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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#3 Biceps Curl NeuroMap Study (UCF IRB TBD)

Why are we doing this study? To determine if muscle activity is similar when lifting light weights until exhaustion versus heavy weights until exhaustion.

Who can participate? Healthy men and women 18-35 years of age that have participated in upper-body resistance training at least once per week over the previous 6 months.

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 are unfamiliar with upper-body resistance training.

Time commitment: 3, ≤2 hour visits to the laboratory

Compensation available?: Yes, $10 in the form of a Starbucks gift card

Principal Investigator: Dr. Stock

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