Study Type

Physical Activity

Study Purpose

Parents: Are you concerned about how your child’s weight is affected by low levels of physical activity?

The purpose of this 3-month research study is to determine how a family-based program, delivered by mobile phone to parents, can impact physical activity in their children.

Study Design

  • 1 Screening Visit
  • 1 Clinic Visit

Study Qualifications

  • Have a child aged  6-10 years old
  • Have a mobile phone that is able to receive text messages and access the internet

Study Duration

3 months


Participants will be compensated $200 at the end of the study.

Study Contact

If you are interested in volunteering for the P-MOBILE study, call 225-763-3000 or email clinicaltrials@pbrc.edu


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