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More Active Study

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Active Blackpool are looking for approximately 100 participants aged 18 to 60 years and over, for an exercise study aimed at people who currently do not exercise. Participation in the 12 week study is free, however participants:

  • Are restricted to the exercise prescribed in the study at either Blackpool Sports Centre or Moor Park Health and Leisure Centre
  • Must record their activity on a mobile app
  • Exercise approximately 2 hours per week for the study period
  • Complete some short online surveys
  • Have some non-evasive body measurements and simple fitness tests taken at the beginning and end of the study.

All of your data will be made anonymous when recorded for the study

The participating centres are Blackpool Sports Centre and Moor Park Health and Leisure Centre.

To apply for a place on the study, please complete the More Active Study Application by the 25 November.

Please note the following provisional timetable for the study, which you will be required to undertake if selected:

Study schedule dates
Dates conducted Description Duration
7 to 20 December Welcome session induction appointment 60 minutes
11 to 17 January Fitness testing appointment and online survey 30 minutes
17 January to 11 April Study training period 12 weeks
12 to 18 April Fitness testing appointment and online survey 30 minutes

Full study consent forms will be emailed to you if you are selected for a place on the study.