Music in Exercise Invitation

A comparison of music preference and listening device use in exercise and non-exercise contexts 

I’m currently looking for people who listen to music during exercise (whether regularly or occasionally) to take part in a study to investigate the use of music in exercise and non-exercise contexts. I am doing this study to find out more how people engage with technology and music while exercising as little is known in this area. Taking part involves completing a short esurvey through the link here which will take around 15 minutes. 

Follow-up interviews will be undertaken with a small number of respondents, and if you are interested in being interviewed, you will be able to leave a contact email during the survey (this does not compel you to take part in an interview, and you do not need to leave any details if you prefer to remain anonymous). If you did take part in an interview, it would be by phone, and last around 30 minutes to an hour. You would be able to withdraw at any time. 

This project has had ethical approval from the Faculty Research Ethics Committee of Kingston University and St. Georges, University of London’s Joint Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education. 

It’s usual to circulate findings as articles in academic journals, or in presentations at conferences, or in other publications. If your data were included and/or your words were quoted, you would be referred to using a pseudonym, and care would be taken to make sure you as an individual could not be identified from the findings that were circulated. All information I would gain from you would be maintained in a strictly confidential manner. The only person who would have access to the information would be me (Dr. Rachel Hallett, the researcher) and my manager, Professor Mike Hurley. 

If you would like to know more, please contact me at, and I will email you fuller information about the study.