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Looking for parents to take part in an Irish survey on children’s eating habits and parental feeding practices

Looking for parents to take part in an Irish survey on children’s eating habits and parental feeding practices           reply
06/05/2014 21:15 - Childrens Health (Locality: Galway)
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Title of project: Children’s eating habits and parental feeding practices: an Irish study.

Introduction
You are being invited to take part in a research study. Before you decide to participate, it is important for you to know why the research is being carried out and what is involved in the project. If there is anything that you are not clear about, I will be happy to discuss any matters with you. By taking part in the survey you will have to opportunity to be included in a prize draw to win one of four One for All vouchers (worth 20 Euros each).

Who is doing the research?
This research is being carried out by Sorcha Handley, who is a Health Psychology Masters student at the National University of Ireland Galway. Sorcha’s project is being supervised by Dr. Caroline Heary, and Dr. Jane Walsh who are Health Psychologists and Lecturers in the School of Psychology at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

What is the research about?
The study will examine if there is a relationship between children’s ability to self-regulate and feeding practices that parents may use to manage children’s food intake. The study aims to help us understand how children’s characteristics may influence the feeding strategies that parents use.

Who is being asked to take part in the research?
Irish parents with children in the 3-9 age bracket. Parents with more than one child in this age bracket will be asked to select the eldest child in this age range.

What will it involve if I take part?
In order to find out about how children respond to and approach food and their general self-regulation abilities you will be asked to complete a questionnaire.

If you would like to take part please follow the below link: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1615093/Children-s-eating-habits-and-parental-feeding-practices-an-Irish-study




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