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Volunteers needed for CSU FIT

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.

Time Commitment and incentive

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.

If you are interested in participating, please contact Maryam Dadkhah at (703) 386-6793. Alternatively, you can come to Food Science and Human Nutrition department and and visit with Maryam.

This research study was approved by IRB, protocol # 10-2042H.

Contact: Maryam Dadkhah
Phone: (703) 386-6793