The internal review board (IRB) is charged with identifying potential risks to participants; these are often
risks that are unnoticed by the researchers as they plan a study. Identify concerns that the board might have regarding each of the following examples. Keep in mind that research risks include physical, mental, and social risks beyond those found in typical daily activities.
As a kinesiologist interested in the relation between physical activity and academic performance, Danny proposes to limit the exercise of one group of children in his study while allowing the other group to exercise as they normally would.