Deelnemers gezocht: gezonde mannen voor onderzoek spiergezondheid

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Participants needed: healthy males for a study on muscle health

Gepubliceerd op
21 september 2018

The Human and Animal Physiology Group is looking for healthy males between the 19-25 and 65-71 years old to participate in a scientific study on muscle health.

What do you have to do:

  • After a short screening, visit the university twice for a test day
  • 1x (1,5 hr) for muscle tests using near-infrared light and short occlusions of the blood flow
  • 1x (1 hr) for a blood sample and muscle biopsy
  • During the seven days between the test days you will wear a small motion detector and collect your urine for one day

You are eligible for participation if you:

  • Are healthy
  • Exercise (+/-) a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 hours per week. (Only the times that you change to sports clothes count, not everyday life activities)
  • Have a body mass index (BMI) between 18.5-27
  • Do not smoke regularly (<5 cigarettes per week)
  • Do not use drugs and smoke during the duration of the study
  • Did not recently use (up to four months) training supplements
  • Do not participate in other studies during the duration of this study

What do you get?

  • You will contribute to the research on muscle health and ageing
  • A financial incentive of €80

Interested?

Send an email to info.mcage@wur.nl or call 0317- 482643.