Your results section is the time when you report your findings from your literature
review. Here are some important tips to keep in mind when writing your results
? Begin with a very short introductory reminder of the research question.
This will just be a short statement that a literature review was completed
identifying dietary and exercise solutions to obesity.
? Remember to write concisely and objectively leaving out any opinion and
interpretation. Again, here you are writing as if you are a news reporter
just writing the facts.
? The results is a description of your main findings. Here you will discuss any
similarities and or differences in the dietary and/or exercise solutions
covered in your five references. This is not a time just to mention one by
one what each article offered rather what were the similarities and/or
differences in what they offered as dietary an/or exercise solutions to
? These are a few of the things to consider discussing when writing the
results section: Were there similarities in the types of dietary solutions
suggested in the articles, such as some suggesting low carb diets? Did some
suggest specific daily calorie intake and others did not? If several suggested
certain calories intake were they similar in their suggestion? Regarding
exercise solutions how did the articles compare on the types of exercise
offered? How did they compare on the frequency of exercise suggested?
Did they suggest a certain amount of time to exercise daily, weekly? You
may have found many similarities or vast differences in what was suggested
as solutions from your literature review and here is where you report those
? Remember to avoid using the words “I, me, my, mine.” For example,
instead you would begin statements by stating: The results regarding
exercise solutions identified indicate…….