Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
- A few studies have explored the effects of providing parents with health information about their children. However, more information is needed about the relationship between awareness of health information and changes in behavior. This study will investigate the impact of health information on choices that mothers make about food for their children.
- Mothers with a biological child between the ages of 4-5 years old may be eligible for this study. Participants are recruited from the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
- In this study, before visiting the research center, participants will answer online questionnaires about their children's health and eating habits and their own health and eating habits.
- At the research center, participants will use a virtual reality model of a buffet to make food choices for their children. Participants will be introduced to the computer-based virtual buffet scenario as a training session to prepare for using the buffet during the experimental context. While in the virtual environment, participants wear a video helmet that allows them to see the virtual buffet scenario.
- After the training session, participants will watch an interactive computer presentation about a health topic.
- Participants will then visit the virtual buffet scenario again for the formal session, and will choose a virtual lunch meal for their child as before.
- At the end of their visit, participants will complete post-test questionnaires about their experiences during the experiment and other research-related information.
- The total time for the study is approximately 90 minutes. The participants' children will not be asked to take part in the study.
- Women at least 18 years of age who have a biological child between the ages of 4 and 5 who has no major food allergies or diet-related health conditions, developmental delays, or disabilities. You may not take part in the study if you have a history of seizures and/or are pregnant.
This study will investigate the impact of health information on choices that mothers make about food for their children. Mothers will use a virtual reality model of a buffet to make food choices.
Mothers with a biological child between the ages of 4-5 years old may be eligible for this study. Participants are recruited from the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
Study participants will complete two sets of surveys and one task. Participants will complete a web-based survey before coming in for a study appointment. When participants arrive for their appointment, they will watch an interactive presentation on health information. Next, participants will interact in a virtual environment and will be asked to select virtual lunch for their child from a buffet. While in the virtual environment, a participant wears a head-mounted video unit that allows her to see elements of the environment. Finally, participants will complete an additional computer-based survey. The total time for the study is approximately 90 minutes. The participants' children will not be asked to take part in the study.
This study will investigate issues around the impact of health information on choices that mothers make about food for their children. Participants will perform tasks that include completing computer-based surveys, watching an interactive computer-based presentation about health information, participating in a virtual reality model by selecting virtual lunch for their children from a buffet, and completing a computed-based exit survey. As part of the study, participants will wear a virtual reality helmet and be immersed in a buffet where they will select virtual lunch for their child.
For this study, we are only recruiting women that have a biological child between the ages of 4-5 years old. You may not take part in the study if you have a history of seizures and/or are pregnant.
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 9000 Rockville Pike
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:11-0400
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of a single dose of HMPL-689 in healthy volunteers To determine the pharmacokinetic profile of single oral doses of HMP...
The purpose this study is to evaluate the safety and toleration of PF-03049423 following multiple dose administration as an oral solution to healthy young adult volunteers and healthy elde...
The purpose of the study is to investigate whether orally administered BAX 513 (different doses administered for 5 days) affects hemostatic parameters in healthy volunteers.
This open-label, parallel group study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of single doses of inclacumab in Japanese healthy volunteers compared to...
A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to determine whether fish oil supplementation regulates peripheral levels of specialized pro-resolving mediators and white blood cell r...
The pharmacokinetics (PK) of β-lactam antibiotics in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients has been compared with that in healthy volunteers for over four decades; however, no quantitative models exist that ...
As with all early-stage testing of investigational drugs, clinical trials targeting HIV/AIDS can pose unknown risks to research subjects. Unlike sick participants seeking a therapeutic benefit, the mo...
Understanding the pharmacokinetics in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients is important for dosing. For antibiotics with extensive metabolism, however, a comparison of metabolite formation and elimination be...
The objective of this study was to evaluate the electrocardiographic effects of hawthorn in healthy adult volunteers. It was double-blind cross-over trial randomized 20 healthy adult volunteers to rec...
Alpha-2 agonists are direct peripheral vasoconstrictors by activation of vascular smooth muscle alpha-2 adrenoceptors. The impact of this response during dexmedetomidine infusion remains poorly quanti...
Persons with no known significant health problems who are recruited to participate in research to test a new drug, device, or intervention as controls for a patient group. (from http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/recruit/volunteers.html, accessed 2/14/2013)
Hospital or other institutional ethics committees established to consider the ethical dimensions of patient care. Distinguish from ETHICS COMMITTEES, RESEARCH, which are established to monitor the welfare of patients or healthy volunteers participating in research studies.
Human experimentation that is not intended to benefit the subjects on whom it is performed. Phase I drug studies (CLINICAL TRIALS, PHASE I AS TOPIC) and research involving healthy volunteers are examples of nontherapeutic human experimentation.
Healthy People Programs are a set of health objectives to be used by governments, communities, professional organizations, and others to help develop programs to improve health. It builds on initiatives pursued over the past two decades beginning with the 1979 Surgeon General's Report, Healthy People, Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives, and Healthy People 2010. These established national health objectives and served as the basis for the development of state and community plans. These are administered by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP). Similar programs are conducted by other national governments.
Governmental guidelines and objectives pertaining to public food supply and nutrition including recommendations for healthy diet and changes in food habits to ensure healthy diet.
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism ...