2600?Mechanism of skeletal muscle anabolism in response to resistance exercise in older men? Study 1a
Men, aged 20-30 and 70-85
The purpose of this study is to examine the changes in muscle in young and older adults as the result of 1 bout of exercise.
- Acute or terminal illness
- Hormone replacement
- Neuromuscular diseases and drugs
- Currently taking Coumadin/Warfarin/Plavix
- Mini Mental State Exam less than 23.
|Length of Study:
||# of Visits:
||4 (1 screening visit for 4 hrs, 1 baseline exercise visit 1.5 hrs, 1 visit in week 2 that will require an overnight stay thru to the afternoon of the next day involving 1 exercise bout, 3 muscle biopsies and 3 blood draws).
||Can I work?
||Yes but not during overnight stay
- Length of study
Total length of the study including resident stays and nonresident visits.
This does not mean you will be testing the entire time.
The length of time volunteers are required to stay overnight at the HNRCA. Residents have their own private room, bathroom, television, VCR, and phone during their stay.
The amount of reimbursement for travel and inconvenience.
- Number of visits
Total number of nonresident visits.
- Study diet
Indicates meals which will be provided by the HNRCA
- Can I work?
Indicates if you will be able to work and if so, when.
For more information please complete our Study Inquiry Form or call Volunteer Services at (800) 738-7555 and a Recruiter will return your call as soon as possible.
We appreciate your interest in our program and we hope to work with you in the future.
The Recruitment Office
Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University