A group of researchers at the universities of Saskatchewan and Regina are hoping to better understand active living patterns among residents of Moose Jaw, Regina and Saskatoon in all seasons.
The group has begun a study called the SMART Study. Data collected from the study will go to parties who create policy around active living.
Professor at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate Institute of Public Policy Tarun Katapally is leading the study. He says those involved get to use a pretty nifty app on their smartphone that helps track their data.
Katapally says they want to engage citizens to stay or be more active, and at the same time, provide them a voice to influence their communities.