Participants needed in Movement Observation in Children and Adolescents research study

August 8, 2017

The Physical Activity and Health Lab seeks children and adolescents 1.5-17 years old to be a part of a research study to assess physical activity measurements using accelerometer technology. Participants will be asked to conduct their normal, every day activities while wearing two activity trackers and being recorded by a video camera to track their physical activity levels.

The lab's research staff will travel to meet the participants and work around their schedules. Four 1-hour sessions are required per the schedule below. Participants will receive a $20 Target Gift Card for full participation. 

Requirements:

Session 1: Home
Session 2: Playground/Sports/Activity Class
Session 3: Community/Club/Work
Session 4: School/Library

Please follow this link to see if your child qualifies: tinyurl.com/MOCA-study.

Contact Sam Zeff with any questions: szeff@umass.edu.