|Sprint to Fitness Study|
Sprint to Fitness Study
Why are we doing this Study?
This study is part of a continuing effort to understand motivation to engage in exercise.
Who is eligible for this Study?
You may be eligible for this study if you:
- Are between the ages of 18 and 40 years
- Do not currently exercise more than one hour once per week
- Are healthy enough to exercise
- Do not have injuries or disabilities that prevent you from exercising
- Are not taking blood pressure or heart disease medication
- Are not pregnant
- Do not use tobacco products
What is required of me for this study?
18 assessment and 18 exercise training visits (less than 2 hours each) to GFHNRC and/or Choice Health and Fitness over a 17 week period. Assessments will include questionnaires; electrocardiogram recording, measurements of height, weight, and blood pressure; blood sampling; participation in an interactive computer game; and estimates of body composition, leg muscle strength, and aerobic and anaerobic exercise capacity.
Will I get compensated for my time?
You can choose to receive a 24-month membership to Choice Health and Fitness Center or up to $1327 for participating.
Important Information for Non-US Citizens
Please be aware, compensation is offered for study participation. If you are not a United States citizen, you should check your documentation to make sure you can receive money from a non-University source without jeopardizing your status in the United States.
Who can I contact about this study?
If you have more questions please call 701-795-8342 or
This study will reopen May 2019