Hi-Activity study

What is the Hi-Activity Study?

Butler Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital are working together to conduct this study. The purpose of this study is to understand how best to help people living with HIV increase their physical activity. We focus on helping people find ways to increase their steps and walk more each day.

Each participant will receive a free Fitbit and some combination of individual coaching or other programs to help increase physical activity.

Programs will be offered by phone or over a secure video service like Zoom.

What does the study involve?
  • Wearing a Fitbit monitor
  • Attending individual study sessions with research staff over 6 months. Most of these sessions will be by phone or video.
  • Having two blood draws and completing surveys
Will I be compensated?
Yes, participants can receive up to $237.
  • Age 50 years or older
  • Be HIV+*
  • Want to increase your physical activity

*HIV status will be verified with health provider or medication

If you are interested in joining this study, call 401-793-3278 or fill out this form.

Butler Hospital

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