The University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine is recruiting participants for a new study. We are interested in understanding activities, sleep, and health in young adults. If you participate in this study, you will be loaned an Android smartwatch to wear for up to 12 months. During the study, you will answer short survey questions on your Android cell phone and/or the smartwatch. We are excited about this project because it is one of the first studies that will collect data through a smartwatch to study activities, sleep, and health in young adults across the United States. This knowledge may help create better strategies to prevent diseases like diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and cancer. You will be paid monthly for participating in this study.
The TIME Study is a new research project that uses Android-based smartphones and smartwatches to collect real-time data from YOU the participant to better understand how everyday activities affect your physical activity, sitting and sedentary behavior, and sleep. With this information, we hope this may help researchers to develop better behavior change interventions that can help people stay healthy.
Must live in the U.S.
Between the ages of 18-29 years old
Have an Android-based smartphone version of 6.0 or higher
Have over 2GB of data
Able to wear a smartwatch and answer real-time smartphone and smartwatch surveys in locations where you spend most of your time (work or at school) everyday
This study is funded by the NIH/NCI (U01HL146327) and approved by the USC IRB (HS-18-00605)
Health and Wellness, Psychology
Observational Study, Polls and Surveys
Weekdays, Weeknights, Weekends
30 minute(s) per session
You will be asked to complete 2 orientation sessions. Session #1 is a videoconference session that goes over the consent form in detail to review all parts of the study and you will be asked to sign if you're interested in participating. After consenting, we will walk you through downloading the study app onto your phone. Session #2 is a videoconference session to walk you through setting up our study app on a smartwatch that will be loaned to you
Up to $1200
This study doesn't require any in-person visits. Complete it in the comfort of your own home!