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For more Information about our active research protocols, please contact Dr. Christine Coussens, via email or call 703-993-3485.
Water Consumption and Resting Energy
Researchers in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies are conducting a study to determine if a relationship exists between water intake, hydration status, resting energy expenditure, and substrate oxidation, and if water consumption aids in weight management and obesity prevention. Learn more about the study (pdf).
Researchers in the Department of Rehabilitation Science are conducting a study examining muscle oxygen use in people with obstructed sleep apnea. The study is recruiting people ages 18-55, both with and without a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea. Learn more about their study (pdf).
Researchers in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies are conducting a study to help get children who are overweight and obese to a healthy weight. The six-month CHEW (Child Health, Exercise, and Wellness) program teaches families about healthy eating and activity through counseling and cooking demonstrations. Learn more about the study (pdf).
The research project "Effects of Locomotor Training on Cardiorespiratory Function and Walking Performance in People with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury" seeks volunteers 18 years of age or older with an incomplete spinal cord injury who will commit to two separate visits to laboratory for testing at the start and the finish of 12 weeks of FREE locomotor training.