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Exercise Study for Healthy Adults at UB South Campus
Protocol: STUDY00007237
Full Title
Shipboard Emergency Response
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.

Participants will attend four visits to the UB South Campus (at Main Street and Bailey Avenue). Before each visit, they will be asked not to have any caffeine, alcohol, or nicotine and not exercise for 12 hours. They will also be asked not to eat anything for 2 hours before each visit. During the study visits, participants will complete several surveys and physical activities (such as running on a treadmill, doing pushups, and performing lifting and pulling tasks). Some of these activities will be completed in a hot room while wearing firefighting gear. They will also complete height and weight measurements and provide urine samples.

Participants will be paid $15 per hour for each study visit.
Compensation: Yes
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Compensation may include cash, checks, gift cards, debit cards, or incentives like gift baskets, technology items, or merchandise.
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)
Age Group: Adults
Principal Investigator: DAVID HOSTLER
Contact(s)
Jocelyn Stooks
jstooks@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5455
Want to Learn More?

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