Seeking participants

November 29, 2021

Sleep Revolution
Testing of new equipment VSN-21-070

We are looking for participants in scientific research.

 

Participants:  Men and women, in the age range of 18-99 years

 

Research, Sleepstudy: Equipment is sat up at RU or self applied and the participant sleeps at home.

 

The participants will possibly be asked to:

 

  • Set up 3 apps on their phone
  • Wear and use smartwatches
  • Keep a digital sleep diary
  • Do digital attention- and vigilance tasks once a week
  • Do cognitive functioning tasks
  • Have their heart rate and sweating measured during the cognitive tasks
  • Have their height and weight measured
  • Have their body composition measured
  • Do a three-night sleep study 

 

The participant will possibly be asked to: 

 

  • Do additionally one-night sleep study with the Nukute sleep collar, during the first night of the 3-night sleep study

 

Participation is free of charge.

 

All the participants will receive a letter with their results regarding sleep and whether the measurement indicates sleep apnea or another sleep disorder, upon request. If the results of the sleep study are considered to require further examination due to a possible sleep disorder, it will be advised to consult a doctor and seek appropriate treatment within the healthcare system.

 

If you are interested to participate, please answer the following screening questionnaire: https://is.gd/sr_screening  

 

If you have further questions regarding participation, please contact us on e-mail: sleeprevolution@ru.is

 

Individuals who participate can withdraw from the study at any time without explanation.

 

The guarantor for the project is Erna Sif Arnardóttir, Assistant Professor, Reykjavik University

 

The study has received permission from the The National Bioethics Committee and The Data Protection Authority (VSN-21-070)

 

Information latter for participants (in Icelandic)  – link to info

Information latter for participants (in English)  – link to info

 

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 965417