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Qualitative Study - 1 Running Head: A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF OVERWEIGHT A Qualitative Study of Overweight People Perspectives and the Influence of Others Arizona State University @ the West Campus Abstract
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Qualitative Study - 2 The aim of this study was on gaining insight about the perspectives of overweight people. The goal was to determine why they felt they needed to diet. The study observed overweight individuals and observe how others treat overweigh individuals. Qualitative research methods were conducted by way of a documentary film review, a fictional film review, a documentary book review, and four contemporary qualitative peer reviewed journal articles. All of the observed people had attempted weight loss methods, but none had any lasting success. Results suggested that the observed people had been dieting to fit in socially, more than for any health related reasons. A Qualitative Study of Overweight People Perspectives and the Influences of Others
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Qualitative Study - 3 The intent of the qualitative study was to evaluate how much influence negative behaviors, opinions, and views have on an overweight person. The study was mostly focused on why the subjects chosen were trying to lose weigh. The study attempted to determine whether the subjects chosen were trying to lose weight for health related reasons or because of other people’s negative actions. The hypothesis for this study was that overweight people were more concerned on fitting in with what society considered beauty than satisfaction of life, or health. The study was to observe these select subjects and try to understand what life would be like as an overweight person. Overweight people may be physical restricted due to their size. Some may have trouble walking, climbing stairs, playing outdoors, or a combination of what many of us call the simple things in life. Being overweigh is a burden for lots of people, but for some dieting can help fix this problem. Many people know some health related reasons for dieting, like preventing heart related illnesses. Using this research it was deducted that overweigh people are more likely to diet based on peer pressure rather than their own health related issues. To fulfill the needs of this qualitative research, the researcher carefully watched and analyzed a Canadian documentary film called “ Fat Chance ” (McDonald, 1994). The documentary was about an overweight man, named Rick Zakowich, who was struggling to lose weight. The subject actually mentioned in the beginning of the film that he would be willing to give up four years of his life, just to be thin. This particular documentary had a twist in it. The subject actually changed his mind about dieting halfway through the documentary. The subject claimed to have found greatness within himself, and decided to quit dieting. After he quit dieting and accepted that he was an overweight man, he seemed to be quite happy with himself. In
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Qualitative Study - 4 passing, Zakowski spoke with a woman who made the comment that she would spend days in
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