Hydration Study 2020

Hydration knowledge and practice among recreational runners in Barbados

The University of the West Indies - Faculty of Sport - Mona Academy of Sport would like to conduct a research project to look at knowledge and belief of recreational runners in Barbados about

- hydration,

- the sources of hydration knowledge,

- the types of fluid used and reasons for hydration fluid choice.

This study is being done by Dr. Ingrid Burrowes as part of the requirement for completing her master’s degree in Sports Medicine at the University of the West Indies. The research will require persons to complete a short questionnaire through a video conferencing interview.

The results of this study will be used to develop educational materials targeting recreational runners in Barbados.

If you have further questions please feel free to contact

Dr. Sharmella Roopchand Martin, Head Mona Academy of Sport, who is the supervisor for this project, at +1-876-382-7143, email sharmella.roopchandmartin@uwimona.edu.jm or

Dr. Ingrid Burrowes – MSc. Sports Medicine Candidate at +1-246-234-4467, email: Dr.Burrowes@apexhealthmedicalcentre.com

Study Details

Research Consent Form


July 2020