The Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Health Sciences offers a Master of Science degree in Nutrition. Thesis research studies completed by graduate students in nutrition have consistently been presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo). In addition, graduate students in our department have won awards and have been nominated for Best Master’s Thesis Oral presentation. Our Program offers small classes, opportunity to work closely with faculty, an excellent learning environment, and an opportunity to conduct research.
This collection features theses from Master of Science students in the Department of Nutrition Graduate Program at Central Washington University.
Theses from 2016
Comparison of a Body Shape Index and Body Mass Index as Predictors of Metabolic Syndrome: NHANES 2007-2012, Rotana M. Radwan
The Waist to Height Ratio is a Better Anthropometric Index of Abdominal Obesity and its Association with the Prevalence of Diabetes Among Asian Americans, Yu Xiao
Theses from 2015
Beverage Selections and Presence Affect Health Eating Index Scores in Lunches of Elementary Age Children, Whether from Home or School, Mary K. Barbee
A Comparison of Markers of Iron Status between Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Female High School Cross Country Runners. Is Routine, Pre-Season Screening Warranted?, Edward J. Callahan Jr
Community Readiness Assessment: Applications for Community Nutrition Research, Whitney E. Houser
Investigation Into School Lunch Quality Following Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act Implementation, Katherine N. Smith