Dietary and Physical Activity Patterns of Marching Artists Survey

NYU Steinhardt, Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health has asked us to pass along this information about an important survey they are currently conducting.

New York University researchers are conducting research on dietary and physical activity patterns in the marching arts and would love for you to participate. Please consider taking part!

Little research has been done on the dietary habits that support the physical demanding nature of the marching arts. Additionally, marching artists are prone to injury and poor dietary choices can make them even more at risk for injury. Determining the current dietary and physical activity patterns of marching artists can allow for appropriate nutrition education to be developed and implemented.

This research consists of one survey, which should take about 30 to 40 minutes to complete. After completing the survey, you can provide your e-mail address if you would like to be entered in a lottery to win one of twenty $25 Amazon gift cards. You will also have the option to receive your results via e-mail when the study is complete.

Those who are between the ages of 18-64 and who participated in the marching arts in 2015 are eligible to participate in this study. Your participation in this research is voluntary, and you may also skip any questions you feel uncomfortable answering. The consent form with more information is present on the first page of the survey.

We are happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have about this study through our contact information below. Written questions or concerns can be sent to the University Committee on Activities Involving Human Subjects, New York University, 665 Broadway, Suite 804, New York, New York, 10012, or by phone at (212) 998-4808.

Please click on the following link if you would like to take the survey:
https://nyu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8dbCR4uDZUIMYGV

Thank you for your help in this project!

Kathleen Woolf, PhD, RD, FACSM
Assistant Professor of Nutrition

Colleen McConnell
Graduate Student in Clinical Nutrition

Photo courtesy of the NYU Steinhardt Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health