A Research Study about Increasing Physical Activity

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are looking for families to participate in a research study about increasing physical activity.

This study may be a good fit for you if you and your family want to start moving more – whether for your health, enjoyment or to spend time together.


You may qualify if you:

  • Are able to read and speak English

  • Have a smartphone

  • Live in the Philadelphia area

  • Are 14 years of age or older

Your family may qualify if:

  • Someone in your family who is at least 65 years old can join
  • At least one person in the family lives in Philadelphia
  • Everyone from your family who participates lives within an hour’s drive of each other
  • Each person has a smartphone

Research participants will:

  • Receive a Fitbit
  • Receive a prepaid cash card for completing surveys
  • Participate for 18 months