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Researchers Recruiting Middle-Aged Adults for Study on How Exercise Affects Brain, Blood Vessels
The Human Performance Laboratory within the Department of Exercise Science is currently seeking volunteers for a research project investigating how exercise affects the brain and blood vessels of middle-aged adults.
Who can volunteer?
We are looking for adults 45-64 years old, with normal or high blood pressure.
Am I eligible to participate?
Eligibility for this study will be determined through an online health survey that takes approximately 5 minutes to complete.
What will I have to do?
Email email@example.com to receive and fill out the online eligibility health survey, we will contact you if you qualify.
Visit the Human Performance Laboratory (room 306, Women’s Building) on 3 occasions
Visit 1 (≈75 min): We will assess your health status during our comprehensive health screening.
We will give you a blood pressure and activity monitor to take home for a week.
Visit 2 (≈60 min): We will have you perform a cycling exercise test to measure your fitness.
Visit 3 (≈120 min): we will measure your blood pressure and brain function before and after 30-minutes of cycling exercise.
What’s in it for you?
You will have your health assessed using our state-of-the-art technology! We will measure how much muscle you have using our BodPod and 3D body scanner, the health of your blood vessels, and your brain function, cholesterol, and aerobic fitness.
Additionally, you will be compensated up to $45 for completing the study.
If you have any questions or wish to participate, please contact Wesley Lefferts at firstname.lastname@example.org.