Our laboratory is always recruiting men and women to participate in our research studies. Participation in our studies not only helps contribute to science, but can also be a fun learning experience.

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#1: Project M.N.O.P. (UCF IRB #SBE-18-14657)

Why are we doing this study? To determine if observing strong or weak muscle contractions of the hand and wrist affect muscle strength.

Who can participate? Healthy men and women ≥ 60 years of age.

Who can't participate? Major exclusion criteria include (but are not limited to) individuals that lack transportation, have a history of disease and/or major medical complications, and use medications that may affect muscle performance.

Time commitment: 4, ≤2 hour visits to the laboratory

Compensation available?: Yes, $50 in the form of gift cards

Principal Investigator: Dr. Stock

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#2: Mental Imagery Study (UCF IRB #170)

Why are we doing this study? To determine if resistance training experience influences the effects of mental imagery on brain function

Who can participate? Healthy men and women 18-35 years of age that have:

•NOT participated in any resistance training over the past 6 months

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•Participated in resistance training at least 3 days per week over the previous 6 month

Who can't participate? Major exclusion criteria include (but are not limited to) individuals that lack transportation, have a history of disease and/or major medical complications, and use medications that may affect muscle performance.

Time commitment: 2, ≤2 hour visits to the laboratory

Compensation available?: Yes, $20 in the form of gift cards

Principal Investigator: Dr. Stock

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