UCT Gaming Research Study - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

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LOOKING FOR GAMERS TO PARTICIPATE IN A RESEARCH STUDY AT UCT!

(No more slots open for 2018 intake. Those interested may contact for 2019 intake for February/March)

HOW HEALTHY ARE COMPETITIVE COMPUTER GAMERS?

The aim of this study is to characterize and compare the physical health and mental performance of competitive adult computer gamers to non-gamers.

You can volunteer if you:
  • Are male or female between 18 and 30 years of age
  • Reside in Cape Town
  • Are a competitive computer gamer or are a non-gamer
  • Are available to come to our laboratory between 20 January and 30 May 2019
  • Have not been diagnosed with and are not on any medication known to influence sleep
What is involved?
  • Complete a few questionnaires about your health and gaming history
  • Have your height, weight, waist circumference and blood pressure measured
  • Donate 3 teaspoons of blood to assess your risk for heart disease or diabetes
  • Perform three computerized tests to assess your mental function (follow-up session)
  • Wear a small sleep monitor on your wrist and keep a sleep diary for 7 days
What are the benefits?
  • Learn more about your own health and mental performance

If you are interested in taking part in the study and would like additional information, please contact:
Chadley Kemp / chadleyk@outlook.com / Whatsapp: 074 330 9617
 

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