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Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is looking for healthy adults for an in-person study on the UB South Campus. The goal of this study is to determine the effects of a new cooling therapy on bodily response to heat during warm water diving. The results of the study may help to improve diver safety. Read More
Eligibility:
Healthy adults between the ages of 18-40 years old Not currently pregnant or breastfeeding Fluent in English
Contact(s)
Jocelyn Stooks
jstooks@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5455
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is looking for healthy adults for a weighted backpack walking study. The goal of the study is to learn more about the impact of walking with a weighted backpack on the body. The results of the study may help to improve the safety of military personnel that carry heavy amounts of weight while walking. Read More
Eligibility:
Healthy women between the ages of 18-39 years old Exercise 4 or more days a week Not taking any medications that are expected to alter responses to exercise
Contact(s)
Elizabeth Lavoie
emdought@buffalo.edu
+1 603-540-2106
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Emergency Medicine is looking for law enforcement personnel for an in-person study. The goal of the study is to learn more about the challenges of applying a tourniquet after an officer suffers blood loss. We hope to use the study results to improve law enforcement health and safety. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults between the ages of 18 to 49 years old Are a member of a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team or a Medical Response Unit (MRU) member Are in good health Have been trained to apply a tourniquet
Contact(s)
BRIAN CLEMENCY
bc34@buffalo.edu
+1 716-898-4430
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Rehabilitation Sciences is looking for health adults for an in-person study. The goal of the study is to learn more about how the body coordinates movement with balance and posture. Read More
Eligibility:
Healthy adults between the ages of 18 to 75 years old Fluent in English Have normal hearing and balance
Contact(s)
VIJAYA PRAKASH KRISHNAN MUTHAIAH
vijayapr@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5291
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is looking for healthy adults to participate in an exercise study. The goal of this study is to learn more about how our lungs, heart, and brain respond to different diving situations. We hope to better understand why some people have a bad reaction to rising carbon dioxide levels during SCUBA dives. This may inform better diving and safety practices for SCUBA divers. Read More
Eligibility:
Healthy adults between the ages of 18-39 years old Not currently pregnant or breastfeeding Fluent in English
Contact(s)
Morgan Worley
mworley@buffalo.edu
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is looking for healthy adults for an exercise study. The goal of this study is to investigate the bodily responses to firefighting activities. We hope to learn more about the physical traits that can help keep firefighters safe and condition them to perform their duties. Read More
Eligibility:
Healthy adults aged 18-39 years old Not currently pregnant Able to complete a fitness test involving pushups, forearm planks, and a cardio task (volunteers can choose to run, bike, row, or swim)
Contact(s)
Jocelyn Stooks
jstooks@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5455
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Nursing is looking for veterans aged 65 to 85 years old who have trouble sleeping for a 3-month study. The goal of this study is to see if vitamin B3 may help adults sleep better, which may help to improve thinking and memory. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults aged 65-85 years old Have trouble sleeping Have not been diagnosed with dementia Fluent in English
Contact(s)
CARLEARA FERREIRA DA ROSA SILVA
carleara@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-2533
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Dental Medicine is looking for adults to participate in a dental study. The goal of this study is to better understand the link between weight status and gum disease. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults aged 30 to 64 years old Either lean or overweight Have at least 10 teeth Have not taken an antibiotic within the last 3 months Are not currently pregnant Report no autoimmune disease Are not taking immunosuppressant medication Fluent in English or Spanish
Contact(s)
STEPHANIE STEIMER
slsteime@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-6307
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Rehabilitation Sciences is looking for adult volunteers with and without spinal cord injuries to participate in an exercise study. The goal of the study is to learn more about the brain and bodily responses to exercise in people with and without spinal cord injuries. The results of this study will hopefully improve the quality of life for adults with spinal cord injuries. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults between the ages of 18-55 years old Adults with a spinal cord injury (at least 6 months after the initial injury) Adults without a spinal cord injury Reliable transportation to attend two study visits on the UB South Campus (at Main Street and Bailey Avenue)
Contact(s)
Wenjie Ji
wji4@buffalo.edu
Description:
The goal of the UB Eating Among Teens Study (UB EATS) is to measure eating behaviors and neighborhood and household factors in 11 - 14-year-olds over the course of 3 years. Participation involves 7 visits to the UB Nutrition and Health Research Lab on South Campus over the 3-year period to answer questionnaires and eat snack foods. Low and middle-income families are encouraged to apply. Read More
Eligibility:
-Adolescents ages 11 to 14

-Low to moderate income households

-No medical conditions or medications that impact appetite

-No allergies to study foods such as cookies, candy and potato chips

-Planning to live in the Western New York area for the next two years

-Willing to attend baseline and follow-up visits at a local research center

-Ad...
Contact(s)
JENNIFER TEMPLE
jltemple@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5593
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