Volunteers needed for research

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Note: we are mainly looking for non-gamers (i.e. individuals who play games 0-2h per week) however gamers may also apply

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.

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 on two occasions (1 week apart)
✓ have not been diagnosed with and are not on any medication known to influence sleep

You can volunteer for this study

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
➢ 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
KMPCHA004@myuct.ac.za
 

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