Research Volunteers

General Information

College of Kinesiology

How to get ready for a research study in the College of Kinesiology

  • You should have a good idea about what you will be doing before you agree to be part of any study.
  • Ask about parking if you are driving to the University of Saskatchewan campus for a study.
  • It may be helpful to ask how long the study takes.

What to do when you get here

What to expect during your time in a research study

  • The first thing the researcher will do is explain the study to you. 
  • At some time before you start the study, you will be asked to sign a form called a consent form, showing that you understand what the study is about and that you give permission to use your information for that specific study. The consent form will have information about the study as well as ways to contact the researcher.
  • Please ask questions if something is not clear.
  • You have the right to stop at any time during the study.

What to expect after participating in a research study

  • You should get a paper copy of the consent form before you leave. 
  • You are welcome to ask questions the study at any time. If you have already left, please contact the researcher using the information in the consent form. 
  • We sincerely hope that you have a great experience in the College of Kinesiology and will volunteer to be in future studies.

General research ethics information

  • All studies are approved by the University of Saskatchewan Research Ethics Board. 
  • More information about research ethics at the University of Saskatchewan can be found at the Research Ethics Office website.