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Implementing a Behavioural Pilot Survey for the Stage-based Study of the whole Journey Traveller Experience

Yusak O. Susilo, Oded Cats, Marco Diana, Gabriela Rodica Hrin, Andree Woodcock
2015 Transportation Research Procedia  
Administering the pilot survey resulted in a total of 554 interviews in eight different European cities.  ...  A pilot survey has been implemented to help identify what kind of information should be collected to this effect.  ...  Acknowledgements The pilot survey here described is an activity of the on-going European project METPEX (A MEasurement Tool to determine the quality of the Passenger Experience, www.metpex.eu), which has  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trpro.2015.12.015 fatcat:72utb7b4qbfxvewkxcbmwh2noq

Mood, Activity Participation, and Leisure Engagement Satisfaction (MAPLES): a randomised controlled pilot feasibility trial for low mood in acquired brain injury

Andrea Kusec, Fionnuala C Murphy, Polly V Peers, Cara Lawrence, Emma Cameron, Claire Morton, Andrew Bateman, Peter Watson, Tom Manly
2020 Pilot and Feasibility Studies  
This study outlines a parallel-arm pilot feasibility trial for individuals with low mood and ABI that compares a traditional vs experiential BA group vs waitlist controls.  ...  Its premise is that individuals with low mood avoid planning and engaging in activities due to low expectations of a positive outcome.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank a service user and the clinical staff of Cambridgeshire Community Services for their tremendous support they have provided in setting up this trial.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40814-020-00660-8 pmid:32974044 pmcid:PMC7507282 fatcat:aniolqcqyfhxzkzfxpzsfumd24

Factors affecting participant recruitment and retention in borderline personality disorder research: a feasibility study

Julia Woo, Hamnah Shahid, Alannah Hillmer, Alamna Abdullah, Sarah Deshpande, Balpreet Panesar, Nitika Sanger, Zena Samaan
2021 Pilot and Feasibility Studies  
Methods Adult inpatients in a tertiary psychiatric hospital were approached about participating in a cross-sectional study of borderline personality disorder.  ...  Background Previous studies have shown that stigma is a major barrier to participation in psychiatric research and that individuals who participate in psychiatric research may differ clinically and demographically  ...  Stigma is also a common barrier to participation in psychiatric studies in general.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40814-021-00915-y pmid:34544490 fatcat:ddvossw2sbaqng3eybmzh7bskq

Safety and feasibility of an interactive workshop and facilitated outdoor walking group compared to a workshop alone in increasing outdoor walking activity among older adults: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Ruth Barclay, Sandra Webber, Jacquie Ripat, Theresa Grant, C. Allyson Jones, Lisa M. Lix, Nancy Mayo, Cornelia van Ineveld, Nancy M. Salbach
2018 Pilot and Feasibility Studies  
Methods: A pilot 2-parallel-group randomized controlled trial was conducted.  ...  Limited outdoor walking is a marker of frailty and a risk factor for decline in mobility and self-care functioning, social isolation, and reduced health-related quality of life (HRQL).  ...  Consent for publication NA Competing interests The authors declare that they have no competing interests.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40814-018-0367-4 pmid:30519481 pmcid:PMC6263561 fatcat:mussudka6fdn7d4ebehadvy42m

A pilot study of Arizona Battery for Communication Disorders of Dementia. Validation in Normal Greek Population. [Abstract]

Dionysios Tafiadis, Spyridon Konitsiotis, Grigorios Nasios
2017 Figshare  
The sample was taken in random order.  ...  be considered in computer dependency treatment.  ...  At this stage of the research we consider our work to be a pilot study. We aim to involve a larger number of participants in the near future.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.5263696.v3 fatcat:qncfyymbpjc2tlkik4q2cecdw4

Improving social inclusion for people with dementia and carers through sharing dance: a qualitative sequential continuum of care pilot study protocol

