An Evaluation of the Health Education Theater Course

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Study coordinator
Name - Clinical Trials Office
Email - hs-clinicaltrials@ucdavis.edu
Phone - (855)823-1660

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Age: 18 years or older
Gender:
Any
Healthy Volunteers: Yes
Keywords: community health, community health education, Health Education Theater
Type: Behavioral study
Target:
100 Participants
Investigator:
Description
The purpose of this study is to see if the enrollment in a course (entitled “Health Education Theater”) causes any changes in five major outcomes.

These five outcomes include:
(1) the knowledge about guidelines about (a) physical activity and (b) diet/nutrition.

(2) compliance to these guidelines.

The third outcome is (3) the economic efficiency (e.g., return on investment (ROI)) estimated by a cost-benefit analysis (CBA)). This will account for productivity loss (e.g., income loss) saved in the long-term (e.g., life time).

The fourth outcome is (4) health related quality of life.

The fifth outcome is (5) self-perception well-being measures such as self-esteem and and selfefficacy.
This study requires

If you agree to participate in this research, you will be asked to complete a survey for four times scheduled below:

(i) A paper-form questionnaire during the 1st class (the week beginning April 1, 2019).

(ii) A paper-form questionnaire during the 10th class (the week beginning June 3, 2019).

(ii) An online questionnaire 6 months after the end of course (during the period of December 1-15, 2019). This will be sent via email.

(iii) An online questionnaire one year after the end of the course (during the period of June 1-15, 2020). This will be sent via email.

You will be asked questions about: (1) your knowledge about guidelines relating to (a) physical activity and (b) diet/nutrition

(2) your compliance to these guidelines.

Who can participate

Inclusion criteria:

  • University of California (UC) Davis students who register for the course entitled " Health Education Theater," to be held during the 2019 Spring Quarter, i.e., from April 2019 to June 2019.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Adults unable to consent
  • Individuals who are not yet adults (infants, children, teenagers)
  • Prisoners
  • Individuals who are not compliant to this project's guideline of health limitations. Under this project guideline, absences due to health limitations are not expected to exceed 3 days maximum in addition to standard class policy during the quarter. As long as a subject is compliant to this project guideline and the additional accommodations authorized by the UC Davis Student Disability Center (SDC), any student (including a pregnant woman student and a student with a disability) can participate in this study.
Benefits and risks of participating
BENEFITS:

We cannot promise any benefits to you as a result of taking part in this research study.


RISKS:

The study doctor will discuss the risks associated with taking part in this research study.
Compensation
You will not be paid to take part in this research study.
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Schedule
Study duration and period
If you agree to take part in this research, you will be asked to complete a survey for four times. It will take about 20 minutes to complete each survey.
Recruitment period
From Nov. 7, 2018
Location
UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95817
Contact
Clinical Trials Office
Research Topic
Conditions:
  • Community Health Education

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