The purpose of this study is to assess maximal strength output when using blood flow restriction (BFR) vs non BFR. This study consists of 3 visits: 1 consent and familiarization visit (90 minutes) and 2 strength assessment visits (90 minutes each). The total time commitment for this study is about 4 1/2 hours.

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

Exclusion Qualifications:

You may not participate in this research opportunity if any of the following applies to you:
  • Any known cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, muscular, and/or coronary heart disease
  • Any known prior or consistent knee injuries
  • Regularly using prescription medication (not including birth control)
  • Are currently seeking medical care for a chronic condition that could limit exercise capacity
  • Are currently pregnant

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UCF IRB#: STUDY00004665
PI: John Lawson
Recruitment End Date:
October 10, 2023
Education Complex
12494 University Blvd
Room 174
Orlando, FL 32816
Time Commitment:
Number of visits: 3
Expected time per visit: 90 minutes
Point of Contact:
John Lawson
Faculty Advisors:
Ethan Hill
Associated Units:
Athletic Training
Physical Therapy
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science
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