Research Subject Recruitment
Would you like to be a subject in a nutrition research trial? The following studies are recruiting for subjects:
Study on effects of dailing timing of protein intake
This study will look at how within-day patterning of protein intake (even vs. skewed) combined with resistance training will influence changes in body composition, skeletal muscle and health during weight loss.
For this 18-week study, participants will come to the Purdue Clinical Research Center for eight testing days, which are before (baseline) and at the end of a 16-week weight loss intervention consisting of a controlled diet and resistance training program. Dietary counseling, gym memberships and personal trainers will be provided. Testing days will include measures of body composition (including muscle size), muscle strength and fitness, and clinical health parameters (i.e., blood pressure).
Participants will receive $1,000 for completing the study.
Men and women age 19 to 50 who are overweight, in general good health, nonsmokers, nonpregnant, and interested in participating in this study should contact Jan Green at firstname.lastname@example.org or 49-47660 for more information.
The principal investigator is Wayne Campbell, professor in the Department of Nutrition Science.
Study on the impact of drinking common beverages with breakfast on blood glucose and insulin levels
Participants are being sought to participate in a study that will look at how drinking different common beverages (milk, low-fat milk, nonfat milk, orange juice, coffee and water) with a meal changes blood sugar and insulin levels after eating.
Almonds and weight management study
Participants are needed by the Department of Nutrition Science to study the role of almonds in weight management.
Men and women age 18-60, overweight but generally in good health, who have no nut allergies and who are interested in participating in this study should contact Jaapna at email@example.com. Participants may earn up to $200 upon completion of the study.
The following sites provide information about human clinical research trials in the Department of Nutrition Science.
- Laboratory for Integrative Research in Nutrition, Fitness & Aging
- Laboratory for Sensory and Ingestive Studies
Information about the research process and your rights and responsibilities as a human subject: