Energy content of frequently purchased restaurant meals
Dr Sue Reeves, Dr Caroline Childs
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- Different ways to approach reading a scientific journal paper
- The defining features of cross-sectional studies
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- Limitations of cross-sectional studies
- Potential sources of bias in the reporting of research studies
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- Read and critique a scientific paper
- Consider the context of the research conducted
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Dr Sue Reeves
Head of Undergraduate Studies and Student Experience, Department of Life Sciences, University of Roehampton.
Dr Sue Reeves is the Head of Undergraduate Provision and Student Experience in the Department of Life Sciences at the University of Roehampton. She is a Senior Fellow of the HEA, a Registered Nutritionist and Fellow of the AfN, where she is also a CPD assessor and Regional Rep.
The session discusses Dr Susan B Roberts’ 2018 paper Measured energy content of frequently purchased restaurant meals: multi-country cross sectional study BMJ.
About Journal Club Chair, Dr Caroline Childs
Each Journal Club session is chaired by Dr Caroline Childs, Nutrition and Metabolism subject lead in Medicine at the University of Southampton. She received student-nominated awards for ‘most engaging lecturer’ and ‘best pastoral support’ and a colleague-nominated award for teaching excellence. Dr Childs is a Nutrition Society Ambassador and a South East Regional Representative for the Association for Nutrition.
As she says, “Developing skills in critical appraisal is an essential part of being a competent nutrition professional – whether you’re a dietitian, nutritionist or health professional specialising in nutrition.”
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Nutrition research reported in the media often highlights mixed or contradictory results between studies. So, as a nutrition professional, how can you ensure you use the strongest available evidence to inform your practice?
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