|TITLE:||THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ACADEMIC MAJOR AND EXERCISE MOTIVATION|
|PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR:||DELANEY, DILLON|
|OTHER INVESTIGATORS:||JARED BURNS|
File Created: March 7, 2013|
Department Chair Action Date: March 7, 2013
Current Status: Expired. Final Status Report or Extension Needed.
|Confidentiality||Data are not linked to individuals|
STATEMENT OF PURPOSEThe purpose of this study is to determine whether academic major is related to a student’s motivation to exercise and participation in physical activity.
STATEMENT OF RESEARCH METHODOLOGYParticipants College students from Missouri Western State University. 20 students, male and female, from four different majors of study. Stratified selection of the participants will be used. Procedures Each student in a 300 or higher level class for each selected major will be given an anonymous survey measuring exercise motivation. - The Exercise Motivation Inventory – 2 (Markland and Hardy, 1993) Surveys will take less than 15 minutes to complete. 300 or higher level classes were selected to make sure the participants were committed to that field of study.
ANTICIPATED RISKS AND BENEFITS1. By participating in this study participants will be helping researchers understand the effect education has on exercise motivation. The more we understand about exercise motivation, they greater chance to increase physical activity among college students. 2. Participation in this study has no risk for injury due to no physical activity during survey process.
SUBJECT SELECTIONCollege students from Missouri Western State University. 20 students, male and female, from four different majors of study. Stratified selection of the participants will be used.
CONFIDENTIALITYParticipation in this study is completely anonymous. Signed consent forms will be kept separately from the data, which guarantees complete anonymity of this project.
|Western is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools (NCA), and is an AQIP Participant.|