Participants needed for a study on falls and walking: earn £10 per hour
13 November 2015
The aim of this research is to understand how errors in vision and movement contribute to falls.
The target will be a light on the floor in front of you, located at a comfortable stepping distance.
What would taking part involve?
Taking part in this study will involve one session of 2 hours.
We will record the position of your body, the forces you exert on the ground and your eye movements whilst you take a step. All techniques used are non-invasive.
The testing session will take place at 33 Queens Square, London, WC1N 3BG on the 5th floor.
Participants will be paid £10 per hour.
Am I eligible?
You are eligible if
- you are OVER 18-years old
- you DO NOT have any known neurological, sensory, muscular or orthopaedic disorder
- you DO NOT use glasses or varifocal contact lenses during every-day walking
If you are interested in taking part please email Matt Bancroft.
All data will be collected and stored in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
This study has been approved by the UCL Research Ethics Committee (Project ID Number): 5326/001
Matt Bancroft , PhD Student Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience & Movement Disorders, UCL Institute of Neurology