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Seeking night shift workers
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Adelaide weight loss study seeking night shift workers that are overweight.

Are you a shift worker, overweight, and work at least four night shifts a fortnight? This Adelaide study is looking at different types of diets to help with weight loss and improving overall health.

 

You may be eligible if you are:

- Current night or rotating shift worker working 2-night shifts per week or 4 night shifts every fortnight

- Aged ≥ 25 and ≤ 65 years

- Overweight

 
What's involved?

The study runs for 18 months. During that time, you will meet with a dietitian 8 times over 6 months and then two times over 12 months for follow-up.

On 3 separate occasions you will need to:

∙ provide a fasting blood sample

∙ undergo body composition tests using a Dual X-ray Absorptiometry

∙ complete some questionnaires about sleep, lifestyle, mental well-being, and physical activity

∙ have your weight measured

∙ receive dietitian support

 

Participants will receive a $100 petrol voucher.

To find out more please visit our website, and start the screening process for entry into the study www.monash.edu/swiftstudy

For further information please contact us email: unisa.researchvolunteers@unisa.edu.au or Ph: 8302 1365

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