Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences

Research: Study Recruitment

  • Study Title: Physical Activity & Alzheimer’s Disease 2 (PAAD2)

    • Eligibility: generally healthy, age 40-65, have a family history of Alzheimer’s disease, and are not regularly physically active
    • Point of Contact: Shonda Mobley (paad2@uncg.edu, 336-334-4765)
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  • 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: Clinical and virtual reality balance assessments

    • Eligibility: Healthy individuals ages 18-30 years old and free of any recent injury or concussion
    • Point of Contact: Sam Mastrocola (smastrocola@elon.edu) or Matthew Wittstein (mwittstein@elon.edu)
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  • Study Title: The biological effect of different progestins on anterior knee laxity in females

    • Eligibility: Female, 18-30 years of age, moderately physically active (1.5-10 hours of physical activity per week), use combination oral contraceptive, non-smoker, have at least one healthy knee, have no prior history of knee ligament injury or surgery in either limb, and no history of pregnancy or current plans to become pregnant
    • Point of Contact: Elvis Foli (emfoli@uncg.edu)
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