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Helping older adults become more active | the SITless study – Recruiting now!

Active Belfast's Rachel O'Reilly with SITless Participants at NICHS Event

Active Belfast’s Rachel O’Reilly with SITLess Participants at NICHS Event

The SITLess study is an EU-funded Horizon 2020 project conducted by Queen’s University Belfast in collaboration with six other institutions based in Europe.

The study aims to assess how combining an exercise referral programme with additional sessions to encourage active lifestyles can influence sitting time in older adults aged 65 years or over.

Recruitment for the full study has begun! Could you be part of this programme or know someone who could take part? Participants will be randomly selected to either:

If you would like more information or would like to take part, please contact Dr Jason Wilson or Mrs Nichola Laird at or telephone 028 9097 1641 – Monday and Tuesday: 9.00am – 5.00pm, Wednesday: 9.00am – 1.00pm

For more information please read the SITless synopsis.

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