Sedentary Behaviours and Health Risk in Children and Youth
An exciting opportunity to participate in research!
What is the study about?
- This study is examining the impact of a full-day of sitting on markers of health, food intake, and physical activity in children and youth aged 10-14
What is expected of participants?
- Participants will need to visit the University of Ottawa on 4 occasions
- The 1st visit will last about 1.5 hours, and will involve a fitness test
- The 2nd, 3rd and 4th visits last from 7:30 AM until 5:00 PM, and will involve sitting, watching TV, playing video games, and doing school work, as well as blood sampling
- For a detailed description of the study, you can view the informed consent form here
What will you receive for participating?
- After study completion, you will receive a personalized profile of your physical activity and fitness levels, as well as indicators of health
- You will receive complimentary bus fare or parking during each visit
- Participants will also receive $40 following the completion of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th visits ($120 total)
This research project has received ethics approval from the CHEO Research Ethics Board and the University of Ottawa Office of Research Ethics and Integrity. If you have any questions about the research you may contact the CHEO Research Ethics Board office at 613-737-7600 ext 3272, the University of Ottawa Ethics Protocol Officer at 613-562-5387, or the study Principal Investigator, Dr. Mark Tremblay at 613-737-7600 ext 4114.
If interested in participating please contact:
- Travis Saunders – firstname.lastname@example.org 613 737 7600 Ext 4191
Finally, to download a poster with this information, please click here.
This study has been approved by the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Ethics Board.Subscribe to HALO's content by email