Research Study Participation

College of Health Professions and Sciences

OPTIMIZE BFR

Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Dec 2, 2022 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

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

Evaluation of a VAriable Resistance Suit (VARS) for Muscle Hypertrophy

Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Sep 1, 2022 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Healthy untrained male between the ages of 18-35 years old
  • Willingness to comply with exercise requirements
  • Willingness to perform strength testing and undergo muscle ultrasound scanning
  • Have no other major underlying health concerns and circumstances as described in the pre-enrollment health screen administered before enrollment

Reliability of Handgrip Fatiguing Protocol

Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Dec 18, 2022 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Male or female between the ages of 18-55 years old
  • Healthy as determined by the PAR-Q+
  • Free of any physical limitations

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

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

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

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

Low Back Pain and Disability in Recreational and Competitive Golfers

Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Oct 1, 2022 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • 18+ years old
  • Play golf recreationally or competitively
  • Have a history of low back pain

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