Research Study Participation

College of Health Professions and Sciences

Neuromuscular Attributes during Deadlift Variations in Individuals with Acute, Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Pilot Study

Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: May 3, 2022 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Men and women between 18-35 years of age
  • Resistance training experience (minimum of 2 sessions per week for past year)
  • Presence of acute, nonspecific low back pain (***not a requirement, as individuals that only meet the first 2 criteria are also eligible***)

Plank and TRX Endurance

Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Jun 3, 2022 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Ages 18-45
  • Male or Female
  • Physically active individuals according to the American College of Sports Medicine Guidelines for 30 minutes of moderate activity for 5 days per week.

Characterization and reliability of the work–time relationship during arm-cranking

Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Jul 26, 2021 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Male between the ages of 18-35
  • Recreationally trained (Recreationally trained is defined as participating in moderate intensity aerobic and resistance training activities at least two times a week for a total of 80 minutes)

Time of Day Effects on Autonomic Function and Anaerobic Performance using a Non-Motorized Treadmill

Kinesiology Deadline: Dec 5, 2021 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Male or female between the ages of 18-35 years old
  • Recreationally active (3+ days/week)
  • Free of any physical limitations

The Effect of Blood Flow Restriction Training on Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Sep 30, 2021 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Are a female between the ages of 18 to 35
  • Meet the ACSM standards for recreationally active individuals of exercising ≥ 150 minutes exercise/week
  • Are willing to come in for all testing visits
  • No known cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, muscular, and/or coronary heart disease
  • Do not regularly use prescription medication
  • Are not currently seeking medical care
  • Are not currently pregnant
  • Have not completed lower body strength training within the last 6 months

Hospice in Nursing Homes

Physical Therapy, Social Work, Center for Behavioral Health Research and Training Deadline: Jul 31, 2021 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • 18 or older
  • Work in a Florida nursing home
  • Have worked with at least 1 resident on hospice in the last 12 months

Parent Perceptions of Literacy Instruction for Children with Autism During COVID-19

Communication Sciences and Disorders Deadline: Aug 31, 2021 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Parent or legal guardian who is 18 years of age or older.
  • Parent or legal guardian of a child with a medical or educational diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder enrolled in Kindergarten-6th
  • Access to online surveys through own computer, tablet or smart phone.
  • Live in the United States of America.
  • Ability to complete survey questions in English.

Nutritional Recovery Between Bouts of Exhaustive Intermittent Exercise

Kinesiology Deadline: Jul 31, 2021 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Male or female between the ages of 18-35
  • Currently a strength and power athlete (e.g., rugby, soccer, basketball, CrossFit, Lacrosse)
  • Currently an endurance athlete (e.g., cyclist, runner, triathlete)

Florida Aphasia and Related Disorders Registry and Repository

Communication Sciences and Disorders Deadline: Dec 31, 2021 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Individuals who have aphasia and related impairments due to neurologic injury will be eligible for participation in this study.
  • Participants must be considered to be in the chronic phase, that is, at least 6 months after the onset of the disorder, and may range in age from 21 – 90+.
  • Proficient in English

Asian American COVID-19 Experience Survey

Social Work Deadline: Sep 1, 2021 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Age 18 or above,
  • Self-identified as Asian or Asian American,
  • Currently living in the United States,
  • Able to read or speak in English, Chinese Mandarin, or Korean.

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