Topete, 1
Homework #1
1. Obesity and the Role of Food Marketing: A Policy Analysis of Issues and
Remedies
Summary:
Seiders (2004) discusses how obesity has become a public health epidemic and is
rapidly developing into a problematic issue since it is now

Chapter 12
HP350
Spring 2016
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Statistical Testing
o
Null hypothesis significance testing (NHST) is the
procedure used to decide whether an (1) as
association between two variables or (2) an observed
difference between the groups,( e.g., control vs.
exper

Chapter 1
HP 350
Spring
1
Remember to turn
off cell phones
Behavior and Illness
Leading causes of death in the US in 1900 and
2000
The Need for Health
Behavioral Research
Changing patterns of illness
Acute Disorders
short-term medical illnesses (recover o

Chapter 8
HP 350
Fall 2016
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Mills Two Logic Methods
o
o
Method of Agreement
If X, then Y:
X symbolizes the presumed cause while
Y symbolizes the presumed effect.
X is a sufficient condition of Y because
X is adequate (enough) to bring about Y
Method of

HP 350
Spring 2016
1
What are Research Ethics
5 Principles of Research Ethics
Institutional Review Board (IRB)
2
Theory Research Practice
Research involving human subjects
constantly faces the danger of violating
someones basic rights, if only the rig

Topete 1
Nature of the Study
1. What is the purpose of this research? What is it about?
The purpose of this research study is to analyze college students dietary habits by
focusing on various social factors that can influence their behavior on what they c

Topete 1
Homework #5
1. The amount of time spent watching advertisements/commercials is the independent
and the measure of dietary habits is the dependent variable.
2. An article in the Journal of Obesity discusses the impact of food advertising on an
ind

Homework #4
1. Topic: I am primarily interested in social influences and dietary habits.
a. Theory: Advertisements will have a slight influence ones dietary habits
because previous research does demonstrate that people are more obliged to
buy food they se

Topete 1
With obesity rates increasing dramatically, it is important to discover what may be the cause of
this epidemic. Phillip Sparling, author of the article Obesity on Campus, states, during the
past few years, administrators and faculty members have

Homework 8
Sample Demographic: Gender
Code Book
Item
#
Construct
Variable
A1A2
Demographics
Gender, Ethnicity
D1D3
Amount of time spent
watching television
Hours of t.v. watched
What kind of show was watched
Likelihood to purchase what you saw on t.v.
G1G

Topete, 1
Homework #2
Topic: Dietary habits of college students
With obesity rates increasing dramatically, it is important to discover what may be
the cause of this epidemic. Phillip Sparling, author of the article Obesity on
Campus, states that during t

Topete 1
Homework 10: Future Research
1. What are the strengths and limitations of your current study?
Since this study used a sample size of only college students this is a limitation. A lot
of research on this topic focuses on young adolescents and thei

Chapter 1
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Changing patterns of illness overtime
Dealing with conflict
Tolerate the ambiguity
Employ critical thinking skills
Conduct more research
What is the scientific method?
Research implies using a form of what is traditio

Chapter 10
HP350
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How to Describe Data
o
In terms of its distribution.
o
In terms of its central tendency.
o
In terms of its spread or dispersion.
2
Distribution of data
o
Distribution- Describes how frequently each value
is reported.
- Frequ

Chapter 4
HP350
Spring 2016
1
Remember to turn off cell
phones
Discussion
In-Class Exercise (Lecture 2)
3
Example: Depression
Exercise
30 min of
swimming daily
Depression
CES-D Scale
4
Hypothesis: 30 min of daily exercise may reduce depression
Example: Sm

Chapter 5
HP350
Spring 2016
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phones
Self-Report Measures
o
Self-report measures-Eg., beliefs, attitudes, opinions, personality.
o
o
Include standardized measures, such as CES-D,
which are developed and scored according to
certai

Chapter 4
HP350 Spring 2010
1
Remember to turn off cell phones
Theories, Constructs, Independent Variable (IV) & Dependent Variable (DV)
3
Construct & Variables
Theories and hypotheses are made up of
ConstructsConstructsVariables-
Theories (relationship

Chapter 5
HP350 Spring 2010
1
Remember to turn off cell phones
Self-Report Measures
Self-report measures-Eg., beliefs, attitudes, opinions, personality.
Include standardized measures, such as CES-D, which are developed and scored according to certain rule

Chapter 7
HP350 Spring 2010
1
Why randomized experiments?
Randomized experiments help minimize threats to internal validity. Random experiments help bolster claim that X caused Y.
2
Randomized Experiment
Participants or groups are randomly assigned to

Chapter 8
HP 350 Spring 2010
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Nonrandomized Designs
For practical or ethical reasons, randomized experiments are not always possible. Nonrandomized studies are often referred to as Quasi-Experimental Designs. Like randomized experimental designs, these

Chapter 10
HP350 Spring 2010
1
How to Describe Data
In terms of its distribution. In terms of its central tendency. In terms of its spread or dispersion.
2
Distribution of data
Distribution- Describes how frequently each value is reported. - Frequency Dis

Chapter 12
HP350 Spring 2010
1
Statistical Testing
Null hypothesis significance testing (NHST) is the procedure used decide whether an observed difference between the groups,( e.g., control vs. experimental), is due to chance or the results of a real diff

Chapter 14
HP350 Spring 2010
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Midterm #2 Question
The p value associated with a statistical test indicates _ while the associated effect size indicates _. a. practical importance; statistical significance b. statistical significance; statistical power *

Chapter 15
HP 350 Spring 2010
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Two Types of Statistical Inference
Two types of statistical inference techniques are developed to deal with hypothesis testing parametric and nonparametric. Parametric statistics are what you have learned about: Product-mom

Chapter 3: Cells and Their Functions
Microscope: magnifying instrument needed to examine structures not visible with naked eye Compound light microscope: most commonly used, has two lenses, can magnify up to 1000x Transmission electron microscope (TEM):

Tissue- groups of cells with similar structure specialized to perform specific functions
o
Classified based on structure and function
Epithelial (covers surfaces, lines, cavities, and forms glands), connective (supports and forms framework of all parts o

Chapter 7
HP350
Spring 2016
1
Why randomized experiments?
o
Randomized experiments help minimize
threats to internal validity.
o
Random experiments help bolster claim that
X caused Y.
2
Randomized Experiment
o
o
o
o
o
Participants or groups are randomly a