Participants Needed ~ Study on the Effects of Age and Weight on Endurance

You are invited to participate in a University at Buffalo research study on the effects of age and weight on endurance.

– Age 25 – 55
– Overweight individuals are especially needed (body mass index 30kg/m2 – 40kg/m2)
– No current or recent history of a physical disorder affecting the wrist, arm, or back
– Not involved in any regular aerobic or resistance training (≤ 3 times per week)

Experiment Details:
-Participants will perform a set of endurance tests involving their hand, shoulder, and back muscles in a laboratory setting in the Industrial and Systems Engineering department at UB. The study consists of 4 sessions lasting approximately 1.5 hour each. Participants will be compensated $10/hour.

Please contact Lora Cavuoto if interested:
(716) 645-4696