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Participants Needed for Exercise and Blood Pressure Study


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Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago are performing a clinical research study on the effects of weight training versus aerobic training in African Americans and Caucasians with blood pressure above 120/80 mmHg–

  • Researchers are seeking adults with blood pressure above 120/80 mmHg between the ages of 18 and 55 for participation. 
  • Participants will be randomly chosen to participate in either a supervised aerobic or weight training program for 8 weeks during the study. Total participation in the research study will include 6 months of health screenings and assessments, free personal training, ultrasound vascular evaluations, fitness evaluations, and body fat analyses.  Financial compensation provided.
  • Participants will undergo these procedures at UIC’s Clinical Research Center and Integrative Physiology Lab.   

For more information about participation in this study, please contact Grenita Hall, PhD, at 312.996.8774 or email bpvrstudy2018@gmail.com.

This study is being conducted by PI: Dr. Shane Phillips in the Department of Physical Therapy.

Department of Physical Therapy
1919 W. Taylor Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612