Over 65's Wanted for Bed-Rest Study

Recruiter
University Of Birmingham
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Apr 2017
Expires
18 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Over 65's Wanted for Bed-Rest Study

Purpose: To understand the cause of muscle loss during short-term bed rest in the over 65's, and the effects of exercise therapy

We are seeking Males aged between 65-80 years of age Generally healthy, nonobese, non-smokers

  • Resistance exercise training and strength testing
  • 5 days of bed-rest in our clinical hospital facility
  • Assessments of muscle size and metabolism

You will be recompensed for your participation. Supporting document attached.