Mark W Skinner, Rachel V Herron, Rachel J Bar, Pia Kontos, Verena Menec
2018 BMJ Open  
The study involves a qualitative sequential pilot study of the innovative Baycrest NBS Sharing Dance Seniors programme underway in non-metropolitan regions of two Canadian provinces.  ...  A series of publicly available reports, seminars and symposia will be undertaken in collaboration with knowledge user and collaborating organisation partners.  ...  Contributors MWS and RVH are the study co-principal investigators and led the writing of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026912 pmid:30498050 fatcat:k375istcmvgqfhog7bpx7d24dq

Engagement intervention versus treatment as usual for young adults with serious mental illness: a randomized pilot trial

Michelle R. Munson, James J. Jaccard, Lionel D. Scott, Sarah C. Narendorf, Kiara L. Moore, Nadia Jenefsky, Andrea Cole, Maryann Davis, Todd Gilmer, Rei Shimizu, Kristin Pleines, Kamilyah Cooper (+3 others)
2020 Pilot and Feasibility Studies  
The study combines qualitative methods, a small pilot randomized trial, and a small cost-benefit analysis.  ...  This pilot and feasibility study utilizes a hybrid research design, examining feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary impact, alongside implementation.  ...  We would also like to thank the editor and reviewers of the study protocol paper whose comments improved the revised manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40814-020-00650-w pmid:32714561 pmcid:PMC7376671 fatcat:ibbmu32klvalreq4tui5ii7hlq

Preventing falls among older fallers: study protocol for a two-phase pilot study of the multicomponent LIVE LiFE program

Marianne Granbom, Lindy Clemson, Laken Roberts, Melissa D. Hladek, Safiyyah M. Okoye, Minhui Liu, Cynthia Felix, David L. Roth, Laura N. Gitlin, Sarah Szanton
2019 Trials  
Methods: The study involves two phases: an open-label pilot, followed by a two-group, single-blinded randomized pilot trial.  ...  The open-label pilot participants (n = 3) receive the program without randomization and are assessed based on their experience, resulting in a stronger emphasis on the participant's personal goals being  ...  We have combined an open-label pilot and a single-blind randomized pilot trial in a two-phase protocol.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13063-018-3114-5 fatcat:pq2jgvpqrncepbtq6pkegp26ge

Measuring Environmental Justice in Real Time: A Pilot Study Using Digital Participatory Method in the Global South, Nepal

Rehana Shrestha, Klaus Telkmann, Benjamin Schüz, Pramesh Koju, Reshma Shrestha, Biraj Karmacharya, Gabriele Bolte
2022 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
This pilot study proved the possibility to assess perceptions of environmental justice issues and demonstrated the necessary steps to using digital participatory method for assessing subjective perception  ...  This study explored the feasibility of a bottom-up digital participatory (via mobile phones) approach using ecological momentary assessment (EMA) to capture individuals' subjective experience of environmental  ...  proj=802, accessed on 11 April 2022) piloted in Bremen, Germany. We would acknowledge Johanna Schönbach for her contribution in the study design of the original study DASEIN.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph19084752 pmid:35457618 pmcid:PMC9024717 fatcat:gdug6txxrbbgzjdwkh2jyra6bi

A Pilot Study on the Satisfaction of Long-Term Care Services in Taiwan

Amy H. I. Lee, He-Yau Kang, Yu-Ai Liu
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
In this paper, the public attitude towards long-term care and the satisfaction of long-term care services in Taiwan are examined.  ...  The contribution of this study is significant because some of the factors investigated in the study should be stressed by the government or institutions to provide more satisfactory services to the elderly  ...  A SEM-ANN model for examining the long-term care service problem is proposed in Section 3. A case study is performed in Section 4. Conclusions and remarks are made in the final section.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph19010090 pmid:35010350 pmcid:PMC8751236 fatcat:jxwspkpfffbwvb2sttpbkf3dpu

Vocational rehabilitation to enhance return to work after trauma (ROWTATE): protocol for a non-randomised single-arm mixed-methods feasibility study

