Research Study Participation

College of Health Professions and Sciences

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

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

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. 

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

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

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

Innovative Resistance Training for Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Athletic Training, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Aug 1, 2023 Paid

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

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