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Freshmen 15 final final final
Freshmen 15 final final final
Freshmen 15 final final final
Freshmen 15 final final final
Freshmen 15 final final final
Freshmen 15 final final final
Freshmen 15 final final final
Freshmen 15 final final final
Freshmen 15 final final final
Freshmen 15 final final final
Freshmen 15 final final final
Freshmen 15 final final final
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  • 1. Freshmen -15By Christina Hwang, Joanne Kim, Hye Jin Lee, Audrey Park, Ji Young Park
  • 2. Overview• Problem: First year students at Rutgers University—New Brunswick gaining weight• Population: First year students at Rutgers University—New Brunswick• Paradigm: Freshman 15 Program at University of West Virginia, Cornell University Wellness Program, Sunday Workout Program at BEST Hall• Plan: College weight gain prevention program for first year students• Patron: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Health Outreach, Promotion and Education (H.O.P.E.), New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services• Price: $1,787
  • 3. problem• What is the freshman 15? • Although not necessarily accurate, it is the common phrase used to describe the weight gain that most freshmen in college suffer as they adjust to a new lifestyle.• Main Cause • Change from a student’s high school to college • lifestyle which includes: • Easier access to food • Less physical exercise • Added stress • Homesickness
  • 4. problemWeight gain in college starts in the freshman year and continuesthroughout the sophomore year for many students.
  • 5. PROBLEM
  • 6. problem• Scholar #4, Scholar #1 • Mental and emotional effects • Lead to eating disorders• Scholarly #5: • Study on female freshman students, body mass index was recorded • Questionnaire for relationship between weight gain and eating disorder• Scholarly #2, Scholar #3, Popular #1: • The rate of weight gain was rapid in the first semester • Not dependent on gender, in age, ethnicity.
  • 7. population• First year freshmen students at Rutgers University— New Brunswick
  • 8. population• Popular #3, Popular #5, Popular #2: • Research in Cornell University • Average of 4 pounds/12 weeks • Research by the federal government • Factors of weight gain during freshman year: evening snacks, lack of sleep due to studying • Significant weight gain
  • 9. paradigm• West Virginia University: Freshman Fifteen Program • 14-week program based on a point system. Each pound of weight, percent body fat, and circumference measurement will be worth points. • Winner receives a prize.• Rutgers University: B.E.S.T. Sunday Workout Program • Workout event every Sunday. • Credits to participants.• Cornell University Wellness Program • Two Weight Watchers groups on Cornell campus. • In-person guidance, strategies, and tips.
  • 10. paradigm• Popular #4 • Weight gain amongst freshmen students in Rutgers University and possible ways to prevent it. • Different programs running on campus in order to prevent “Freshman 15.”
  • 11. PLANUsing Social media platforms to reach out to people
  • 12. PLAN• To create a college weight gain prevention program for first year students • Point System: 10 people with the most points will receive a prize (gift card) • Programs/events: promote healthy lifestyle and weight loss • Personal Mentors: provide individuals in need of help with tips and encouragement
  • 13. patron• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention • (http://www.cdc.gov/)• Health Outreach, Promotion and Education (H.O.P.E.) • (http://rhshope.rutgers.edu/)• New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services • (http://www.state.nj.us/health/)
  • 14. Prices/budget• $200 • Gift cards for RU Express• $600 • $150 per guest speaker in the programs (1 per month for 1 semester)• $800 • Goodie bags (Welchs fruit snacks, Nature Valley, Water)• $187 • 500 Flyers• $0 • Student interns majoring in Nutrition to be personal mentors Total: $1,787
  • 15. Call to action• Weight gain in college is significant• “Triple P program” • Point System, Programs/events, Personal Mentors• Acknowledge the significance of weight gain in college and encourage students to maintain a healthy lifestyle through social media
  • 16. IF YOU SUPPORT US…• You will see changes in the following ways: • Students will be more educated in ways to have healthier lifestyles • Personal mentors can continue to help students even after the program ends • Fun way for students to gain support from peers

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