EXPLORATION OF THE PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF HEART RATE MONITOR USE DURING EXERCISE
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Melissa Marotta, MS-II, University of Vermont College of Medicine, STAR 3 Spinning Instructor, MDA, Certified Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise
You are being invited to take part in a research study. This study is being conducted by the University of Vermont College of Medicine. The purpose of this study is to assess the thoughts and experiences that individuals may have while exercising with heart rate monitors.
You will be asked to answer a series of questions about what you think about while you exercise with your heart rate monitor, which should take approximately ten minutes to complete. You should respond with your “gut” responses that immediately come to mind after reading each question.
All information you provide is anonymous. Your participation in this study is fully voluntary and you may choose not to participate.
The results of the investigation may be published. The information obtained during this study is confidential and your identity will remain anonymous in any publications.
If you have any questions concerning your participation please contact Melissa Marotta at firstname.lastname@example.org or (646) 957-4836.
Questions concerning your rights as a participant in this research can be directed to Nancy Stalnaker, Director of the Research Protections Office at the University of Vermont in 245 South Park/ Suite 900, UVM, (802) 656-5040.
Your consent to participate is implied upon the completion of the survey.