Denise Kendrick, On behalf of the ROWTATE study team, Roshan das Nair, Blerina Kellezi, Richard Morriss, Jade Kettlewell, Jain Holmes, Stephen Timmons, Kay Bridger, Priya Patel, Adam Brooks, Karen Hoffman (+1 others)
2021 Pilot and Feasibility Studies  
This study assesses feasibility of delivering a vocational rehabilitation intervention to enhance return to work and improve quality of life and wellbeing in people with at least moderate trauma to inform  ...  This protocol describes a feasibility study delivering a complex intervention to enhance return to work in those with at least moderate trauma. Trial registration ISRCTN: 74668529.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank our Patient and Public Involvement group for their wide ranging involvement in the development of the feasibility study and Lauren  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40814-021-00769-4 pmid:33472707 fatcat:3q2tvyuhbjalrhzu4yuoxdkvnq

Polygraph examination of British sexual offenders: A pilot study on sexual history disclosure testing

Daniel T. Wilcox *, Daniel E. Sosnowski
2005 Journal of Sexual Aggression  
He advised that their use in isolation is of limited utility Tacking 'contextual relevance' when they do not form part of a detailed individualised assessment'.  ...  To reduce the likelihood of such effects, it was necessary to precede the present study with a pilot investigation.  ...  ASSESSMENT OF RISK FOR PSR/OTHER PURPOSES Where risk needs to be assessed for purposes other than treatment planning, the validity of psyehometrie test responses needs to be taken into eonsideration, as  ... 
doi:10.1080/13552600410001667797 fatcat:l5uj6j4sxfbmnljaifios52utu

Salivary Cortisol Levels and Depressive Symptomatology in Consumers and Nonconsumers of Self-Help Books: A Pilot Study

Catherine Raymond, Marie-France Marin, Anne Hand, Shireen Sindi, Robert-Paul Juster, Sonia J. Lupien
2016 Neural Plasticity  
The goal of this pilot study was to perform the first psychoneuroendocrine analysis of consumers of self-help books in comparison to nonconsumers.  ...  In an explorative secondary analysis, we also split consumers of self-help books as a function of their preference for problem-focusedversusgrowth-oriented self-help books.  ...  Acknowledgment This pilot study was funded by an internal grant from the Centre for Studies on Human Stress.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2016/3136743 pmid:26839713 pmcid:PMC4709678 fatcat:c7e6275zejam5ofbcudrtmcey4

MapMySmoke: feasibility of a new quit cigarette smoking mobile phone application using integrated geo-positioning technology, and motivational messaging within a primary care setting

Robert S. Schick, Thomas W. Kelsey, John Marston, Kay Samson, Gerald W. Humphris
2017 Pilot and Feasibility Studies  
Our feasibility study consists of assessment of an initial app version during and after use by eight patients recruited from an NHS Fife GP practice.  ...  In addition to evaluation of the app as a potential smoking cessation aid, we have assessed the user experience, technological requirements and security of the data flow.  ...  In two additional studies, Reitzel et al. [12] and Mitchell et al. [13] both marry ecological momentary assessments (EMA) data with geospatial data.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40814-017-0165-4 pmid:28725452 pmcid:PMC5513177 fatcat:xa2lh7lfqrhkrdjsffaigeofyq

Evaluation of multisystemic therapy pilot services in Services for Teens Engaging in Problem Sexual Behaviour (STEPS-B): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Peter Fonagy, Stephen Butler, Geoffrey Baruch, Sarah Byford, Michael C. Seto, James Wason, Charles Wells, Jessie Greisbach, Rachel Ellison, Elizabeth Simes
2015 Trials  
This paper describes the protocol for Services for Teens Engaging in Problem Sexual Behaviour (STEPS-B), a feasibility trial of MST for problem sexual behaviour (MST-PSB) in antisocial adolescents at high  ...  Should MST-PSB show potential, STEPS-B will determine what would be necessary to implement the programme more fully and at a scale that would warrant a full trial.  ...  The authors also wish to thank Cathy James, formerly of the Department of Health, who helped secure funding for the programme of work of which this trial is a part.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13063-015-1017-2 pmid:26525144 pmcid:PMC4631080 fatcat:magfrpncsnf5hkhaxngrxkyc6m
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