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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    I need some volunteers

    I'm taking Cultural Anthropology this semester and I need to set up a study. The point of the study is simply to assess diet across the US and other countries and if there is a cultural correlation to obesity levels (Which there is, of course from other studies). The goal is to do a comparative study and see if I either get a correlation or falsify the previous results.

    Here's what I'll need.

    A Food Journal as to types and amounts (Fats, Protein, carbs)
    Calories in for the week
    Calories out for the week
    Weight, and BMI

    For the purposes of the study, you'll be ID'd only by a number and the results are not going beyond me and my professor for classwork.

    If you are interested, PM me. We'll do the data by email, if you don't already have my email address, I'll give it to you.

    Thanks in advance to anyone who does participate.
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    What does it pay to volunteer?
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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    The same thing it pays me to moderate
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    I'm in Tom. My wife is a 5th yr. counseling psych grad student. I UNDERSTAND more than anyone the need for volunteers. I'll help in any way I can. Oh, you wanted a PM. Heh heh, Ok!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    The same thing it pays me to moderate
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    How exact are you looking for on the breakdowns. Due you need the fat, prot., etc in grams or just that I had 2 table spoons of salad dressing for 50 cals on my 300 calorie salad. I am looking at finally buying the Fitday package software and this might be the push to get it.
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    So have you set up your statistical analysis to be sure you are getting a large enough sample size to detect a difference? There is a free software program called g power that could help you.
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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by jaxgtr View Post
    How exact are you looking for on the breakdowns. Due you need the fat, prot., etc in grams or just that I had 2 table spoons of salad dressing for 50 cals on my 300 calorie salad. I am looking at finally buying the Fitday package software and this might be the push to get it.
    Grams and total calories for the day. report weekly

    Cohophysh...thanks for the SW Lead!
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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    One more thing, I'll need your email addresses in the PM to add to the working group email list. I don't publish them or sell them, and will respect your privacy by sending blind copy to you.
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