Nutrition research study looking for typically developing children age

Posting ID : A1068546892
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Volunteers

The Children's Mealtime Study located at the E.K. Shriver Center/UMass Medical School is looking for typically developing children ages 3-8 to participate in a research study on children's eating patterns, mealtime behaviors, and parent feeding practices.

The study involves one 2-3 hour visit at a UMass Medical School-affiliated site and parents complete a 3-day food record at home. During the visit children and parents are weighed and measured and parents complete a series of questionnaires on child eating patterns, behaviors, and their own feeding practices. Parents also receive training on keeping a food record at home to record what their child eats over three days. Children with intellectual/developmental delays will receive cognitive testing and parents will answer additional questions about children's developmental, adaptive, and social behavior.

Parents will receive up to $85 compensation in the form of a gift cards; children will receive a $15 gift card for their participation.

For more information contact Rosalie: Phone:

UMMS IRB Docket # H-H00001420

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