Are you a shift worker, overweight and work at least four night-shifts in a fortnight?  We are seeking participants in Adelaide and Melbourne for a study comparing different types of diets to help with weight loss and improving overall health.

What's involved?
The study runs for 18 months. During this time, you will meet with a dietitian 8 times over 6 months and then three times over 12 months for a follow up.
On separate occasions you will need to:

  • provide a fasting blood sample
  • undergo body composition tests using Dual Xray Absorptiometry
  • complete some questionnaires about sleep, lifestyle, mental well-being, and physical activity
  • have your weight measured
  • receive dietitian supprt for weight management

Participants will receive a $100 petrol voucher and some study foods.

If you are interested in participating or would like more information about the study, please email: or phone (08) 8302 1365 or click on the following link:

SWIFt study is a joint partnership between Monash University and the University of South Australia
Approved by Monash University (Project ID 18426), Monash Health (Reference: RES19-0000-462A) and University of South Australia (Project ID 202379) Human Ethics Committees