Week 5: Literature Search, Rapid Critical Appraisal, and Summarization

Week 5 Assignment Instructions

Week 5: Literature Search, Rapid Critical Appraisal, and Summarization

Read these instructions carefully please

For this assignment, you will locate a minimum of 4 research articles related to the topic and PICOT questions that you developed in Week 2. The articles must be current (2002 to the present), and two articles must be quantitative, and two articles must be qualitative. These articles should be somewhat related to your PICOT questions.

PICOT Question Are children who have obese parents are at risk for obesity compare to children without obese parents between ages of birth to adolescence?

Articles use should relate to PICOT question above

The following two articles cannot be used they already where use for previous assignment

Danford, C. A., Schultz, C., & Marvicsin, D. (2015). Parental roles in the development of obesity in children: Challenges and opportunities. Research and Reports in Biology, 39. https://doi.org/10.2147/rrb.s75369

Datar, A., & Chung, P. J. (2018). Childhood self-control and adolescent obesity: Evidence from longitudinal data on a national cohort. Childhood Obesity14(4), 238-247. https://doi.org/10.1089/chi.2017.0217

· Articles used for one assignment can’t be used for the other assignments(students should find new research articles for each assignment).

· The selected articles should be original research articles. Review articles, meta-analysis, meta-synthesis, and systemic review should not be used.

· Mixed-methods studies should not be used.

There are two parts to this assignment.

Part 1: Complete a Rapid Critical Appraisal Checklist chart for each research article (4 total).Download the following files in the Worksheets, Forms, and Templates area at left:

· Rapid Critical Appraisal Checklist (pdf)

· Rapid Critical Appraisal Checklist (doc)

The files highlighted above are included you only need to use one of them to be fill for each article 4 articles 4 Critical Appraisal Checklist

Part II: Write a summary (2–3 pages)

· Describe the similarities and differences among the four research articles.

You should:

· Use current APA format to style your paper and to cite your sources.

· Submit the 4 completed charts along with your summary.

Review the rubric for further information on how your assignment will be graded.

Please the 4 articles use must be attached to the work they are needed to be turn in with the assignment


Meets or Exceeds Expectations Mostly Meets Expectations Below Expectations Does Not Meet Expectations

Description of the research problem and purpose of each research article

Research problem and purpose of each article are clearly identified.

Summary of the findings/conclusions/themes for each research article

Similarities and differences are summarized and present.

Mechanics and APA Format


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