|TITLE:||EXAMINATION OF FEMALE COLLEGE ATHLETES VS. NON-ATHLETES ON THEIR EATING ATTITUDES|
|PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR:||ENGLAND, STEVE|
HEALTH PHYSICAL EDUCATION
|OTHER INVESTIGATORS:||DERRICK COMBS|
File Created: October 23, 2012|
Department Chair Action Date: October 24, 2012
Current Status: Expired. Final Status Report or Extension Needed.
|Confidentiality||Data are not linked to individuals|
STATEMENT OF PURPOSEThe purpose of this research is to determine if female college athletes have a better attitude and more educated approach to eating healthier than female non-athletes.
STATEMENT OF RESEARCH METHODOLOGYParticipants will consist of 40 MWSU females (20 athletes and 20 non-athletes). We will measure the participants attitudes and knowledge levels by administering the Eating Attitudes Test survey. Surveys will be administered to student athletes as well as students enrolled in the PED 101 course.
ANTICIPATED RISKS AND BENEFITSThis research will consist of a survey. This is a minimal risk as the students will only fill out a survey and will not be asked to perform any physical activity.
SUBJECT SELECTIONParticipants will consist of 40 MWSU females (20 athletes and 20 non-athletes).
CONFIDENTIALITYConfidentiality will be maintained by not having the participants write their name on the survey.
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