Men and Women, over the age of 70
The purpose of this study is to compare the effects of a 6 month structured physical activity program with daily nutritional supplementation or placebo on changes in functional limitations in older adults with mobility limitations at baseline.
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2 screening visits, 5 assessment visits, and 3 on-site exercise sessions per week for 6 months.
Daily nutritional beverage containing whey protein, calcium, vitamin D and other nutrients.
$15 for first screening visit and up to $900 if you qualify and complete the study
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- Length of study
Total length of the study including resident stays and nonresident visits.
This does not mean you will be testing the entire time.
The length of time volunteers are required to stay overnight at the HNRCA. Residents have their own private room, bathroom, television, VCR, and phone during their stay.
The amount of reimbursement for travel and inconvenience.
- Number of visits
Total number of nonresident visits.
- Study diet
Indicates meals which will be provided by the HNRCA
- Can I work?
Indicates if you will be able to work and if so, when.
For more information about this study, please call Volunteer Services at 1-800-738-7555 or complete our Study Inquiry Form.
We appreciate your interest in our program and we hope to work with you in the future.
The Recruitment Office
Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University