Loss of Fat Tissue and Functional Responses to Exercise in Older, Obese Adults (I’M FIT)
Long Study Name: Improving Muscle for Functional Independence
Study Type: Physical activity/weight loss
The I'M FIT study will determine if eating fewer calories while in a strength training program makes the program more effective.
Random (by chance) assignment to receive either a resistance training exercise program or a resistance training exercise program with restricted calorie intake.
- Age: 65-79
- Not currently doing strength training and willing to participate in a 5-month strength training program
- Have not had a hip or knee replacement
- Not a smoker
Study Duration: 5 months
- Health and medical screenings at no cost to you
- Participation in a weight loss and/or strength training program led by trained specialists
If you are interested in the I'M FIT study, call 713-8518 or email firstname.lastname@example.org