Are you thinking about starting an exercise program and wish to gain valuable information about your body composition and aerobic fitness?
The Doyle-Baker Lab at the University of Calgary recruited participants for a study investigating the relationship between physical activity and gut bacteria composition. participants were:
- Between the ages of 18-55 yrs.,
- Considered: sedentary and unfit, i.e., sit for 12 hours a day and did participate in physical activity
- A BMI of 28 or higher
- Had no known chronic illness, cardiac disease, and not currently taking any medications
Participation involved providing information about physical activity and diet, a stool sample, as well as taking part in 1 hr of testing that involved a body composition scan (DXA) and a submaximal bike test. Upon completion the participant summary included: personal results (body composition, blood pressure, heart rate, aerobic fitness etc.)
Thank you for your interest in this study, please click the link below to fill out a prescreening survey to help us determine your eligibility to participate in this study. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/foragestudy