Research Study Participation

College of Health Professions and Sciences

Aging and Chronic Knee Pain

Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Feb 1, 2025 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Healthy adult between the ages of 18-25 years with no knee pain.
  • Healthy adult at least 50 years of age with no knee pain.
  • Healthy adult at least 50 years of age with knee pain.

Effect of Collagen Protein vs Placebo on Muscle Recovery

Kinesiology Deadline: Nov 1, 2024 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Males between the ages of 18-30 years old
  • Determined to be healthy by PAR-Q+ and the HHQ

Quadriceps Force Control After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Dec 31, 2024 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Age 18-35 years
  • History of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (minimum 3 month post-surgery)

Biopsychosocial Contributors to Irritability in Individuals with Shoulder Pain

Athletic Training, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Dec 15, 2025 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Be 18-75 years old
  • Experiencing shoulder pain that is at least 3/10 pain intensity (0=no pain, 10=worst pain imaginable) within the past 24 hours
  • Receiving physical therapy for shoulder pain

Corticomuscular coherence in agonist and antagonist muscles

Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Dec 29, 2024 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Ages 18 to 35
  • Right-handed and right-limb dominant
  • Physically active (engaged in regular lower limb strength training at least two days a week)

Lower Extremity Assessment Protocol (LEAP)

Athletic Training, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Oct 9, 2028 None

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Age 12-45 years
  • History of knee injury (e.g., ACL tear, meniscus tear, patellofemoral pain, osteoarthritis) or surgery (e.g., ACL reconstruction, meniscectomy or repair, total knee arthroplasty) within the last 2 years

The Influence of Oral Contraceptives During Disuse

Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: Dec 31, 2024 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Right-handed
  • Age between 18-35 years
  • Males
  • Females that have consistently used monophasic oral contraceptives for the previous 6 months
  • Females that have not used any form of contraceptives for the previous 6 months

Biopsychosocial Factors in Resistance Exercise in Individuals with Knee Pain

Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science Deadline: May 1, 2025 Paid

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • 18-60 years old
  • Knee pain intensity that is at least 3/10 within the past 24 hours

Low Back Pain and Disability in Youth and Adult Golfers

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

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • 10 years of age or older
  • Play golf multiple times per year

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.

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