Bed-Rest Study

Recruiter
University of Birmingham*
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Apr 2017
Expires
25 May 2017
Ref
225196120-01
Contact
Dr Leigh Breen
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.

Study Procedures:

  • 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

Please e-mail to Dr. Leigh Breen by following the instructions at the bottom of this page.

REC ID: 16/WM/0483
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