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A research study to learn why exercise may feel difficult to women


Trial Focus

Trial Focus

Weight & Metabolism, Women's Health

Objective

         Do you want to exercise . . . but have trouble making it happen?
 
The purpose of this research study is to learn why exercise may feel difficult to women.

IRB Protocol #

07-0849

Contact

Leah Herlache at 720-848-6688 or Leah.Herlache@ucdenver.edu

Eligibility and Other Participant Information


To qualify, you must

  • Be a woman between 50 and 75 years old
  • Be generally healthy with or without type 2 diabetes.
  • Be a non-smoker
  • Have gone through menopause
  • Currently exercise no more than once per week
  • Have a BMI (Body Mass Index) between 25 and 39.9

(You can check your BMI at http://www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/ )
 
Study procedures include:

  • Blood tests
  • Exercise testing
  • Financial compensation
  • A 6-week exercise prescription