MobileMen Study

Study Type

General Health & Wellbeing

Study Purpose

The MobileMen research study will assess the beliefs of African American men about using a mobile phone to assist in maintaining their physical activity habits. This study is designed to help researchers who develop mobile phone applications (apps) evaluate which tools help African American men to be successful at changing lifestyle behaviors.

About the Study

The field usability stage of the MobileMen research study will consist of African American men using the smartphone app for one month in their daily lives. Participants will be required to download the app to their smartphone and wear a FitBit activity tracker.

Study Design

Number of Visits:

  • Up to 2 study visits


  • Download MobileMen app
  • Test function of MobileMen app in daily living
  • Wear FitBit Activity Tracker

Study Qualifications

To participate in this research study, participants should:

  • Be an African American man
  • Be 18 years or older

Study Duration

Participation in this research study could last up to 4 weeks.


Compensation of up to $50 is offered for the completion of this portion of the study.

Study Contact

To learn more about the MobileMen research study, please call 225-763-2894 or email


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