You may be eligible to participate in a dissertation study to help determine if exposure to magazine advertisements is associated with body mass index. The study involves a 1-time web-based survey that takes approximately 15 minutes. If interested, visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/MAGS. Candice Griffin 223-8941.
Are you an overweight, Caucasian woman ages 20-50? If so, you may be eligible for a study about the relationship between macronutrient composition of the diet and metabolic rate. The study includes one baseline-screening visit, and if you are selected for the feeding study, it will include two clinic visits, consuming lunch at the clinic daily for two weeks, and tracking your food intake for two weeks. Compensated up to $100. Call 205-934-0041 for more information.
More than 1,200 employees compete in Scale Back, and resources to help you in your quest are plentiful at UAB.
We need participants ages 30-50 who have a body mass index between 20 and 30, and who are moderately active or sedentary. The study involves a screening visit, a measurement visit and free meals at a UAB facility for 2 weeks. Participants are compensated $300. Call Madeline 205-975-9273 for more information and to see if you qualify.
Earn a $10 VISA gift card by participating in a one-hour focus group on the “college weight gain experience.” Research has demonstrated that college students are particularly vulnerable to weight gain, so preventing weight gain in this population may have important implications for long-term weight management. More research is needed to determine why college students are gaining weight in order to develop targeted interventions to forestall weight gain and improve health behaviors. The proposed study aims to investigate the factors perceived by college students related to college weight gain. Information gained from this study would be used to formulate a research plan for funding for college weight gain prevention. Exclusions to the study include current college athletes and students diagnosed, within the past year, with depression or an eating disorder. To participate, you must be a fulltime, non-transfer, undergraduate UAB students ages 18 and 25; snacks will be provided. To sign-up or for more information, contact Dr. Retta Evans firstname.lastname@example.org (205) 996-2701
If you are a Caucasian or African-American woman age 19-30, you may qualify to participate in a research study being conducted by the UAB Departments of Human Studies and Nutrition Sciences. Eligible participants include healthy women with no existing conditions and women who have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. This study requires two morning time visits to UAB’s Nutrition Science Building and UAB Hospital. If you smoke, are currently pregnant or are more than moderately overweight, you will not qualify for the study. You will be asked to complete tests that assess aerobic fitness, energy expenditure, bone density, body fat composition, muscle mitochondrial function and insulin sensitivity. You may be compensated for your time. Call Brandon Kane at 975-3806.
A study is recruiting overweight African-American and European American girls ages 7-11 to investigate the effects of diet on weight-loss and body composition. This 25-week study involves 7 clinic visits, 7 education sessions, and compensation. The PRIMO study, Annie 975-3494