Thank you for taking the time to consider taking part in this study! Please review the following terms of the research before continuing. For any questions or concerns, I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org at any time. You may also contact UAL’s Research Management and Administration team at email@example.com
Title of Research Project:
A Participatory Design Approach to Sportswear for People with Upper Limb Impairment
Name and Position of Researcher:
Jennifer Poage, PhD Candidate, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London (UAL)
It is crucial that confidentiality be maintained about this project, which is still being developed. Participants must not discuss, publish, or commercialise any part of this research.
What is the purpose of the study?
This research aims to present guidance for sportswear designers to approach better inclusion of consumers with upper limb impairment.
Why have I been invited?
You are considered a key stakeholder in inclusive sportswear design, and your experiences and knowledge are critical to this research. Your input is highly valued!
What will I have to do?
You will be asked to review an original diagram meant to improve inclusive design practice and then to answer a series of feedback questions.
Do I have to take part?
No. You are not obligated to leave any feedback. If you do leave feedback and decide (up to two weeks later) you do not want your contributions used in the study, please contact the researcher.
What are the possible disadvantages taking part?
No new designs or sportswear will actually be produced in this study; the purpose is to study how to make a better design process. Intellectual property generated from the research and participant contributions belongs to the researcher.
What are the possible benefits of taking part? What will happen to the results of the research study?
The results will be used to contribute to a practical framework for a more inclusive sportswear design practice. The final research result will be presented in a PhD thesis and may also be used for academic publications or conferences.
What will happen to my data?
This form is GDPR compliant. You have the right not to disclose any personal or confidential information. No identifying data will be published.