding Consciousness and Hartrick-Doane & Varcoe's concept of walking with. A comprehensive literature review was completed to exemplify the need for outdoor physical activity education in the immigrant population.
Wawra, Rebecca S., "Promoting Healthy Development: Educating Somali Mothers and Children on the Importance of Outdoor Physical Activity" (2008). Theses and Graduate Projects. 484.