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August 27, 2012
The study, Freshmen Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Program, is open to full-time first year CSU students aged 17-22 years.
The purpose of the study is to evaluate and compare students’ weight, body composition, body circumferences, skinfold thickness, blood pressure, resting metabolic rate, eating habits, physical activity, knowledge and self-efficacy.
Participation involves answering questions about your eating and physical activity habits, body measurements, wearing pedometers, and it may include a Facebook page that encourages people to make small healthy lifestyle changes.
Each assessment should take approximately 1.5-2 hours of your time. If you complete all requirements for 4 phases of assessment you will receive $50 cash upon completion of final phase.
This research study was approved by IRB, protocol # 10-2042H.
Contact: Maryam Dadkhah
Phone: (703) 386-6793