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Catawba Student Makes Poster Presentation at Honor Society Convention

April 09, 2015

Category: Academics, Events, Sport & Health Sciences, Students


KyleMechling15.jpgKyle Mechling of Quinton, Va., a double major in Physical Education and Spanish, presented a poster at the 2015 Alpha Chi Honor Society National Convention in Chicago in March. 

His poster highlighted his mixed methods research project entitled College weight change: the perception of upperclassmen on their weight change from freshman year.

Mechling’s research concluded that the average upperclassman college student experiences a significant perceived weight change from his/her freshman year and this perceived weight change is caused by a variety of factors including diet, motivation and/or perception.