ERIC Number: EJ467950
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Effectiveness of a College Course Focused on Evaluation of Health Claims.
McArthur, Laura H.; Chamberlin, Valerie M.
Journal of American College Health, v41 n5 p207-12 Mar 1993
A study measured the effectiveness of a college course that instructed students to critically evaluate therapeutic claims for foods, nutrient supplements, weight reduction products and diets, and alternative health care. Pretests and posttests of experimental and comparison groups found experimental group students had desirable changes in source reliance and increased knowledge. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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