Adults (18-35) wanted for an exercise research study

Do you spend a large portion of your day sitting (e.g. at home or at work)?

You may be eligible to participate in a research study investigating how breaking up periods of prolonged sitting with short exercise breaks impacts health.

Who can participate?

  • Adults between 18-35 years

What is involved? 

  • A total of 5 visits to our lab in Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport
  • Body composition analyses
  • Resting energy expenditure analyses
  • Blood sampling
  • Muscle biopsies
  • 3 metabolic trial days involving either uninterrupted sitting or sitting with short (<2 min) breaks of walking or repeated chair-stands

You will be remunerated for your participation.

 

Interested?

Please contact Dr. Jenna Gillen for more information: jenna.gillen@utoronto.ca