Research Study Participation

College of Health Professions and Sciences

Rowing Ergometer Reliability in Jiu Jitsu Practitioners

Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Mar 31, 2023 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

Part 1

  • Male between the ages of 18-45 years old
  • Healthy as determined by the PAR-Q+
  • At least recreationally active (3 or more days a week)
  • English speaking

Part 2

  • Male between the ages of 18-45 years old
  • Healthy as determined by the PAR-Q+
  • English speaking
  • At least recreationally active (3 or more days a week)
  • Jiu jitsu practitioners with greater than 2 years of jiu jitsu experience OR holding a blue belt or higher in jiu jitsu

Effects of Exercise Intensity on Exercise-Induced Hypoalgesia

Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Jun 30, 2023 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • pain-free
  • 18-60 years old
  • participant can perform the knee extension exercise (assessed during screening)

MAX STRENGTH & BFR

Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Oct 10, 2023 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Resistance trained females between the ages of 18-35
  • Trained individuals are defined as having resistance trained at least 2x/week for the past 6 months as per ACSM guidelines
  • Willing to come in for all testing visits

Time of Day Effects of Handgrip Fatiguing Protocol

Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Aug 19, 2023 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Male or female between the ages of 18-55 years old
  • Healthy as determined by the PAR-Q+
  • English speaking

At-Home Exercise for Low Back Pain

Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: May 1, 2023 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Ages 18-45,
  • Have a biological sex of male or female
  • Have self-reported low back pain within the previous 6 months or greater than 3 episodes within the past 3 years

Strength or Power Training for Kneecap (Patellofemoral) Pain (STRIPE)

Athletic Training, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Jun 30, 2024 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Participants to be between the ages of 18-40 years old
  • Insidious onset of symptoms greater than 3 months
  • Worst pain in the previous month of 3/10 with two of the following tasks: prolonged sitting, jumping, squatting, kneeling, running, and stair ambulation

STRONG at LIFE

Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: May 1, 2023 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • 65 years of age or older
  • Willingness to engage in body composition testing, muscle strength testing, muscle function testing, muscle size testing, and answering questionnaires
  • Able to provide documentation from primary care doctor

Training and Detraining Effects Associated with the Neurotracker Visual Attention Training Device

Athletic Training, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy Deadline: Mar 30, 2023 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Male or Female between the ages of 18-40 years old
  • Healthy as determined by the Par-Q+ and a Medical History Questionnaire
  • Are meeting the American College of Sports Medicine standards by doing at least 150 minutes of aerobic exercise per week
  • Report Habitual caffeine intake  less than 300 mg·day (Equivalent to 3 cups of coffee per day or 216oz cans of Redbull)
  • Minimal previous experience on the Neurotracker device (defined as little to no experience (<10 exposures to core assessments) with the Neurotracker). 
  • No visual impairments, or impairment that cannot be corrected with corrective lenses 
  • Are currently not taking any prescription medications or over the counter medications known to impact attention such as amphetamines (Ritalin, Adderall, Vyvanse, etc). 
  • Currently not pregnant and do not become pregnant during the study period. 

Reliability and Validity of an Isoinertial Training Device

Kinesiology Deadline: Mar 2, 2023 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Male or female between the ages of 18-40
  • Healthy, and ready for physical activity as determined by the PAR-Q+, MHQ, and if applicable, MSQ.
  • Participants will be required to be recreationally active (defined according to ACSM standards of at least 150 minutes exercise per week).
  • Participants must be willing abstain from dietary supplementation that are viewed by study investigators to confound the outcomes of the study (e.g., Creatine) or if actively supplementing, to keep intake consistent throughout the duration of the study.
  • Consuming less that 300mg of caffeine daily
  • Free from any current lower body injuries
  • Must have no previous isoinertial training
  • Willing to abstain from lower body resistance training for at least 72 hours prior to each visit

Low back pain and disability in youth and adult golfers

Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Aug 31, 2023 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • 10 years of age or older
  • Play golf multiple times per year

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