Research Study Participation

College of Health Professions and Sciences

Agreement Among Resting Metabolic Rate Assessments within Resistance Trained Females

Kinesiology Deadline: May 3, 2025 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Are a healthy female between the ages of 18-40 years old.
  • Are healthy as determined by the PAR-Q+. Medical History Questionnaire, and the Menstrual Status Questionnaire.
  • Are currently resistance training for a minimum of 6 months as defined by 3 resistance training sessions per week with at least one lower body session.
  • Are premenopausal, with an identifiable onset of menses (early follicular phase).
  • Are currently not pregnant and do not intend to become pregnant.
  • Are willing to adhere to all pre-testing visit instructions including fasting for at least 8 hours and abstaining from exercise, alcohol, and caffeine for at least 24 hours prior to each testing visit.

Response to Moderate and High Isoinertial Loading Paradigms

Kinesiology Deadline: Mar 1, 2024 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Healthy resistance trained males (18-40 years old)
  • Have a smart phone or computer with internet access to use with an application the study will provide.
  • Healthy, and ready for physical activity as determined by the PAR-Q+, and MHQ.
  • Participants will be required to be recreationally active
  • Active resistance training for a minimum of 6 months as defined by 3 resistance training sessions per week with at least one lower body session.
  • Willing to follow specific dietary requirements.
  • Consuming <300 mg·day−1 (Equivalent to 3 cups of coffee per day or 2 16oz cans of Redbull) and willing to keep their caffeine consumption consistent throughout the duration of the study.
  • Informed of the study procedures and provided written informed consent to participate in the study.
  • Free from previous or current lower body injuries that are viewed by the investigators to potentially limit ability of the participant to perform the assessments.
  • Willing to abstain from lower body resistance training for the 14 days preceding ET1 and ET2

The Effects of Blood Flow Restriction on Aerobic and Muscular Function

Athletic Training, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Mar 31, 2024 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • 18-35 year old aerobically trained males or females (defined as an average of 150 minutes or more of moderate to vigorous aerobic activity per week for the past six months).
  • Willing to come for all four visits.

Cycle Ergometry and Physical Working Capacity at Pain Threshold

Kinesiology Deadline: Mar 1, 2024 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • female between the ages of 18 and 45 who is recreationally active
  • currently pain-free

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