CHPS RESEARCH STUDIES

Muscle Activation Influence on Core Exercise

The purpose of this study is to investigate the degree to which masseter activation influences athletic performance in endurance exercises. This study will analyze the connections between oral health and athletic abilities through the use of surface electromyography (EMG).

We invite you to take part in a research study because you are a healthy, active adult between the ages of 18-45 without low back pain, hip, or recent arm or leg injury, no self-reported balance disorder, no known muscular abnormalities, no previous year history of low back pain, and no low back surgery or lower arm or leg surgery. An active adult is defined as participating in moderate exercise 30 minutes a day for 5 times per week.

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Healthy, active adult between the ages of 18-45 (An active adult is defined as participating in moderate exercise 30 minutes a day for 5 times per week)

Exclusion Qualifications:

You may not participate in this research opportunity if any of the following applies to you:
  • No low back pain, hip, or recent arm or leg injury
  • No self-reported balance disorder, no known muscular abnormalities
  • No previous year history of low back pain, and no low back surgery or lower arm or leg surgery

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UCF IRB#: 00003139
PI: L. Colby Mangum
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Recruitment End Date:
September 1, 2021
Location:
HS II
4364 Scorpius Street
Room 120
Orlando, FL 32816
Time Commitment:
Number of visits: 1
Expected time per visit: 1 hours
Point of Contact:
L. Colby Mangum
Associated Units:
Athletic Training
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science
Short URL: https://chps.ucf.edu/study/13460/

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