Volunteer for Study of Effects of Physical Activity

Men Aged 55-70!

Learn more about your leg strength and walking style!

5clirpostvolunteerstudy

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts- Amherst are studying how age and physical activity history change your leg strength and the way you walk.

 

The following criteria must be met to qualify for the study.

  • Healthy body weight
  • Ability to walk unaided for 40 minutes
  • No cardiovascular, respiratory or neurological problems.
  • No history of major reconstructive surgery in lower limb
  • No frequent participation in strength training or vigorous exercise

 

Participants will be asked to complete two study visits to the Musculoskeletal & Orthopedic Biomechanics Lab. One visit will involve filling out questionnaires. The second visit will be a 3 hour visit during which we will collect strength and walking data. Participants will receive a $25 gift card.

 

If interested, please contact Jocelyn at boyerbiomech@kin.umass.edu

or by calling 413-545-4421

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s