Research Study Participation

College of Health Professions and Sciences

Physical activity monitoring for kneecap (patellofemoral) pain

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

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • between 18-35 years old
  • have had kneecap pain for more than 3-months
  • would rate your pain more than 3 out of 10 in the previous month for two of the following tasks: jumping, kneeling, running, squatting, going up or down stairs, sitting for a long time, or contracting your thigh muscle

The Influence of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Interpulse Interval Duration on Lower Limb Corticospinal Excitability

Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Dec 31, 2022 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Healthy adult aged 18-30 years, with a body mass index between 18.5-35.0 kg/m2.
  • Willingness to comply with exercise, caffeine, and alcohol requirements.
  • Willingness to perform maximal strength testing and undergo brain stimulation.
  • Have no other major underlying health concerns and circumstances as described in the pre-enrollment health screen administered before enrollment.

Biopsychosocial Contributors to Tissue Irritability in Individuals with Shoulder and Low Back Pain

Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Jun 20, 2023 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • 18-75 years old
  • Currently experiencing shoulder or low back pain
    • symptom intensity rated as at least 3/10 or higher during the last 24 hours

The Duration of Effects of Massage in Healthy Participants

Physical Therapy Deadline: Dec 1, 2022 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Pain Free
  • 18-60 years old

Ultrasound Biofeedback in Rotational Sport Athletes

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

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years old
  • Have had at least two episodes of low back pain in the past 12 months
  • Have played baseball, softball, or tennis for at least 2 years, and at least once a week for the last year

Ultrasound Biofeedback of the Core Muscles in Golfers with Low Back Pain

Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Apr 25, 2023 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • 18-75 years old
  • Have played golf for at least 2 years
  • Play golf at least once per week (on average) in the past year
  • At least 2 episodes of low back pain in the past 12 months
    • Episode of LBP = pain which limited your daily activities

The Acute Effects of Continuous and Intermittent Blood Flow Restriction on Sprint Interval Performance and Muscle Oxygen Responses

Athletic Training, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Jul 31, 2022 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Males between the ages of 18 to 35
  • Are willing to come in for all testing visits
  • Trained individuals
  • Trained individuals are defined as: meeting the ACSM standards for recreationally active individuals of exercising ≥ 150 minutes exercise/week.

Project CAMP: Consistency of Amputee Muscle Performance

Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Dec 6, 2022 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Are a unilateral transtibial OR transfemoral amputee between the ages of 18 and 65 years.
  • Willingness to perform functional movement testing, maximal strength testing, and answer questionnaires assessing your level of pain and ability to complete activities of daily living.
  • Have no other major underlying health concerns and circumstances as described in the pre-enrollment health screen administered before enrollment.

Innovative Resistance Training for Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Athletic Training, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Aug 31, 2022 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Females between the ages of 18 to 55
  • Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Expanded Disability Status Score of 0 to 6.5
  • Able to walk 10 meters without assistance
  • Are willing to come in for all 29 testing visits over 14 weeks

Co-Designing a Suicide Prevention Social Media Awareness Campaign

Social Work Deadline: Aug 31, 2023 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Participants must be over the age of 18.
  • Participants must be able to speak and read in standard English.
  • Participants must have lived experiences with mental health problems and/or suicide ideation OR work with those who have lived experiences with mental health problems and/or suicide ideation.
  • Participants must work directly with youth at risk of suicide.
  • Participants must have access to a smartphone and an internet-connected device with Zoom.

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