January 11, 2017

Are you age 65 or older and looking for a way to regain muscle size and strength?

Researchers at UAB are studying how a widely prescribed medication may help older adults benefit from resistance exercise and improve muscle size and strength. Study procedures include a free personal training program plus health and fitness screenings at UAB. Eligibility requirements include: • Age 65 and older; • In good general health. For more information complete the questionnaire at: www.uab.edu/masters-trial, call 205-934-6231 or email masterstrial@uab.edu. Benefits of resistance exercise includes: • Increased strength and muscle quality; improved daily function; relief of joint/back pain, improved flexibility; bone health, reduction in falls, weight maintenance, sleep improvement; and improved blood sugar control.

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By taking part in a clinical trial at UAB, you can help generate knowledge that will change the world. Volunteers play a vital role in UAB's internationally renowned research enterprise.

You can also join ResearchMatch, a multi-institution project that pairs volunteers with researchers seeking study participants.

Trials currently available at UAB are listed above; click the tags to refine the list or search for a specific trial. To submit a trial for inclusion in this list, click here.