UL Survey - A Study of Physical Activity, Sport & Exercise in Natural Settings
We are supporting UL who are conducting research which investigates participation in physical activity, sport and exercise in different settings. We would be grateful for your permission and support to seek consent from your club/affiliated members for their participation in the study.
The participants’ involvement in this project would be completely voluntary. Participants are invited to describe their perceptions of the environment quality, opinions, beliefs, and attitudes towards physical within natural and other settings (e.g., structured sport setting), self-reported frequency of physical activity. The survey format is an anonymous online survey which contains a number of questionnaires which explore the aforementioned topics. These short questionnaires should take approximately between 15 to 20 minutes to complete. The results of this study aim to provide a clearer scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying physical activity within the natural environment.
Please click survey link http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/gogreenexLAOIS
All information given and data collected will remain confidential and be stored on password protected hard drives which will be stored in a locked office in UL. The information is entirely anonymous and IP addresses are not stored. Data will be kept for a period of seven years, after which it will be deleted and/or disposed of sensitively as required under Data Protection legislation.
Participation in this study would be entirely voluntary and the players and athletes/members may chose not to consent or to withdraw consent and discontinue participation in this study at any time during the survey or afterwards. If you have any concerns or questions about the study, please contact the principal investigator Tadhg McIntyre
or 061-213430. Please find enclosed information sheets for participants which explains the exact details of the study.
Thank you for taking the time to read this and we would be very grateful if you would consider participating in this study by clicking the link.