Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences

Research: Study Recruitment

  • Study Title: TBI Assessment of Readiness using a Gait Evaluation Test (TARGET): Development of a Portable mTBI Screening Device

    • Eligibility: 18-50 years old, suffered a concussion in the past 6 months, moderately active, not pregnant
    • Point of Contact: Chanel LoJacono (c_lojaco@uncg.edu)
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  • Study Title: Motor learning and transfer of functional gait and balance skills developed in a 6-week immersive virtual reality training program

    • Eligibility: 18-35 years old, able to walk for 10 minutes unaided, normal or corrected to normal vision
    • Point of Contact: Chanel LoJacono (c_lojaco@uncg.edu)
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  • Study Title: Understanding the effects of exercise on mentally challenging tasks

    • Eligibility: To participate, you must be between the ages of 65-80, right-handed, and free of any heart, lung or metabolic diseases (e.g. heart disease, asthma/COPD, diabetes). Participation will take place on 3 separate days (spaced about a week apart) and include monitoring of your heart rate at rest and during exercise, moderate intensity exercise and rest on a stationary bike, blood draws and completion of mentally challenging tasks in our lab and in the fMRI scanner.
    • Point of Contact: Lexy Slutsky (abslutsk@uncg.edu, 919-802-2725)
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  • Study Title: Exercise intensity effects on brain function and academic achievement in children

    • Eligibility: 9-12 years old, English speaking, right handed, no serious medical conditions, must be able to run and do exercise
    • Point of Contact: Dr. Eric Drollette (enhlab@uncg.edu, 336-334-3886)
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  • Study Title: Comparison of high-intensity interval training exercise modalities on brain function (EEG) and cognition

    • Eligibility: We are recruiting healthy adult males and females ages 18-30 years old, able to run and do different types of exercise, English speaking, and no serious medical conditions
    • Point of Contact: Caroline Meadows (enhlab@uncg.edu)
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  • Study Title: The effects of exercise on memory in older adults

    • Eligibility: 50-70 years old, regularly active (>=90 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous intensity exercise per week), willing to participate in testing for 3 in-person visits followed by 3 follow-up telephone calls 24 hours later and refrain from exercise during this time
    • Point of Contact: Aiko Ueno (a_ueno@uncg.edu) or Jarod Vance (jcvance@uncg.edu)
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  • Study Title: Fans’ Perception and Understanding of American professional tackle football, Concussions, and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

    • Eligibility: 18 years of age or older with reasonable familiarity of American professional tackle football
    • Point of Contact: Danielle Funk (dcfunk@uncg.edu)
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