Research Study Participation

College of Health Professions and Sciences

Project STILL (Short Term Immobilization of the Lower Limb)

Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Jun 1, 2022 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Healthy men and women between 18-40 years of age
  • 20 < BMI > 35
  • Willing to wear a leg brace and use crutches for one week
  • Willing to participate in strength training rehabilitation program afterwards

BFR Protocols

Athletic Training, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Nov 30, 2021 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Are 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

Effectiveness of a Telehealth Intervention for Non-Specific Neck Pain

Physical Therapy Deadline: Dec 1, 2021 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Age 18 or older
  • Onset of neck pain within the past 12 months
  • At least 4 hours of computer usage per day
  • Use of a home office due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Isotonic vs Isokinetic Leg Extensions: Differences in Neuromuscular Function

Athletic Training, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Nov 23, 2021 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Female between the ages of 18 to 35
  • Trained or untrained individuals
  • Trained individuals are defined as: meeting the ACSM standards for recreationally active individuals of exercising ≥ 150 minutes exercise/week.
  • 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 (not including contraceptives)
  • Are not currently seeking medical care
  • Are not currently pregnant

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***)

Influence of Resistance Training Experience on the Efficacy of Mental Imagery

Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Sep 21, 2022 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Both men and women may participate
  • Aged 18-35 years
  • Participate in resistance training at least 3 times/week OR do not participate in any resistance training

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