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Wellness, Lifestyle & Environmental Health

Wellness, Lifestyle & Environmental Health

Participate in Research is designed to connect potential volunteers with open research studies. We are looking for volunteers just like you to help answer important questions about wellness, lifestyle, and environmental health. This page lists wellness, lifestyle, and environmental health studies that may apply to you or someone you know. If you find a study that you’d like to participate in, you can contact the study team with questions or to volunteer. Join us to improve the health of others.

Active Studies

Transport Task/Pregnancy

This study examines how pregnant and non-pregnant women make decisions during common daily activities and tasks, like carrying objects. We want to determine if factors of physical and mental load influence these decisions differently between these groups. Participants will be asked to attend one, 50-60…

A Home-Based Prehabilitation Exercise Intervention for Improving Physical Function in Patients Receiving Chemotherapy Before Radical Cystectomy, Get Moving Trial

Prehabilitation refers to the process of improving a patient’s functional capabilities prior to a surgical procedure with the goal of decreasing post-surgical inactivity and physical decline. This clinical trial evaluates the utility of a personalized home-based prehabilitation exercise intervention for the improvement of physical function…

ADAPT Study

ADAPT study hopes to learn if body and brain changes can predict why weight loss stops. This study requires in-person and remote visits over 18 months at UW South Lake Union and Fred Hutchinson.1. Screening visit in-person: ~2 hours at UW SLU*remote tasks leading up…

Endometriosis Dietary Study

Active participation in the study is over a 12-week period. All participants will be asked to complete questionnaires online at 4 times during the study period (questionnaires focus on pain and quality of life questions)and are randomized to either a dietary intervention or a control…

Mobile Intervention to Support Mediterranean Diet (MedD) for Persons with Memory Loss

We are the study team from the University of Washington School of Nursing inviting you to join our research project. We are seeking participants interested in joining our upcoming study aimed at helping people aged 65 and older with changes in memory to eat healthier….

The MATCH Study

Chronic pain is a significant problem affecting millions of Americans. Research has shown that psychological treatments can help people with chronic pain manage their pain and improve their quality of life. Three psychological treatments shown to be effective for chronic pain include Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy…

Disinfectant Exposure Study

Benzalkonium chlorides (BACs) are widely used in various cleaning and disinfectant products. Individuals can be exposed to BACs from medical settings, restaurants, and homes or through consumer products or specific foods. Study participants will fill out a questionnaire about their occupation and use of products…

LetSync

This study is designed to help us understand how the use of a mobile app (LetSync) developed for couples can improve HIV healthcare outcomes. We are asking BIPOC couples assigned male at birth and living with HIV to use the app over the 8 month…

PEARL Study

Do you drink regularly? Feeling stressed? Want to use your phone to earn money? Use your phone to log thoughts, feelings, and behavior during the day. At the end, we’ll show you daily patterns in your mental health. You may earn up to $25/week for…

Testosterone in cancer survivors

The Testosterone in Cancer Survivors study is a research study in men, ages 18-54, who have received chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy for their cancer and are now off-treatment and in remission for at least 1 year. The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether…

NAD+ Study

Join our NAD+ study Be a part of groundbreaking NAD+ research. Essential for life, your body makes NAD+ naturally, and it can have profound effects on your health and lifespan. This study takes a deep look at thousands of measurements in your blood to see…

Mobile Support Intervention for Healthy Eating

We are looking for adults age 65 and older who are interested in healthy eating. The primary purpose of this study is to evaluate a new mobile intervention that allows people to track their diet and receive personalized recommendations. If you are interested and want…

COVID-19 and workers in the food industry

People working in the food industry (groceries, restaurants, food delivery, factories) during COVID have had a higher risk of getting the illness. Researchers at the University of Washington and Indiana University are interviewing people working in food service, delivery, or provision to understand their work…

Golden Age Activity Survey

This research study is a collaboration between the University of Wyoming and the University of Washington. We are asking you to complete this survey because you are over the age of 65 years. The purpose of this survey is to better understand various health behaviors…

Do More Feel Better

The University of Washington is conducting a research study called Do More Feel Better for adults aged 60 and older who attend senior centers and are experiencing depression. The program is based on research showing that increasing your participation in pleasurable and rewarding activities can…

Brain Activation and Satiety in Children 2 (BASIC2) Study

BASIC2 is studying ways to help overweight kids and their parents reach and maintain a healthy weight. This longitudinal study is trying to learn if the study medicine combined with family-based treatment helps kids better manage their weight. You and your child would attend free…

Contribute to advancing brain health. Help dementia patients. Learn more about your own health

The purpose of this pilot study is to record the daily human activities, and to develop predictive models of physical activity. We hope this study will enable researchers to test and validate new technologies that may subsequently be used to study and inform researchers and…

Family Caregiver Research Study

We are seeking caregivers who provide care for family members with dementia and pain to participate in a research study at Weill Cornell Medicine. This study is evaluating the “Pain Identification and Communication Toolkit (PICT)”, a novel intervention to help caregivers recognize and communicate about…

Seattle Children’s Power Training study for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Ambulatory children with cerebral palsy (CP) experience walking limitations which negatively influence their ability to physically participate in day to day life. The investigators propose that impaired muscle power generation is the key limiting factor affecting walking activity and participation. This proposal represents a combined…

Seattle Children’s Orthotic Study for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Ambulatory children with cerebral palsy (CP) demonstrate altered lower limb biomechanical alignment in walking (e.g. excessive hip/knee flexion or equinus during stance) and experience walking activity limitations that negatively influence their ability to participate in day to day life. Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFO) are a…

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