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High Schoolers and Activities after an Unexpected Health Event

This is a survey study to help us learn more about how high schoolers engage in life activities after an unexpected health event. The results of the study will be used to inform healthcare providers and educators so they can help teenagers do things they want to after these health events.

Age & Gender

  • 14 years ~ 21 years
  • Male, Female, Gender Inclusive


United States (Nationwide)

What will be asked of you

This study is a questionnaire that will ask you a series of questions about WHAT they do, HOW OFTEN they do it, HOW INVOLVED they are in the activities, DO THEY WANT anything to change, and HOW the places they do activities help their participation or not.


Entry into a drawing for a $50 gift card; drawing every 2 months (4 cards per drawing)

Total length of participation:
60 minutes

Looking for Healthy Volunteers

Requirements for healthy volunteers are different than for those with a specific condition. If you are interested in becoming a healthy volunteer for this study, use the below categories to determine if you are able to participate.

Able to participate:

  • Individual is enrolled in high school
  • Individual had an unexpected health event 6 mos-2years ago (e.g., concussion, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, acquired brain injury, COVID-19, meningitis, brain surgery, etc.)
  • Individual lives in the USA

Not eligible if:

  • None

Contact the Team

Visit Location

  •  Rachel M Vaughn

100% Remote (online, phone, text)

Additional Study Information

Principal Investigator

Rachel M Vaughn
Department of Health Sciences - Occupational Therapy

Study Type

Behavioral or Social

Study Topics

Brain, Head, Nervous System
Child and Teen Health
Physical Disability
Wellness and Lifestyle

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