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Mason Students: Tell Us What You Think About Mason Offering STD Self-Testing Kits

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Our Department of Global and Community Health is conducting an online survey of current Mason students (BOTH graduate and undergraduate students aged 18 years and older) to examine their perceptions of and willingness to use sexually transmitted disease (STD) self-testing services if offered on campus.  The survey has received IRB approval and will take students approximately 10 minutes to complete online (they can complete it on a computer, tablet, or smartphone).  In order to get accurate results, we need as many Mason students to complete the survey as possible.  

Mason undergraduate and graduate students can take the survey here

If you have any questions or concerns about the survey please contact Dr. Lisa Lindley, the Principal Investigator, at llindley@gmu.edu or the Office of Research Development, Integrity and Assurance at IRB@gmu.edu.

Muscle Oxygen Use and Sleep Apnea

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).

For more information, email Jeffrey Herrick or call 703-993-1263.

Breast Cancer-related Fatigue

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A group of Mason researchers are examining the impact of a prescribed aerobic exercise routine on breast-cancer related fatigue. Read more about their breast cancer research.

For more information on the study or the grant, contact Lynn GerberAli Weinstein, or Patrice Winter, or call 703-993-5036.

Child Health, Exercise, and Wellness

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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).

For more information, email Sara Kohn Rhoades or call 703-993-6162.

Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury

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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.

For more information and eligibility requirements, visit the Department of Rehabilitation Science's website.

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