Looking for adults aged 18-55 to complete a research study about exercise

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Principal Investigator
Arthur L Weltman
Kara Anderson
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Official Trial Title
Modulation of Ghrelin Release by Exercise Intensity: The Role of Obesity and Prediabetes Status
Study Description

The Department of Kinesiology seeks adult men and women ages 18-55 for a research study. The purpose of the study is to see how exercise effects the stomach hormone, ghrelin.

You may be eligible for this study if you have normal weight body mass index, have an obese body mass index, have normal blood sugar levels, or have abnormal blood sugar levels (prediabetes).

Study involves exercise tests on a stationary bike, x-rays (DEXA and CT Scan), oral glucose tolerance test, vascular test, questionnaires, and blood draws. This study is spread out over 5 visits (1 visit per week every 3 weeks for men, visits spread out over 2.5 months for women, each visit lasting about 3.5-4 hours).

All study related procedures will be provided at no cost to you or your health insurance.


Up to $200.00