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ERIC Number: EJ1072665
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1940-5847
Can We Have Fries with That, Please? Nutrition and Physical Activities among College Students
Monteiro, Andreia C.; Jeremic, Miljana; Budden, Michael C.
Contemporary Issues in Education Research, v3 n11 p1-10 Nov 2010
Obesity is a growing health and socioeconomic issue in the United States. College students are an important part of the alarming statistics involving weight gain. This study investigated how nutrition behaviors and physical activity modified students' perceptions of body weight and nutrition knowledge. Furthermore, the study assessed gender and ethnicity as modifiers of nutrition behaviors, self-perception of body weight, and exercising habits among college students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana
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