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PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR A STUDY ABOUT EXERCISE AND BLOOD PRESSURE

July 23, 2018

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:
Grenita Hall, PhD at (312) 996-8774/ Email: hall6@uic.edu
This study is being conducted by PI: Dr. Shane Phillips in the Department of Physical Therapy: 1919 W. Taylor Ave. Chicago, IL

Repeats

8 times, on 7-23-2018, 7-30-2018, 8-6-2018, 8-13-2018, 8-20-2018, 8-27-2018, 9-3-2018, 9-10-2018

Location

DHSP Disability, Health and Social Policy Building

Audience

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

Contact

hall6@uic.edu
312-996-8774

Category

Health and Medical

Department

Department of Physical Therapy

Last updated

07-23-2018

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