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Weight Loss - Improving Motivation Using 3D Body Scanning

08 February 2018

The study will measure the impact of 3D body scans on motivation to lose weight .Participants with a BMI of 30+ URGENTLY needed to have 2 X 3D body scan,3 months apart. Participants view their 3D scan and it is rotated 360 degrees. They also and complete a questionnaire . After scan 2, participants see both scans rotated alongside each other, so they can clearly see any progress in change in shape and size. A 3D scan shows body shape and size much more accurately than a 1D mirror or photo.


  • BMI OF 30 +
  • Males and Females 18+
  • Willing to attend a physical location in Radford ,Nottingham for 2 x 30 minutes, 3 months apart
  • Able to have a first scan by 16th March 2018

Take part in this study


Ethical approval

Approved by Innovate UK ,the UK Government's innovation agency

About the researcher

Graham Hutton worked on research teams at the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University before he set up Body Aspect, a 3D Body Scanning company. Sam Tema has many years experience in the mental health and community and youth work sectors and has been the coordinator for several research studies .Both Sam and Graham have delivered papers at national and international conferences.

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