Participatants Sought in First Responder Weight Management Survey

This study is examining how first responders (fire or EMS) select and use Internet and smartphone applications for weight management.

First responders age 18 and older who have used the Internet or a phone/tablet app for weight management or to find weight loss information can take part in this study and earn a $30 gift card. Participants will need to provide identification showing their first responder status and complete two surveys via email, one 20-minute initial survey and a 15-minute follow up survey.

All responses are confidential and individual study results will not be shared with associations, local governments or individual companies.

This pilot study is limited to the first 120 respondents. To find out more or sign up, email with “FR survey” in the subject line.

This study was approved by Towson University Institutional Review Board. Principal Investigator: Gerald J Jerome, PhD, Department of Kinesiology Towson University.