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Analysis in nutrition research : principles of statistical methodology and interpretation of the results / edited by George Pounis.

Pounis, George, (editor.).
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Subject: Nutrition > Research > Analysis.
Nutrition > Research > Methodology.
Nutritional Sciences > methods.
Statistics as Topic > methods.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Research Design.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780128145579
  • ISBN: 0128145579
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 391 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: London : Academic Press is an imprint of Elsevier, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Analysis in nutrition research. Design of observational nutrition studies -- Study design in experimental settings -- Collection and management of dietary data -- Dietary pattern analysis -- Statistical analysis of retrospective health and nutrition data -- Statistical analysis of prospective health and nutrition data -- Meta-analysis of nutrition studies -- Principles of research publication -- Challenges in nutrition science. Mediterranean diet: a health-protective dietary pattern for modern times -- Polyphenol-rich diets in cardiovascular disease prevention -- Hydration and health -- Diet, healthy aging, and cognitive function -- Diet and bone health -- Diet and lung health.
Summary: Analysis in Nutrition Research: Principles of Statistical Methodology and Interpretation of the Results describes, in a comprehensive manner, the methodologies of quantitative analysis of data originating specifically from nutrition studies. The book summarizes various study designs in nutrition research, research hypotheses, the proper management of dietary data, and analytical methodologies, with a specific focus on how to interpret the results of any given study. In addition, it provides a comprehensive overview of the methodologies used in study design and the management and analysis of collected data, paying particular attention to all of the available, modern methodologies and techniques. Users will find an overview of the recent challenges and debates in the field of nutrition research that will define major research hypotheses for research in the next ten years. Nutrition scientists, researchers and undergraduate and postgraduate students will benefit from this thorough publication on the topic.
Source of Description Note: Description based on online resource; title from electronic title page (ProQuest Ebook Library, viewed January 15, 2019).
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