CHPS RESEARCH STUDIES

Effects of Local vs Systemic Hypoxia on Neuromuscular Mechanisms

This research is examining how changes in muscle oxygenation influence performance in young adults. Typically, changes in muscle oxygen occur when traveling to elevation, but this is not easily achieved. An easier and more recent form of changing muscle oxygenation is the utilization of blood flow restriction. This study will compare how blood flow restriction and elevation affect muscle oxygenation and affect performance.

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Ages 18-35
  • Male or female
  • Recreationally active individuals according to American College of Sports Medicine guidelines of 30 minutes of moderate activity for 5 days per week

Exclusion Qualifications:

You may not participate in this research opportunity if any of the following applies to you:
  • Known cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, muscular, and/or coronary heart disease
  • Regularly used prescription medication
  • Seeking medical care
  • Currently pregnant

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UCF IRB#: STUDY00001036
PI: Ethan Hill
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Recruitment End Date:
May 1, 2021
Location:
Education Complex
12494 University Blvd
ED174B
Orlando, Fl 32816
Time Commitment:
Number of visits: 4
Expected time per visit: 1 hours
Compensation:
Type: $30 in Amazon Giftcard
Point of Contact:
Paola
Faculty Advisors:
Ethan Hill
Associated Units:
Kinesiology
Short URL: https://chps.ucf.edu/study/11244/

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