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PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR A STUDY ABOUT EXERCISE AND BLOOD PRESSURE

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago are performing a clinical research
study on the effects of weight training versus aerobic training in African Americans and
Caucasians with blood pressure above 120/80 mmHg–
 Researchers are seeking adults with blood pressure above 120/80 mmHg between the ages of
18 and 55 for participation.
 Participants will be randomly chosen to participate in either a supervised aerobic or weight
training program for 8 weeks during the study. Total participation in the research study will
include 6 months of health screenings and assessments, free personal training, ultrasound
vascular evaluations, fitness evaluations, and body fat analyses. Financial compensation
provided.
 Participants will undergo these procedures at UIC’s Clinical Research Center and Integrative
Physiology Lab.
 For more information about participation in this study, please contact:
Laurel Thur at (312) 996-8980/ Email: lathur@uic.edu

Location

200S NPI Neuropsychiatric Institute

Fee

N/A

Audience

General public/Campus community/Faculty/Staff/Students/Alumni/Prospective students

Contact

lathur@uic.edu
312-996-8980

Category

Buy Sell Want/Informational

Department

Physical Therapy

Last updated

12-12-2017

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