Interested in Participating in a Research Study?

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Laboratory conducts research at the CU-Boulder campus. Find general information about participating in a study (and get started with an online screening form) here.

The lab is looking for volunteers for the following studies:


high-fat dietWestern Diet Study

Help Us Discover How Diet Affects Your Health

STUDY PURPOSE:

To investigate the effects of eating a Western style diet on health and physiological function.

PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE:

  • Physical exam
  • Complete blood panel — blood sugar and cholesterol
  • Exercise stress test (>60 years only)
  • Aerobic capacity (VO2 max)
  • Blood pressure screening
  • DEXA body composition scan (only if meeting all study requirements)

WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Men and women, aged 18-29 or 60-79
  • Currently performing regular aerobic exercise OR do not exercise
  • Willing to undergo 7 days high fat diet controlled feeding (all meals provided) and 7 days of low fat diet feeding, with a washout in between

CONTACT US:

ipalab@colorado.edu
303-735-6410