Nanney, Lytle, Farbakhsh, Moe, Linde. Gardner, and Laska, community college professor, wanted to prove that risky health behaviors caused increased rates of obesity and overweight participants.Participants completed self-assessment survey about their eating and activity patterns, sleep,stress, and body measurements. The purpose of this article is to describe weight indicators and weight-related behaviors of students enrolled in 2-year colleges, including sex differences.( Nanney et al., 2015) Journal of American College Health will be the intended audience. Researchers interested in long term student health will found this information useful, because this article spanned a research period of over two years with detailed participant information.
Nanney, M. S., Lytle, L. A., Farbakhsh, K., Moe, S. G., Linde, J. A., Gardner, J. K., & Laska, M. N. (2015). Weight and Weight-Related Behaviors Among 2-Year College Students. Journal Of American College Health, 63(4), 221-229.
Nanney, M. S., Lytle, L. A., Farbakhsh, K., Moe, S. G., Linde, J. A., Gardner, J. K., & Laska, M. N. (2015). Weight and Weight-Related Behaviors Among 2-Year College Students.Chart. Journal Of American College Health, 63(4), 221-229.
Seward, Block, and Chatterjee , professors at Harvard University, observed that traffic-light labeling and choice architecture interventions did not improve dietary quality among college students. Professor conducted a 7-week week intervention with traffic-light labeling and ‘healthy-plate” tray stickers to conduct their survey. The professor wanted to examine whether traffic-light labeling and choice architecture interventions improved dietary choices. The intended audience will be readers of the American Journal of Public Health. Researchers interested in studying labeling with food choices will found this article interesting, because it include detailed equations and statistics about labeling.
Seward, M. m., Block, J. P., & Chatterjee, A. (2016). A Traffic-Light Label Intervention and Dietary Choices in College Cafeterias. American Journal Of Public Health, 106(10), 1808-1814. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2016.303301
Stran, Knol, Severt, and Lawrence, professors at the University of Alabama, discovered college students ordered fewer amount of calories when labels and calorie information were posted. These professor conduced research among their students to study their Theory of Planned Behavior(TPB). The purpose of this study was to determine the predictors of intention to use calorie labels among college students using constructs of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB). (Stran et al. ,2016). American Journal of Health Education readers interested in Human Behavioral Theory will be the intended audience. Researchers interested in Theory of Planned Behavior(TPB) will found this information useful, because it concluded a detail observation on how planned behavior influenced college students’ choices.
Stran, K. A., Knol, L. L., Severt, K., & Lawrence, J. C. (2016). College Students’ Intentions to Use Calorie Information on a Restaurant Menu: Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior. American Journal Of Health Education, 47(4), 215-223.
Peterson,Duncan, Null, Roth, and Gill, researchers at the Southern Illinois University Carbondale, discussed how improving college student perceptions and selections of healthier food improved their eating behaviors. For three weeks, researchers conducted pre and post surveys with 104 college students. Researchers wanted to highlight how changes int their eating behaviors only lasted a short period before reverting back in the long run. Journal of American College Health readers will be the intended audience. Researchers interested in college health, because they will be able to further study the reasoning behind college students’ relapses.
Peterson, S., Duncan, D., Null, D., Roth, S., & Gill, L. (2010). Positive changes in perceptions and selections of healthful foods by college students after a short-term point-of-selection intervention at a dining hall. Chart.Journal Of American College Health, 58(5), 425-431. doi:10.1080/07448480903540457
Christoph, Ellison, and Meador, professor at the University of Illinois, discussed the placement of nutritional labels in college dining halls. The professors conducted three 1-week surveys over three months. Professor concluded that lack of knowledge reading labels and not placement caused poor nutritional choices. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics readers will be the article’s intended audience. Nutritionists especially at colleges will found this informational, because they will be able to assist their clients more on nutritional labels and how to use them.
Holmes and Mason,professors at Georgia Gwinnett College discovered membership in certain meal plans caused decreasing BMI in college students. The professors conducted several experiments at Georgia Gwinnett College to help test their scientific theory. Holmes and Mason wanted to see the association between students’ mental health, exercise habits, nutrition, and consumption of meal plans on students’ BMI. Journal of Applied Economics & Policy readers and subscribers will be the intended audience. Nutritionist will found this article informational, because it studied students’ dietary habits, exercise routines,and their food consumption.
Graces Huseth, writer for Creative Loafing, wrote about Georgia State University transition from a menu filled with processed food to a more health-conscious, plant based menu . Huseth included her interview with Lenore Musick, director of GSU’s PantherDining and Sustainability Initiatives, in her article. She wrote about Georgia State partnership with dining hall world chef Wanda White in developing healthier menu items. Creative Loafing readers will be the intended audience. Colleges developing and renovating their dining halls will found this article interesting, because it discussed Georgia Sate transition process into a healthier and substantial food environment.
Palatnik, E. (2017, February 08). Freshman fifteen depends on student choice. Illustration.Retrieved April 07, 2017, from http://dailyillini.com/features/2017/02/08/freshman-fifteen-depends-student-choice/
Dingman, Schulz, Wyrick, Bibeau, and Gupta, professor at University of North Carolina at Greensboro,e wrote “Factors Related to the Number of Fast Food Meals Obtained by College Meal Plan Students” to prove the negative association between fast food meals, financial access, and health. Professors conducted an online survey among North Carolina University students and created a three separate surveys to display their scientific findings. The article demonstrated the negative affects of fast food on college students health and finical access association with it. Journal of American College Health readers will be interested in this article. Researchers interested in college students health will found this article informational, because it goes into detail about how a fast food diet declines a college student health.
Dingman, D. A., Schulz, M. R., Wyrick, D. L., Bibeau, D. L., & Gupta, S. N. (2014). Factors Related to the Number of Fast Food Meals Obtained by College Meal Plan Students. Chart.Journal Of American College Health, 62(8), 562-569.