The Presence of Friends Increases Food Intake in Youth
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00874055|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 2, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 2, 2009
Participants will be matched with either their friend or an unfamiliar peer who is the same gender and about the same age. Participants will have 45 minutes of free-play in an experimental room where they will have free access to energy-dense and nutrient-dense foods and an assortment of games and puzzles.
The investigators predict that participants eating with a friend will eat significantly more than participants eating with an unfamiliar peer. The investigators also predict that overweight participants eating with an overweight partner will eat significantly more than participants eating with a non overweight participant.
|Condition or disease|
|Total Caloric Intake Nutrient Dense Caloric Intake Energy Dense Caloric Intake|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||72 participants|
|Official Title:||The Presence of Friends Increases Food Intake in Youth|
|Study Start Date :||October 2007|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||October 2008|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2008|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00874055
|United States, New York|
|University at Buffalo, Division of Behavioral Medicine|
|Buffalo, New York, United States, 14214|
|Principal Investigator:||Sarah J Salvy, Ph.D.||University at Buffalo|