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PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR A STUDY ABOUT EXERCISE AND BLOOD PRESSURE

January 18, 2017

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 50 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
This study is being conducted by PI: Dr. Shane Phillips in the Department of Physical Therapy: 1919 W. Taylor Ave. Chicago, IL
Improving Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Risk with Resistance Exercise in African Americans
IRB# 2015-1091
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Location

506G AHSB Applied Health Sciences Bldg

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

Contact

lathur@uic.edu
13129968980

Category

Health and Medical

Department

Physical Therapy

Last updated

01-17-2017

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