TITLE

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND DIETARY INTAKE AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS

AUTHOR(S)
Dinger, Mary K.
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
American Journal of Health Studies;1999, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p139
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract: This study was conducted to determine physical activity and dietary intake among college students living in residence halls and fraternity or sorority (F/S) housing. Data were collected and analyzed from 743 university students who were 18 years of age or older and lived in residence halls or in F/$ housing. Overall, subjects reported more frequent participation in physical activity during the previous week and consumption of fewer servings of fruits an d vegetables and m ore servings of high fat foods the previous day than students nationally. The average student in this study failed to meet current physical activity and dietary intake recommendations.
ACCESSION #
4341991

 

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