You are invited to participate in a research study of the
characteristics and motives of those who participate in triathlons.
The goal of the research is to understand better those who participate
in this demanding activity. If you agree to be part of the research
study, you will complete an anonymous survey on the Internet at
By completing this survey, you are confirming that you are an adult at
least 18 years of age, that you have finished at least one
USAT-sanctioned triathlon, and that you are answering these questions
voluntarily. The survey should take less than 30 minutes of your time.
There are no risks or discomforts associated with your participation.
You may cease your participation at any time without penalty. Your
answers are anonymous and will be analyzed only for the survey sample
as a whole. Results will be available upon your request.
If you have any questions about this research study, you may contact
Christopher Peterson, Department of Psychology, University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1043; 734-764-6567; firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you wish to participate in the study, please go to
Professor of Psychology
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI