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    a 3-paragraph evaluation of Bartholomew, J., Miller, B., Ciccolo, J., Atwood, R., & Gottlieb, N. (2008). Walk Texas! 5-a-day intervention for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) clients: A quasi-experimental study. Journal of Community Health, 33, 297-303. The response should include an evaluation of the article, the author's rationale for the design choice, the types of validity presented and the critical differences among them, the author's performance in explaining them, and how you would assess the study's validity and the information you would require to do so.

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    The authors of the Walk Texas! Clinical Counseling Guide for Nutrition offer a thorough reflection of the problems and opportunities in studying the target population and tool created for WIC clinics. Bartholomew, Miller, Ciccolo, Atwood, and Gottlieb suggest that stage-based counseling provides potential in improving client outcomes, with the need for keeping the session brief and easy to implement. But while this is practical to suggest, for the populations that were serviced and evaluated, it could be challenging to both offer more comprehensive narrative and stay brief. In their conclusion the authors indicate, "Additional paperwork is ...

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    Walk Texas! A WIC 5-A-Day Intervention Study and outcomes is evaluated.